MUMBAI: Beverly Hills and New York-based Hollywood Studios International (HSI)
has appointed Eric Christenson as president of acquisitions and distribution.
who most recently consulted for Voltage Pictures and had previously handled international
sales for Graham King, said he was busy lining up his initial roster and would
announce executive appointments shortly.
will attend Sundance and Berlin to scout for possible titles and meet buyers and
plans to officially launch the sales push in Cannes. HSI will provide completion
funds on projects where appropriate.
Said HSI CEO Sir Steven Saxton, "We
are delighted to add Eric to our senior management team, "His exceptional
talent and proven track record gives us the ability to aggressively discover and
develop new opportunities around the globe.
"I am very excited to
be working with Sir Steven and the amazingly talented and energetic people at
Hollywood Studios International as we launch our new venture," Christenson
"HSI is a privately funded entertainment holding company with
subsidiaries Artist International, Models International, iCreate and Hollywood