Xyz Films Expands Into Management, Hires Former Universal Exec Peter Van Steemburg

Xyz Films is expanding with a new management division, and the company has tapped Peter Van Steemburg, a former Universal executive and ICM agent, as its first hire for the division, Xyz announced Monday.

Xyz’s management division will focus on identifying emerging filmmakers globally and working with them in generating content creation opportunities. Van Steemburg will start at the company in August.

Van Steemburg was most recently the vice president of acquisitions & production at Universal Pictures Content Group, where he was responsible for acquiring independent features for North America. “Piercing” and “An Evening With Beverly Luff Linn” were among the acquisitions during Van Steemburg’s tenure at the company.

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Van Steemburg began his film career at the international distribution division of Miramax Films before joining the film finance department at Cinetic Media. Following this, he spent 8 years working
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