Lauren Kisilevsky joined Disney Branded Television.
Kisilevsky, who was previously VP, Original Movies, Disney Channels, will become SVP, Original Movies, Disney Branded Television.
She will develop and oversee the production of a number of films for Disney Channel and Disney +. It comes after the company launched the Disney Branded Television Unit under the direction of Gary Marsh.
Kisilevsky reports to Ayo Davis, EVP, Creative Development and Strategy, Disney Branded Television.
She was previously responsible for Disney Channel original films including Upside-Down Magic, Descendants 3, Zombies 2 and the upcoming Spin, as well as Disney +’s Secret Society of Second Born Royals and the upcoming Sneakerella.
Prior to joining Disney Channel, Kisilevsky developed feature films such as Paper Heart, Nothing Like the Holidays and Pandorum, and worked with Reese Witherspoon and Ashton Kutcher on the executive side.
“Lauren is an exceptional creative leader whose deep understanding of our brand and tremendous contributions continue to lead to must-experience films for children and families,” said Davis. “As Disney Branded Television continues to step up its efforts to attract and build the best, most complete home for creative talent, I am confident that Lauren will continue to play a critical role in providing high quality, magical and heartfelt stories for the years to come They.”