Starz Encore Group LLC announced Friday that Nancy Silverstone has been
elevated from executive director, program acquisitions to vice president,
She will be responsible for negotiating licensing deals with independent and
major studios for first-run and library titles, library buyouts, documentary
co-productions, Starz! Pictures premieres and restoration deals.
In addition, Silverstone will oversee the multimillion-dollar acquisitions
budget and manage both the multicultural-acquisitions and film-evaluation
"In her four-and-a-half years at Starz Encore, Nancy has acquired countless
programs and has exhibited a broad range of deal-making skills," senior VP of
program acquisitions, scheduling and planning Stephan Shelanski said in a
Prior to joining Starz Encore, Silverstone was manager of film programming at
Home Box Office, where she licensed titles for HBO channels in Asia, Latin
America and Central Europe.