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Salvaterra Fishin’ with Silver

Exec named VP of new company

Chris Salvaterra has been tapped VP of Casey Silver’s new film company, Gone Fishin’ Prods.

Salvaterra will head the development and production of all Gone Fishin’ projects.

“Chris is one of the most talented and driven executives I’ve had the opportunity to work with,” Silver said of his latest recruit. “His keen creative instincts were instrumental in the acquisition, development and making of ‘American Pie.’ ”

While serving as Universal Pictures’ director of development, Salvaterra helped produce the Meryl Streep starrer “One True Thing.” Prior to U, Salvaterra worked on the development of pics “Wild Wild West,” “Superman Lives” and “Mohammad Ali” for Peters Entertainment.

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