Anne Durupty has been named to the post of deputygeneralmanager of France's film body the CNC.

Recently tippedas head of the organisation, Durupty is a highlyeducated civil servant who has recently served as a communications director forthe Direction of Media Development.

She waspreviously general manager of broadcast watchdog the CSA and has also worked atterrestrial channel France 3.

Durupty replacesMonique Barbaroux. Durupty'sappointment was announced by new CNC chief Veronique Cayla.