Lionsgate names Tracy McKnight vp film music

Will supervise music use on upcoming Lionsgate titles

TORONTO -- Lionsgate has named veteran music supervisor Tracy McKnight as vp of film music, to select and license music for the studio's movie slate.

McKnight, who earlier co-founded Commotion Records along with former CBS/Sony exec Walter Yetnikoff, will supervise music use on upcoming Lionsgate titles "Five Killers," to star Ashton Kutcher and Katherine Heigl, the Nick Nolte-starrer "Warrior" and "The Winning Season."

News of her appointment comes a day after Vancouver-based Lionsgate promoted Russell Ziecker to head up the studio's TV music operations, reporting to Lionsgate music president Jay Faires.
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