SimonCrowe, formerly head of sales at Icon Entertainment, is joining Capitol Filmsas head of sales.

Aspart of the move, Eve Schoukroun has been promoted to senior sales manager.Crowe replaces Nicole Mackey, who joined Fortissimo Film Sales to spearhead itsLondon arm.

Crowesaid that UK-based Capitol has established itself "as one of, if not the,leading independent producer-sales company in Europe, having found critical andcommercial success on so many of its recent films."

Headded: "I am really looking forward to working with the 'Ladies ofCapitol', who not only have an eye for spotting a great script but alsoreal creative flair."

JaneBarclay, co-head of Capitol, added: 'We are thrilled that Simon is joiningour team with his enormous experience of working on high profile films. He willbe an invaluable addition to our team.'