Bersch took over for former president Clint Culpepper in January after a decade of profitability at Spwa. He is currently the President of Spwa and Screen Gems and made the announcement in an internal memo.
Helfand and Matukewicz will continue their oversight of the business and creative operations, respectively, while expanding their roles to jointly oversee the day-to-day management of Spwa’s wide-ranging properties and ventures, including its key focus on independently produced motion picture and episodic content for various distribution platforms.
Both will report to Bersch.
Helfand and Matukewicz have been behind a number of recent hits, such as Fede Alvarez’s thriller “Don’t Breathe,” the “Insidious” franchise, Angela Robinson’s “Professor Marston and the Wonder Women,” “Spotlight,” “Manchester by the Sea,