Miramax Films has appointed Kelly Carmichael, Carla Gardini andHannah Minghella as creative executives while David Greenbaum and Eric Robinsonhave been promoted to directors of production and development.

Carmichael will continue to be based in New York and will focusher efforts on casting, while Gardini will work from Miramax's Los Angelesoffices and concentrate on production and development.

Greenbaum has relocated to Miramax's London offices and will workon UK and European film and television projects.

Minghella will focus on film and theatre development from thecompany's New York offices along with Robinson, who will focus on acquisitionsand development.

"The hard work and unparalleled dedication of these fiveindividuals will perfectly complement our outstanding production department,"Poster said in a statement.

"Developing executive talent has been a long-standing tradition atMiramax, and it excites me to think of the creative energy that these promotionswill bring to the company."

Carmichael joined Miramax in 1999 as Poster's executive assistant,while Gardini, who started her career at Miramax as assistant to executive vicepresident Jon Gordon, is rejoining the company after serving as executiveassistant to John Goldwyn at Paramount.

Greenbaum joined Miramaxin 2001 an assistant in the acquisitions department before becoming executiveassistant to co-chairman Harvey Weinstein.

Minghella began her career as a production assistant on TheTalented Mr Ripley andjoined Miramax in 2000 as assistant to former director of development MichelleSy.

Robinson startedout in the mailroom at the William Morris Agency and joined Miramax in 2000 asexecutive assistant to Harvey Weinstein.