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Akselrad leaves HBO

HBO co-president Harold Akselrad is leaving the company after 25 years. In charge of the network's legal, business affairs, technology and film acquisition groups, Akselrad leaves the company after concluding numerous deals with theatrical studios, including Dreamworks, Universal, and Fox, that will secure the flow of Hollywood films.
December 10, 2008

HBO co-president Harold Akselrad is leaving the company after 25 years. In charge of the network’s legal, business affairs, technology and film acquisition groups, Akselrad leaves the company after concluding numerous deals with theatrical studios, including Dreamworks, Universal, and Fox, that will secure the flow of Hollywood films.

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Senior staff writer Frederick Blichert comes to realscreen with a background as a journalist and freelance film critic. He has previously written for VICE, Paste Magazine, Senses of Cinema, Xtra, Canadian Cinematographer and elsewhere. He holds a Master of Arts in film studies from Carleton University and a Master of Journalism from the University of British Columbia.

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