Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. appointed Julie Uhrman to the newly created post of executive vice president and general manager of Lions Gate's over-the-top ventures.
In this role, Uhrman will oversee the strategy, rollout and growth of the company's current streaming services, as well as explore new opportunities. Uhrman will work closely with the management of four channels on content, curation and marketing strategies. The four channels include Tribeca Shortlist Comic-Con HQ and upcoming channels Laugh Out Loud along with the recently announced Spanish-language subscription video-on-demand service for Hispanic audiences.
She will also work toward the expansion of the domestic and international distribution footprints of each service across digital, cable, telco and satellite platforms.
Uhrman previously worked as the head of platform business development for cinematic virtual reality company Jaunt Inc.