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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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Daniele Alcinii is a news reporter at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joins the rs team with journalism experience following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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