Antholis becomes President, HBO Miniseries

Colin Callender announced yesterday that he has decided to leave his post as president of HBO Films.  Callender, who first joined HBO in 1987 after establishing himself as one of Britain’s leading film and television producers, plans to launch a new entertainment and content company, the details of which will be announced in 2009.

Upon Callender’s departure Greek American producer, Kary Antholis, will become president, HBO Miniseries and Len Amato will become president, HBO Films, both reporting to Michael Lombardo, president, Programming Group and West Coast Operations.

Kary Antholis has been senior vice president, HBO Films and Miniseries, since November 2004 and overseen the development and production of the HBO Films’ WIT and THE GATHERING STORM, as well as JOHN ADAMS, ANGELS IN AMERICA, GENERATION KILL and the upcoming THE PACIFIC.


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