Senator Entertainment has appointed Dirk Dotzert tooversee the coordination of German language projects being offered tothe group's theatrical distribution and production arms.

Dotzert, who had previously worked as a freelance consultant, will workclosely with Anatol Nitschke of Senator Film Verleih and ChristophMueller of Senator Film Produktion on the initial assessment andmonitoring of projects submitted to the Berlin-basedproducer-distributor.

So far this year, Senator has become involved as aco-producer/distributor on Luigi Falorni's fiction feature debut HeartOf Fire (Feuerherz) and committed to serve as the theatricaldistributor for Marcus Mittermeier and Jan Henrik Stahlberg's Short CutTo Hollywood and Rommel Film's production of Andreas Dresen's latestfeature Wolke Neun.

Senator recently also received production support from the GermanFederal Film Board (FFA) for another Dresen feature project Whisky MitWodka.