(November 16, 2000 – Burbank, CA) - Jeff Robinov has been promoted to Executive Vice President, Production, Warner Bros. Pictures, it was announced today by Lorenzo di Bonaventura, President, Worldwide Production, for the Studio. Robinov, who joined the company as a Senior Vice President, Production, in January of 1997, has been instrumental in such projects as the Academy Award-winning blockbuster “The Matrix” and its highly anticipated sequels, as well as the hit films “Any Given Sunday,” “Romeo Must Die” and “The Perfect Murder,” and the upcoming films “Exit Wounds,” “Cats & Dogs,” “Swordfish” and “See Spot Run.” He is currently overseeing the Studio’s “Death to Smoochy,” “The Time Machine” and “Arac Attack.” “Jeff is an invaluable member of our team and I am delighted to recognize his achievements with this promotion,” di Bonaventura said. “His dedication and hard work on some of this Studio's biggest projects has not only contributed some powerful films to our slate but distinguished him as an executive with tremendous vision.” Prior to joining Warner Bros. Pictures, Robinov spent three years as an agent with International Creative Management, handling the careers of numerous stellar writer-directors, including the Hughes Brothers (“From Hell”), the Wachowski brothers (“The Matrix”) and Academy Award winner Chris McQuarrie (“The Usual Suspects”), among others. He started his career as an agent at Writers & Artists. Robinov will continue to be based at the Studio’s Burbank headquarters, reporting directly to di Bonaventura.
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