Magazine article Screen International

Peter Kujawski Lands UPIP Role

Magazine article Screen International

Peter Kujawski Lands UPIP Role

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Peter Kujawski has been promoted from evp of worldwide acquisitions at Universal Pictures to the new role of managing director of Universal Pictures International Productions.

Kujawski will oversee teams in Los Angeles and London and assumes oversight of expanding the studio's international footprint through local production, financing partnerships and acquisitions in emerging markets.

He will continue to acquire English-language films for the studio on a worldwide basis and liaise with stablemates Focus Features, Universal Pictures International Entertainment and the NBCU International Television Distribution group.

The widely admired executive played a key role in acquiring select territories on Boyhood and has also made prescient calls on Zero Dark Thirty and The Wolf Of Wall Street.

The move comes several months after a restructure at the studio's international operations led to the departure of head of international David Kosse, who has since taken the top job at Film4. …

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