David E. Saunders

Executive, Entertainment lawyer
Began career as an entertainment lawyer representing such Hollywood talent as Warren Beatty and Peter Guber. Saunders entered film production as senior vice president of worldwide production at 20th Century Fox. He then ... Read more »

Filmography

Executive (1)

FX2 - The Deadly Art of Illusion 1991 (Movie)

Allied Stars executive (Executive)

Biography

Began career as an entertainment lawyer representing such Hollywood talent as Warren Beatty and Peter Guber. Saunders entered film production as senior vice president of worldwide production at 20th Century Fox. He then held executive positions with New World Pictures, CBS Theatrical Films and Vision p.d.g. before joining the Sony-owned Guber Peters Entertainment Co. as president in 1990. In March 1992 Saunders was appointed president of Sony Pictures Entertainment's Triumph Releasing which acquires films from outside sources and independent production companies and handles back office services for domestic theatrical distribution of Columbia Pictures, TriStar Pictures and Triumph movies and also books second-run theaters for Columbia and TriStar.

Milestones

2002

Became senior vice president at APA

1992

Named president of Triumph Releasing in March

1990

Joined Sony-owned Guber Peters Entertainment Company as president

Began career as entertainment lawyer

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