Slated Taps Tim Wesley As CEO; Yair Landau, David Wertheimer And Michael Joe Join Board

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Slated, the online film financing, sales, packaging and development marketplace, has hired Tim Wesley as CEO.

Wesley recently served as an executive digital consultant for AMC Theatres and is the former general manager of RedBox On Demand.

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He will report to Slated’s newly installed board of directors. Stephan Paternot, co-Founder, who led the company as CEO for the previous six years, will continue with the company as executive chairman.

Simultaneously joining the company’s board of directors are a trio of respected entertainment industry executives: Yair Landau, the former vice chairman of Sony Pictures and president of Sony Pictures Digital Entertainment; David Wertheimer, former president of digital at Fox Networks Group and president of Paramount Digital Entertainment; and Michael Joe, former COO of STXfilms and EVP of Universal Pictures.

Under Wesley’s direction, Slated will expand the company’s institutional capital resources to

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Liza Koshy apologized after old videos of her and David Dobrik mocking the Japanese accent resurfaced

Liza Koshy and David Dobrik, then a couple, are under fire for a pair of 2016 videos.
Liza Koshy and David Dobrik, then a couple, are under fire for a pair of 2016 videos.

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  • Liza Koshy has apologized for racist jokes in old videos filmed with her then-boyfriend and fellow YouTube superstar David Dobrik.

  • Two videos re-emerged from 2016 of her and Dobrik trying Japanese candy.

  • The pair used mock-Japanese accents, which a TikTok user called a “clear example of the normalized racism against Asians.”

  • Koshy said in her statement she never had any intention to be racist, and was sorry for any hurt she caused.

  • She said she thought her jokes were “innocent” at the time, but now realizes they are “tainted with implicit bias.”

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Liza Koshy posted a lengthy statement on Twitter apologizing for racially insensitive jokes in two of her past videos. She said she has experienced prejudice her whole life, but didn’t realize the

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