TimothyCollins has joined Focus Features as vice president of business affairs,effective immediately.

Collins will be based in Los Angeles and his duties will include negotiatingtalent deals for Focus and Rogue titles. He reports to Focus' senior vice presidentof business affairs Howard Meyers.

He most recently served as MGM's director of businessaffairs and prior to that worked at Warner Bros. for seven years as assistantgeneral counsel in the theatrical legal department, drafting talent and productionagreements for feature films.