Amy Beecroft has been promoted to vice president of international theatricaldistribution at Los Angeles-based First Look Studios.

Beecroft reports directly to executive vice president of worldwidesales Ken DuBow and will oversee an expansion of the international salesoperation and play a key role in development and acquisitions.

DuBow's First Look International team includes senior vicepresident of worldwide sales and distribution Liz Mackiewicz and is currently sellingGregg Araki's upcoming comedy Smiley Face, mythical horror title Minotaur, and horror tale The Breed produced by Wes Craven.

Beecroft joined the company in September 2003 as director ofworldwide sales and distribution. Prior to First Look Studios she worked at CinemavaultReleasing as vice president of international sales.