GALLO CLIMBS THE PARAMOUNT SUMMIT
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[ November 12th 2001 ]

Fred Gallo has been promoted to president of feature production management for Paramount Pictures Motion Picture Group. Fred Gallo, an eight-year veteran of the studio, was previously exec VP of feature production management.

He will continue to report to prexy of production Michelle Manning and oversee the worldwide day-to-day aspects of physical production for the studio. "For the past eight years, Fred has demonstrated remarkable talent and extraordinary dedication to Paramount Pictures," said Manning. "It gives all of us here great pleasure to know that Fred will remain a member of our production team for years to come."

Gallo has been involved with over 100 productions for Paramount including such films as Titanic, Face/Off, The Truman Show, The General's Daughter, Runaway Bride, Wonder Boys, Mission: Impossible 2, What Women Want, Save the Last Dance and Lara Croft: Tomb Raider.

He is currently overseeing production management on Cameron Crowe's Vanilla Sky, starring Tom Cruise, Penelope Cruz and Cameron Diaz. Pic will be released Dec. 14.

Before joining the studio, Gallo was exec producer of Aspen Extreme, following a long-term post as VP of worldwide production for Warner Bros. At WB, he was involved in the production of more than 125 features.

Prior to entering the studio system, Gallo produced and worked as an assistant director on a number of films, including Body Heat, Murder by Death, Sleeper, Everything You Wanted To Know About Sex and Bananas. He won the DGA award for his work as an a.d. on Oscar winners The Godfather, Annie Hall and Rocky.

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