Erin Stam joins Participant Media

Her credits include '27 Dresses,' 'Underdog'

Erin Stam has been named senior vp production at Participant Media.

Stam, who will report to executive vp production Jonathan King, will be responsible for supervising the development and production of narrative features. As one of her first assignments, she will oversee for Participant Overture's remake of George A. Romero's "The Crazies."

She joins Participant from Spyglass Entertainment, where she was involved in the production of such films as "27 Dresses," "Underdog" and "The Invisible." She began her career as an assistant at ICM before becoming a production exec at Tall Tress Prods., where she oversaw "Surviving Christmas."

Participant, which focusses on socially relevant entertainment, co-financed "The Visitor" with Groundswell Entertainment, and, along with DreamWorks and Paramount, took part in the upcoming "The Soloist."