John Biondo has joined LosAngeles-based production and financing company Infinity Media as vice presidentof business and legal affairs.

Biondo will beresponsible for structuring and negotiating production and distribution dealswith domestic and international parties for all company productions and willservice all productions by German production fund Cinerenta, to which Infinityis allied.

His other dutiesinclude negotiating contracts with talent and other general corporate and legalmatters.

Biondo will bebased at the corporate headquarters in Los Angeles, where he will reportdirectly to chief executive officer Michael Ohoven.

Biondo arrivesfrom First Look Media, where he was vice president of business and legal affairsand responsible for overseeing domestic and foreign licensing, acquisitions,project financings and production legal work.

Infinity, whoserecent credits include Saved and The Snow Walker, has also promoted Kyle Mann to director of business and legalaffairs at the company.