Tony To has been appointed executive vice president of production at Walt Disney Studios. He will report to president of production Sean Bailey and will oversee all aspects of physical production for the studio’s live action film slate.
“Tony is a gifted producer and director with an incredible wealth of experience working with the best filmmakers in the world,” Bailey said in a statement. “He’s one of the most dedicated and passionate producers I know. His unique point of view and deep working knowledge of the craft and the business are a perfect complement to our motion picture production team.”
To has been a producer of such projects as the HBO miniseries’ From the Earth to the Moon, Band of Brothers and The Pacific, as well as the feature film One False Move and HBO pic Grand Avenue. He has directed episodes of The Pacific, Band of Brothers and House MD. Last year, he created Ensemble Entertainment to generate TV projects.
Said To: “I’m honored and excited to join Sean and his team to support the incredible roster of talent that The Walt Disney Studios attracts. The Studio has an exceptionally strong upcoming slate full of impressive projects. I look forward to the opportunities ahead.”