Jim Sherry steps down at Maple Pictures

Returning to his post as senior consultant

TORONTO -- Jim Sherry has stepped down as co-president of Canadian indie distributor Maple Pictures after 10 months in the post.

Sherry, a former Alliance Atlantis Communications and Miramax executive, will return to his previous post as senior consultant at Maple, with co-president Laurie May staying on in the top post.

Toronto-based Maple, which releases Lionsgate Films titles in Canada, also has output deals with Miramax Films and Gold Circle Films.