Chang to head Singapore operations
LONDON — Hyde Park Imagenation has tapped creative execs Jason Mirch and Yee Yeo Chang.Based at the partnership’s Abu Dhabi office, Mirch will spearhead the content division for Imagenation Abu Dhabi’s joint venture with Hyde Park Ent., which aims to greenlight up to 20 Middle Eastern and Asian pics with worldwide distribution potential. Chang will be based in Singapore, and will be responsible for managing operations of the recently formed Hyde Park Imagenation Singapore, as well as finding and developing projects in Asia. Mirch previously worked as the co-head of feature and TV development at Storyline Ent., where he developed a slate of more than 30 pics, including “Damn Yankees” (New Line), “Golden Gate” (Summit Ent.) and “Footloose” (Paramount). On the television side, Mirch developed pilots for CBS, Fox and NBC, as well as several TV movies and miniseries for cable networks. Chang previously worked at Christine Vachon’s Killer Films as an associate producer on Katherine Dieckmann’s “Motherhood,” starring Uma Thurman, Anthony Edwards and Minnie Driver. Most recently, he served as exec producer on “Lullaby for Pi,” Benoit Philippon’s directorial debut starring Rupert Friend, Clemence Poesy and Forest Whitaker.