Burbank, Calif. – May 2, 2011 – Starz, LLC, President and CEO, Chris Albrecht has promoted Film Roman’s Dana Booton to the newly created position of General Manager, Head of Production for Film Roman. With more than 20 years of executive experience in the business of animation production, Booton steps into the lead executive role for the top animation studio following her previous position as Film Roman’s vice president of production. In this role, she was most recently the executive in charge of Film Roman’s current Marvel Entertainment production projects, “Ultimate Spider-Man,” “The Super Hero Squad Show“ and “The Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes. Booton joined Film Roman in 2008 after founding Studio NM8, where she served as president and chief executive officer. From its inception in 2002, Studio NM8 produced various animation projects for Disney Channel, including Daigundera, W.I.T.C.H., and A.T.O.M., and The Zula Patrol for PBS. Prior to that, Booton was at Saban Entertainment dating back to 1992, where she served in various executive roles through its 1998 sale to Fox Family Worldwide and subsequent sale of Fox Family to ABC Cable Group in 2001. Booton joined Saban in 1992 following a stint at Marvel Productions where she served in various capacities, including significant work on the legendary “X-Men” animated series.
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