Erin Austin has been promoted to executive vice president, business and legal affairs, and Jim Gladstone has been promoted to senior vice president, business and legal affairs, at Artisan Entertainment.
Austin is charged with overseeing the company's business and legal affairs for acquisition and production of theatrical, home entertainment and TV product. She was previously senior vice president. In her new capacity, she will increase her responsibilities in line with Artisan's corporate objectives including library and strategic initiatives.
Gladstone, who was formerly vice president and deputy general counsel, is responsible for the business and legal affairs for the company's distribution arrangements including theatrical distribution, international and television licensing and home video distribution. He will increase his role in connection with corporate and film financing.