Will Packer Productions has promoted Alvi Hartado to the position of Development Director.
In the new role, Hartado is responsible for identifying content, filmmakers and talent for feature film development and production. He reports directly to Johanna Bayer, Will Packer Prods. ‘(WPP) Executive Vice President of Motion Picture.
“Alvi is an integral part of our film team,” says producer and founder Will Packer, with the announcement of the Hartador promotion. “He will become essential to our short- and long-term goals when we begin a new chapter in the WPP.”
Hartado joined WPP in 2017 as an assistant to the film’s president and was promoted to creative executive in 2020. During his tenure with the company, Hurtado has focused on the company’s expanded development slate while competing with different and innovative voices. Outside of the WPP, he is the co-founder and board member of The Latin Tracking Board, an organization for Latin ex-executives in Hollywood.
“I’m looking forward to continuing my work with Will, Johanna and the WPP team in this new role, it’s an exciting time for the company,” Hartado said. “I am thrilled to meet our goal of empowering new voices and telling unique and entertaining stories.”
Will Packer Productions’ movies grossed more than $ 1 billion at the box office, with ten films opening at number one, including “Girls Trip” and “Night School.” The company’s most recent film, The Photograph, debuted in February 2020, and their latest film, Beast, was released in August 2021 in South Africa. “” No good deeds, “” Think like a man, “” Travel with, “” Think like a man, “” Accept, “” Obsessed, “” Breaking in, “and” Stamp the Yard. ” “