New production post for Weinstein's Robinson


Eric Robinson has been promoted to senior vp of production and development at the Weinstein Co., where he continues to report to Michael Cole, co-president of production.

Based in New York, Robinson will work on developing and producing projects for the studio, focusing mostly on animated fare.

He is overseeing such projects as "Escape From Planet Earth," "Cricket in Times Square," "Igor," "Artemis Fowl," "Bartimaeus," "Unstable Fables," "The Nutty Professor" and "Hood vs. Evil" the sequel to the box office hit "Hoodwinked" - which he also oversaw.

Robinson began his career in 1999 as an assistant in WMA's motion picture talent department and joined Miramax Films in 2000 as an executive assistant to Harvey Weinstein, then co-chairman of Miramax. He was promoted in 2003 to a director in the production department at Miramax , and in 2005, moved to the Weinstein Co., becoming a vp in June, 2006.