Alliance Pictures has named Nick La Terza to the position of senior vice president, head of legal and business affairs, West Coast.
He will oversee all day-to-day business, legal and administrative matters for Alliance’s three L.A.-based film divisions: Alliance Pictures, Alliance Independent Films and Le Monde Entertainment.
Alliance’s upcoming pics include David Cronenberg’s “Existenz,” starring Jennifer Jason Leigh, Istvan Szabo’s “The Taste of Sunshine,” starring Ralph Fiennes, and Sarah Kernochan’s “Strike” (aka “The Hairy Bird”).
Terza, formerly head of business affairs at Largo Entertainment, joins the company immediately, reporting to Alliance Pictures prexy Andras Hamori and Alliance president, filmed entertainment, David Ginsburg.
Ginsburg and Terza know each other from their days at the entertainment law firm, Sidley & Austin.
La Terza also has served as general counsel at New World Entertainment.