Los Angeles-based productionand worldwide sales company Little Film Company has hired Clay Epstein as vicepresident of sales and acquisitions.

Epstein will report directlyto company chiefs Robbie and Ellen Little and will oversee sales, distributionand marketing of the slate, as well as identifying potential acquisitions.

Prior to joining The LittleFilm Company, Epstein served more than four years as sales executive at FirstLook Studios (formerly First Look Media). Before that he managed rights and availabilitiesas worldwide distribution coordinator for PorchLight Entertainment.

He started his career atKushner-Locke as international sales assistant.

The Little Film Companysells between three and five pictures a year and acts as an executive producerspecialising in the development, financing and packaging of pictures of varyingbudgets.