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Leslie Cohen

Executive Producer | Producer

Leslie Cohen is a senior film and content executive who has spent 20+ years developing and acquiring ground-breaking content across platforms including multi-year multi-million-dollar studio content, independent DEI films, concerts and standup comedy. In her most recent role as Senior Vice President of Content Acquisitions for Warner Bros. Discovery, HBO/HBOMAX, Leslie was responsible for acquiring films from major studios, independent suppliers and international partners. Studio deals include A24, Sony, MGM, Warner Bros., Paramount, Bleeker Street, Magnolia and NEON among others as well as the 2022 Academy Award Winning Drive My Car. During her tenure, Leslie curated content including feature films, concerts, comedy specials, and series as well as artist-forward films for Warner Bros. Discovery 150. Leslie expanded and organized the acquisitions team to help lead the evolution of HBO brand portfolio programming from linear to streaming. She holds a BA from Dartmouth College and an MBA from New York University Stern School of Business.


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