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David Steinberg, Bob Fiorella, Jed Selkowitz, more

Insiders: Exec shuffles

Animation exec David Steinberg has joined Nickelodeon as senior veep of production for Nick Animation Studios. He was previously head of Starz Animation Toronto. Jamie Drew has been promoted to senior veep strategy and business development for Nickelodeon Group.

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Cinedigm Digital Cinema has tapped Bob Fiorella as exec veep and chief strategy officer for entertainment. He previously worked with Cinedigm CEO Chris McGurk at Disney and Universal. Cinedigm has also named Rob Springer senior veep and product manager of distributor solutions. Springer had been senior veep of technology at Relativity Media.

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Former Coca-Cola marketing exec Jed Selkowitz has joined Simon Fuller’s XIX Entertainment as senior veep of strategic marketing. He’ll oversee business development for XIX’s talent and intellectual property in North America.

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Kathy Dossett has joined Relativity Media as senior veep of human resources. She was previously a consultant at Sony Pictures Entertainment and Sony Pictures Animation.

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Tim Sweeney has been upped to senior veep of business and legal affairs, corporate, at Starz Entertainment. Sweeney has been with Starz since 2002.

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S. Gregory Boyd has joined Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz as a partner and head of the law firm’s Interactive Entertainment Group.

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Millennium Entertainment has upped Tristen Tuckfield to veep of film acquisitions. Tuckfield joined the company last September.

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