Hong Kong production and distribution outfit Emperor MotionPictures (EMP) has appointed Ricky Tse to oversee its international salesactivities in the role of distribution general manager.

Tse, who was formerly assistant general manager at MediaAsia Distribution, will take on responsibility for EMP's new distribution teamreporting directly to the company's chief executive Albert Lee.

EMP, which previously worked with Arclight Films on selecttitles, made its debut as a fully-fledged sales outfit at last year's NovemberAFM. The company's upcoming slateincludes The Myth, starring Jackie Chan and directed by Stanley Tong;Stephen Fung's action comedy House Of Fury and Jeff Lau's A JourneyWest starring Nicholas Tse and Charlene Choi.

"Weare delighted that Ricky has agreed to come on board with us," said Lee. "He isone of the most respected distribution executives in Hong Kong and brings withhim a wealth of experience."