Daniel Battsek named President of Nat Geo Films

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Daniel BattsekFormer Miramax Films chief Daniel Battsek, as expected, landed a new gig: president of National Geographic Films. Battsek, who was ousted as head of Disney’s specialty label Miramax in October, will begin his new job on March 15, reporting to president David Beal.

He’ll remain based in New York — at least for the time being — and be charged with overseeing the development, production, acquisition and distribution of the boutique company’s movies.

Read full article by Claudia Eller in the LA Times here.

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