SANTA MONICA, CA (CelebrityAccess) – Polygram Entertainment, Universal Music Group’s film and television division, has announced that Daniel Inkeles has been named Vice President, Scripted Film & Television.
In his new role, Inkeles, who joins Polygram Entertainment from Studiocanal where he served as Vice President of International Production and Development, will be tasked with accelerating scripted feature film and television projects. He will be based at UMG’s headquarters in Santa Monica and report to David Blackman, UMG’s Head of Film & Television Development and Production.
In making the announcement, Blackman said, “I’m thrilled to welcome Daniel to Polygram Entertainment, where we’re working closely with UMG’s artists and labels to develop film and television projects that engage fans around the world. We have only scratched the surface of what’s possible and with Daniel’s help, we will be able to expand our slate of scripted and animated features.”
“At a time when music has never been more central to our daily lives, I couldn’t be more excited to work with some of the most successful and creative artists in the world to tell the fascinating stories of their art,” added Inkeles. “I’d like to thank David, Michele Anthony and Jody Gerson for this wonderful opportunity.”