SANTA MONICA, June 5, 2018 — Polygram Entertainment, the film and television division of Universal Music Group (UMG), today announced that Daniel Inkeles has been named Vice President, Scripted Film & Television.
In this newly created role, Inkeles will help accelerate scripted feature film and television projects. Inkeles, who will be based at UMG’s global headquarters in Santa Monica, will work closely with the company’s labels, Universal Music Publishing Group, as well as media companies, digital partners and film and television studios and production companies. He reports to David Blackman, UMG’s Head of Film & Television Development and Production.
In making the announcement, David Blackman said, “I’m thrilled to welcome Daniel to Polygram Entertainment, where we’re working closely with UMG’s artists and labels to develop film and television projects that engage fans around the world. We have only scratched the surface of what’s possible and with Daniel’s help, we will be able to expand our slate of scripted and animated features.”