Walt Disney Studios Intl. Prods. has hired Jason Reed as its new EVP and GM, reports VARIETY . Reed will have the power to greenlight projects for specific foreign markets. He will shepherd all aspects, both creative and business, of these productions.
In recent years, Disney has made several films for select audiences. There were Argentinean, Brazilian and Mexican renditions of HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL, in addition to the Indian animated ROADSIDE ROMEO, Chinese animated SECRET OF THE MAGIC GOURD, and the Russian heavy vfx fantasy BOOK OF MASTERS.
Reed previously worked as EVP of production for Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures.