Independent production company Heretic Films has named producer and entertainment attorney Gregory Segal as its new president.
Segal has represented the company as its attorney on “Low Down,” starring Elle Fanning and John Hawkes, Kevin Pollak’s upcoming documentary “Misery Loves Comedy,” and Slamdance Audience Award winner “Copenhagen.”
“Greg brings Heretic extensive experience in all phases of independent film production, as well as a keen knowledge of film finance and domestic and international film distribution,” said CEO Burton Ritchie.
Pollak is part of the executive team at Heretic and is making his feature film directing debut with “Misery.” Heretic recently premiered the dark comedy “Welcome to Me,” starring Kristin Wiig, at the Toronto International Film Festival.
Segal’s recent work as a producer includes TV pilot “Elwood,” starring Ron Perlman and D.B. Sweeney, and the comedy feature “Should’ve Been Romeo.”