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Taylor Climbs Production Ladder at Buena Vista Motion Pictures

Brigham Taylor has been promoted to svp of production, Buena Vista Motion Pictures Group, responsible for finding, developing, and overseeing the production of films under the Walt Disney and Touchstone Pictures banners.

"Brigham is a tremendous asset to our team," said Nina Jacobson, president of Buena Vista Motion Pictures Group, to whom he will continue report. "He knows good material when he sees it, and he's great with people. His contribution over the last year has been invaluable to the studio, the filmmakers and me."

Taylor has overseen the production of such films as the summer box office smash PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: THE CURSE OF THE BLACK PEARL, HOLES, THE SANTA CLAUSE 2, THE ROOKIE, THE HAUNTED MANSION, HIDALGO and MIRACLE, among others. His upcoming projects include THE LION, THE WITCH AND THE WARDROBE from the CHRONICLES OF NARNIA books, SKY HIGH and the sequels to PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN.

Taylor joined The Walt Disney Co. in 1994 as an assistant. He rose up through the ranks, spending a year as a creative exec and two years as director of development. For the past two years, Taylor was a vp of production.