‘Fifty Shades’ Franchise Veteran Dana Sano to Head Film and Television during Republic Records (EXCLUSIVE)
July 19, 2017 - Fifty Shades of Grey
Republic Records has named Dana Sano Executive Vice President of Film Television. A Grammy-nominated song supervisor, she had formerly served as Senior Music Executive during New Line Cinema and has worked with such film luminaries as Paul Thomas Anderson, Sir Richard Attenborough, and David Fincher, among others.
For a past decade, Sano spearheaded a soundtrack albums for a “Fifty Shades of Grey” authorization as an eccentric song supervisor, collaborating closely with Republic, that expelled a compilations. She’s now operative on a third installment, “Fifty Shades of Grey: Freed,” slated to strike theaters in Feb. 2018.
In her new position, Sano will manage all film and radio projects. In addition, she’ll be concerned in Federal Films, that “will try non-traditional opportunities for film and TV on interest of Republic in conjunction with Universal Music Group’s Polygram Entertainment division,” according to an proclamation of her appointment.
The Los Angeles-based Sano, who was recently invited to join The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, will conduct a dialect from a west seashore and news to Republic co-founders and arch executives Monte and Avery Lipman.
“An entrepreneurial engine drives Republic,” pronounced Sano. “They’re constantly looking ahead, innovating, and environment a gait for a attention during large. Republic’s enlargement into calm branding will concede for bigger opportunities in a film, tv and entertainment mediums. It’s an unusual respect to embark on this subsequent section with them.”
Added Monte Lipman: “I’ve always dignified Dana’s independence, resourcefulness, and long-standing relations with today’s tip filmmakers and studio executives; her ability to navigate seamlessly by shark-infested waters of Hollywood is zero brief of extraordinary.”