Exec replaces longtime industry veteran Gary Martin
In his new role, Davis will supervise all physical production including post and visual effects for Columbia, as well as live-action segments of films from Sony Pictures Animation.
“It won’t be easy stepping into Gary Martin’s shoes,” Belgrad admitted. But he added that Davis brings with him “a disciplined and cost conscious approach to production management.”
Prior to joining Sony, Davis oversaw physical production for MGM from 2003 to 2005, before returning to producing. Most recently, he exec produced “In Time” for Fox and “Your Highness” and “Role Models” for Universal.