Seeking to broaden its reach and champion bigger budget films with broader appeal alongside the existing art house slate, Amazon Studios has promoted Julie Rapaport to co-head of movies.
In her role, Rapaport will work alongside fellow interim co-heads Ted Hope and Matt Newman. All three report to head of Amazon Studios, Jennifer Salke. Meanwhile the search goes on to replace Amazon Studios worldwide head of the motion picture group Jason Ropell, who left the company recently.
Rapaport will lead a new division focused on expanding the current film slate with higher budget films