Berger recently relocated to Los Angeles to cover a maternity leave overseeing publicity for Screen Gems’ “Underworld Awakening” and “The Vow.” She previously served as a senior VP at Miramax Films and The Weinstein Co., overseeing national release campaigns on “Finding Neverland,” “Confessions of a Dangerous Mind,” “Chocolat,” “The Cider House Rules,” “Dirty Pretty Things,” “Clerks II” and “The Nanny Diaries.”
The company’s also hired Deanna Brigidi-Stewart as VP of casting.
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LD Entertainment’s initial slate includes “Killer Joe,” which will have its US premiere at South by Southwest; the horror film “The Collection”; “Disconnect,” starring Jason Bateman and Alexander Skarsgard; and the thriller “Black Rock,” which was acquired at Sundance.
LD Entertainment plans to distribute four to six titles a year and producing four to six movies a year with budgets of up to $25 million. Recent produced titles include “The Grey” and “Albert Nobbs.”