Netflix Names Director of Independent Films
Sheroum Kim has been named Director of Independent Films at Netflix. She most recently served as SVP of Production at the entertainment and media company STX, where she worked on movies including The Edge of Seventeen, starring Hailee Steinfeld and Woody Harrelson; I Feel Pretty, starring Amy Schumer; and Adrift, starring Shailene Woodley. She also served as the company’s VP of Development. Prior to joining STX, Kim was Head of Development at 22 & Indiana Pictures, where she developed and executive produced the Clint Eastwood-Bradley Cooper hit, American Sniper. The 2006 University of Southern California graduate started her career as an Assistant at Warner Bros. and William Morris Endeavor. Kim is the latest addition to the streaming giant -- following the hire of Tendo Nagenda from Disney and former ABC Entertainment President Channing Dungey -- as the company continues to strengthen its film ranks. More here.