Mark Devereux,senior partner at law firm Olswang, has been named adeputy chair of the British Screen Advisory Council (BSAC).

Mark Devereux is a longstanding member ofBSAC, and since 2003 has been chair of the BSACCo-production Working Group which worked on policy papers about filmco-productions.

Mark Devereux said, "I am delighted tobecome a Deputy Chairman of BSAC. As digital technologies emerge andbegin fundamentally challenging established media business models, BSAC, withits broad membership, is ideally placed to engage in the policy and businessissues which affect the audiovisual industry."

BSAC is anindependent group of executives from film, television, satellite, cable, anddigital media.