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IMAX Hires Anthony Vogels to Head International Development

Former UIP exec put into newly created role

IMAX Corp. has hired longtime United International Pictures executive Anthony Vogels as VP of international film development.

In the newly created position, the Los Angeles-based Vogels will be responsible for developing and representing the big-screen exhibitor’s international film interests, which includes exploring the business of local-language digitally re-mastered films in the IMAX format.

Vogels will report directly to Greg Foster, chairman and president of IMAX Filmed Entertainment and work closely with Phil Groves, senior VP, film distribution.

“The international IMAX network is expanding at a rapid pace, and this new position will enable us to help maximize the effectiveness and reach of our international film business,” said IMAX CEO Richard L. Gelfond.