James Bond producer Barbara Broccoli has been appointed to the board of the UK Film Council by Culture Minister Margaret Hodge.

Broccoli, also the chair of youth film-making initiative First Light Movies, will attend her first board meeting in September after the appointment effective Aug 4.

At EON, Broccoli is currently producing Quantum of Solace. Other than Bond, she has also worked on TV's Crime Of The Century and the stage production of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.