Floyd's affairs are in order at DreamWorks


DreamWorks Studios has tapped Chris Floyd as head of business affairs.

Floyd joins DreamWorks from Universal Pictures, where he was senior vp business affairs.

DreamWorks co-chairman and CEO Stacey Snider lauded Floyd's "proven record of accomplishment in all aspects of business affairs, which I had the opportunity to observe personally when we were together at Universal."

Floyd joined Universal in 2003. In his post at the studio, he negotiated individual talent agreements, producer term deals and co-financing arrangements for the motion picture group. He also handled business affairs activities for many on-lot producers, including Double Feature Films, Playtone, Type-A Prods. and Larger Than Life.

Before Universal, Floyd handled talent and overall production agreements for Paramount Pictures and acquisition deals for Paramount Classics. He also worked at Walt Disney Motion Pictures, where he negotiated development and production deals for Walt Disney Pictures, Touchstone Pictures and Hollywood Pictures.

Floyd began his law career as an associate entertainment litigator at Hill Wynne Troop & Meisinger. While there, he repped such entertainment corporations as 20th Century Fox and Sony Pictures Entertainment.