Participant Media has promoted Jeannine Tang to Basic Counsel, the place she can be tasked with overseeing all enterprise and authorized affairs for the manufacturing firm behind Netflix’s Roma and When They See Us and Oscar Greatest Image winners Highlight and Inexperienced Ebook.
Tang, who joined Participant in January 2018 as SVP Enterprise and Authorized Affairs from The Weinstein Firm, will report back to Participant COO Gabriel Brakin.
“Jeannine has been an amazing asset to Participant since becoming a member of the corporate, leveraging her in depth information and experience,” Brakin mentioned Wednesday. “She has confirmed to be an instinctive chief, and I’m excited to have her lead this dynamic crew as they lay the muse for creating impactful content material for audiences worldwide.”
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As SVP, Tang has overseen enterprise and authorized affairs for Participant’s TV slate that features Netflix’s Emmy-nominated When They See Us, and has lead manufacturing and financing negotiations on upcoming movie tasks together with Simply Mercy and Slay the Dragon. She additionally has suggested on company issues from content material financing and strategic partnerships to copyright, trademark, human assets, governance and threat administration.
“I’ve been extremely lucky to work with such a tremendous group of individuals at Participant, and I’ve been really impressed by their dedication to the creation of excellent content material that influences social change,” Tang mentioned. “I’m thrilled to proceed collaborating with our companions in telling tales that make the world a greater place.”
Tang began off creating movies for DreamWorks Animation together with the Shrek franchise, Kung Fu Panda and Shark Story, and later labored at Sony Footage Animation. She finally left the inventive biz for legislation faculty, training after commencement at O’Melveny and Myers in its Leisure, Sports activities and Media Group, earlier than becoming a member of TWC.
Within the upcoming mission pipeline for Participant: Victor Kossakovsky’s documentary characteristic Aquarela, Julia Reichert and Steven Bognar’s documentary characteristic American Manufacturing facility, Neon’s Monos and Warner Bros’ Simply Mercy amongst others. Tom McCarthy’s Stillwater, starring Matt Damon and Abigail Breslin, kicks off manufacturing later this month.