FTVM alum Phil Ranta (pictured second from right) was recently featured in Variety's article "Hollywood's New Leaders: Digital and PR." The magazine's "New Leaders" section profiles those to look out for in the worlds of film, TV, digital, and more. Ranta, the new Chief Operating Officer of Collective Digital Studio, a multi-platform digital entertainment company, is responsible for overseeing the network, the engineering and distribution teams, and for developing strategies to strengthen CDS's MCN. Michael Green, chairman of CDS, states, "Phil has a deep understanding for digital media [...] As we continue to grow, he will play a key role in helping us build the infrastructure needed to maximize opportunities that best serve channels, brands, and creators." Read the full article here.