Artisan Entertainment has promoted Erin Austin to the post of senior vice president, business and legal affairs. In addition to her current responsibilities for supervising business and legal affairs with respect to the company's theatrical productions, Austin will expand her role to include responsibility for Artisan's TV productions and Artisan's new internet investment vehicle.

She was previously Artisan's vice president, business and legal affairs. She has overseen a number of theatrical projects including Blair Witch 2: Book Of Shadows, Novocaine and The Way Of The Gun. Prior to joining Artisan, she was assistant general counsel at Warner Bros.