Media Rights Capital's Liz Jenkins Named VP, Corporate Development (Exclusive)
Liz Jenkins has been promoted to vice president of corporate development at Media Rights Capital. She'll oversee sales strategies across MRC's film and television divisions, as well as shepherd the company's joint domestic distribution venture with Universal.
Jenkins, who joined MRC in 2008, has played a key role in shaping the company's strategic initiatives, including the five-year, 20-picture output deal with Universal. She has also assisted in structuring talent deals.
MRC has built an impressive slate of films, including the Matt Damon-Emily Blunt starrer The Adjustment Bureau, which is currently in theaters. Upcoming titles include 30 Minutes or Less, directed by Ruben Fleischer and starring Jesse Eisenberg, Danny McBride and Aziz Ansari, and Seth McFarlane's TED.
MRC also is making two projects with District 9 writer-director Neill Blomkamp, including Elysium, which Sony and MRC will release on March 8, 2013.
In her new position, Jenkins will continue to focus on identifying new strategic partnerships and distribution deals. She'll also continue to support the company's day-to-day business planning, production budgeting and foreign sales efforts.
Jenkins previously worked for Credit Suisse as an associate in the media and telecom investment banking group, whose clients included AMC Theatres, Deluxe and Cinemark.