Content exec adds duties

Roban to scout films, find investors, seek distributors

ContentFilm has expanded the duties of business affairs honcho Michael Roban to include acquisitions.

Head of business affairs since the shingle launched in 2001, the Gotham-based Roban will now hold the title head of business affairs and acquisitions.

Roban’s new tasks include scouting films to be represented overseas by Content Intl. and seeking foreign investors and distributors for ContentFilm’s titles.

“We’re very happy that Michael’s reach on behalf of the company now expands beyond New York and Los Angeles,” said shingle’s chair Edward Pressman and prexy John Schmidt.

Roban will continue to head up day-to-day business affairs for ContentFilm with production execs Alessandro Camon and Sofia Sondervan.

Upcoming Content titles are Ernest Dickerson’s “Never Die Alone,” starring DMX, and Curtiss Clayton’s “Rick,” starring Bill Pullman.

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