Los Angeles, CA – June 16, 2022 – Village Roadshow Television (VRT) announced today that Cory Lanier has joined the Company as Senior Vice President, Scripted Television. Lanier’s arrival bolsters VRT’s commitment to produce scripted content across all platforms including streaming, network, and syndication. Lanier will report to Village Roadshow’s Alix Jaffe, EVP, Television.
“We’re delighted for Cory to join us as we expand our leadership team. With his impeccable taste, tremendous breadth of experience and great working relationships across the industry, he will be a wonderful asset,” said Jaffe.
Lanier joins Village Roadshow from Sreda Global, where he served as Senior Vice President, establishing an LA presence for the international studio, building a slate of series and films. Prior to Sreda Global, he was Vice President, Television Series and Digital at Sonar Entertainment, where he produced the Jordan Peele comedy series WEIRD CITY, and docu-series LORENA, in addition to Executive Producing the eight-part docu-series THE AGE OF AI for YouTube Premium with Team Downey. Additionally, he helped develop and oversee the Amazon series HUNTERS, among others. Lanier joined Sonar following a four year stint at Legendary Television, serving as Vice President, Television and Digital Studios where he brought in the award winning video game LIFE IS STRANGE and the Michael Gallagher film THE THINNING which was produced for YouTube Red. Lanier started his career as an assistant and Creative Executive to veteran film producer Hunt Lowry.
About Village Roadshow Entertainment Group
Village Roadshow Entertainment Group is a leading global entertainment company building premier, content-rich businesses in the entertainment industry. VREG employs innovative strategies to produce, acquire and deliver intellectual properties with timeless appeal, while maximizing group-wide strategic and operational efficiencies. VREG is the holding company of Village Roadshow Pictures and Village Roadshow Television. Under its leadership by Vine Alternative Investments, Village Roadshow Entertainment Group diversified its portfolio to include financing and producing projects across multiple formats including film, television and digital.