Adam Bialow has been promoted to vice president ofinternational business and legal affairs at Lions Gate Entertainment in a movethat highlights the distribution and production company's expandingworldview.

Bialow will beresponsible for business and legal affairs for Lions Gate's internationaltheatrical, home video and television arms and will continue to report to WayneLevin, the company's executive vice president for legal and businessaffairs.

Bialow joinedthe company in May 2001 as senior director of international business and legalaffairs. Prior to that he was director of business affairs for SemaphoreEntertainment Group, the international television production company.