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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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Andrew Jeffrey joined Realscreen in 2021 as its news editor. Here, he helps to oversee assignment, reporting and editing for Realscreen's daily newsletter. Prior to his work covering documentary and non-fiction film and TV, he worked as a reporter and associate producer for CBC Edmonton, and as a reporter for The Star Calgary, where he covered daily news on beats such as local and provincial politics, health care and harm reduction, sports and education. His work has appeared in other Canadian news outlets such as TVO, the Edmonton Journal and Avenue Magazine.

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