Milstein has been named president of international at Harvest Seven Stars Media Private Equity (HSSMPE) and CEO of Seven Stars Film Studios, effective immediately.

Milstein will be based in Los Angeles and will oversee HSSMPE and Seven Stars Film Studios’ investment strategy and joint ventures outside China.

He will report to HSSMPE CEO and Seven Stars Global Entertainment chairman Bruno Wu, Harvest’s Lindsay Wright and the HSSMPE board of directors.

Milstein founded completion guarantee company CineFinance in 1997 and oversaw guarantees on The Hurt Locker and The Blind Side, among others, as well as underwriting Red Cliff.

He served as MD of worldwide business development at Aon/Albert G. Ruben, among other posts.