MUMBAI: Erica Motley has been appointed as international acquisitions consultant
of Icon Entertainment International.
She will report to the company's
new chief executive Stewart Till. She will work closely with Chloe Sizer, head
of development, and Toby Hill, head of UK acquisitions, to acquire new projects
for international sales.
Her appointment is part of Icon's first moves
since it was acquired by New York-based Access Industries last November.
previously worked with Till at United International Pictures, where she was vice-president
of international acquisitions when Till was chief executive. At UIP, she was part
of a worldwide distribution team and involved in such projects Elite Squad,
Torrente3 and Old Boy.
on Motley's appointment, Till said, "She has fantastic relations with the
US filmmaking community and will be a great asset to the company. In her role
she will be the point of contact for all US-based producers, agents and financiers."
began her film career as an international acquisition executive at HBO. She later
joined Fox, where she launched channels and negotiated deals with film studios,
international sales agents and independent producers.
Most recently, she
has been working as the packaging and distribution consultant for the American
Film Company on Robert Redford's The Conspirator.