Serendipity Point Films names Ari Lantos head of production

The son (pictured) of company founder Robert Lantos takes charge of the indie producer's film and TV slate.
Ari Lantos - Toronto Film Producer. Son of Robert Lantos

Veteran film and TV producer Robert Lantos has named his son, Ari Lantos, as vice president of production of Serendipity Point Films, his production shingle.

Ari Lantos, who has produced Serendipity Point titles since 2008, takes overall responsibility for the development and production of the indie producer’s film and TV slate.

His film credits include producer on Real Time and You Might As Well Live, and co-producer on Barney’s Version.

Other promotions unveiled Thursday include long-time business affairs exec Mark Musselman becoming executive vice president, while Ben Murray is promoted to director of business affairs and development.

Serendipity Point Films is best known for film titles like Being Julia and Sunshine.

Image: Peter Bregg Photography