Peter Goldwyn has been promoted to vice president of acquisitions andTamara Lecker to director of acquisitions and development at Samuel GoldwynFilms.

Goldwyn will continue to pursue projects from the company's Los Angeles officeand will work closely with president Meyer Gottlieb in negotiating pre-buys andbringing completed projects to the company.

Lecker will continue to operate out of the New York office, working with vicepresident of development Julie Huey and Goldwyn in securing pre-buys and findingcompleted projects.

Prior to joining Samuel Goldwyn Films, Goldwyn worked in production atSatellite films and Motion Inc, and as an assistant director for ESPN


His acquisitions credits for Goldwyn include Super Size Me, as well as the2005 Sundance trio The Squid And The Whale, Marilyn Hotchkiss'Ballroom Dancing And Charm School, and Pretty Persuasion.

Lecker served as manager of acquisitions and co-productions at Lions GateFilms/Artisan Entertainment, and was involved in the development of such titlesas Stage Beauty and Havana Nights.

"Peter has demonstrated an outstanding ability to recognise quality films, andthe passion and commitment he personally makes to each film give producers alot of confidence," Gottlieb said, adding: "Tamara has terrific judgment andhas demonstrated a drive to succeed."