FilmFour hasappointed Sue Bruce-Smith, former head of sales at the operation's previousincarnation under Paul Webster, as head of commercial development.

Bruce-Smith stepsdown from her current post, head of production at production company LittleBird, in mid-July, though she continues as a non-executive director and retainsher minority share in the company. At FilmFour, she will oversee commercialinterests and develop the operation's business under Tessa Ross, head ofFilmFour.

"We are delightedthat Sue is joining us," Ross said. "Her invaluable experience in both the UKand internationally and her proven track record are a real asset to thecompany."

Bruce-Smith leftFilmFour in 2001 to move to Dublin and join Little Bird.