Universal Pictures has formed a family video division, Universal Studios Home Entertainment Family Productions.

Universal Pictures has formed a family video division, Universal Studios Home Entertainment Family Productions.

The company has named Glenn Ross, the former head of Lions Gate's Family Home Entertainment division, as GM/executive VP of the new unit.

Ross will oversee day-to-day operations and will work closely with Universal Studios Home Entertainment president Craig Kornblau to develop, produce and acquire family projects for the direct-to-DVD market and for television. Universal Cartoon Studios will now report directly to Ross.

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