Arts Alliance Media, which was recently appointed to runthe UK Film Council's digital cinema network, has appointed Howard Kiedaisch aschief financial officer.

Kiedaisch joins Arts Alliance Media from UniversalPictures International (UPI) where he was senior vice president of businessoperations and chief financial officer.

In addition to his six years at UPI, Kiedaisch has workedfor Polygram Film, EMI Music and Orion Pictures in the USA.

'I was attracted to Arts Alliance Media because ofits pioneering position in digital cinema and the success of its LOVEFiLMbusiness,' said Kiedaisch.