SENN V. MOSES has joined Universal Studios Hollywood as executive VP of marketing. He’ll oversee all marketing efforts for the company and will help develop strategy on future attractions. Moses previously was senior veep of marketing for the Paramount Parks division of Viacom.
Henson Pictures prexy Stephanie Allain has filled out the bulk of her creative and production team with the hiring of creative exec EOGHAN MAHONY, story editor DOMINIQUE DERRENGER and reader JENNY KLION, the company confirmed Nov. 17.
The trio will join BRIAN SNEDEKER, veepee of development, and KATHERINE GREENBERG, VP of production, rounding out the staff. Henson Pictures is a new startup division of Henson Prods, that is jointly owned with Sony Pictures Entertainment. The company will produce 10 to 15 pics over the next five years for Sony to distribute.
Mahony had been a story analyst for Amblin Entertainment, Caravan Pictures, 20th Century Fox and Columbia Pictures before joining Henson.
Derrenger was exec coordinator of production finance at Walt Disney Studios on more than four dozen films, including: “Sister Act,” “Alive” and “What’s Love Got to Do With It.” He also served as a creative assistant at ColPix.
Klion formerly was a writer for Storyworks Magazine at Scholastic Inc. She also was a reader for the Young Playwrights Festival at the Dramatists Guild.
The Australian Film Commission has unanimously reappointed CATHY ROBINSON as its chief executive for three years beginning Feb. 7. Robinson has held the position since 1989, as well as sitting on the body’s board of commissioners since 1991.