Paramount Pictures has hired Mika Prize as SVP of Production for the Motion Picture Group.
Priss begins April 26 and reports to Daria Ceresk and Michael Ireland, co-chairs of the motion picture group.
Ceresk and Ireland say, “Mika has a brilliant talent relationship, excellent taste and knows how to make a film from the ground up. We are excited to bring her entrepreneurial skills to the studio to help her tell fantastic stories to a global audience. He is the perfect addition to our team. “
Priss joins Don Cheadle’s production company This Radical Act Productions’ Paramount, where he served as head of development. There he supervised the development of several television projects Max A deep comedy about mental health produced by Camilla Blackett and set in HBO Max; A adaptation of A. Lee Martinez’s 2009 fiction novel Novel Demon; They can’t kill usAbout the formation of Black Lives Matter based on Wesley Loewy’s award-winning book; The story of Willie Ribs, the racecar driver in Showtime; And WarAbout the formation of the Blood and Cripps gang. In Price, Preece also developed a large-screen adaptation of screenshotter Azia Squire’s Bibi Alstone’s book Amari and the Knight Brothers for Universal Pictures.
Prior to this, Pryce was an executive at Universal Pictures where he worked on such titles Good boy, small, pacific rim 2 And go. Prior to Universal, Pryce worked as an executive at independent production company and financier Red Granite Pictures, including films Daddy’s Home For the paramount.
Priss joined the Peter Stark Production Program in Los Angeles. During her studies, she worked at foreign media capital at Liongate International before working in overseas sales, and then at Warner Bros. Langley Park Pictures.