GreeneStreet FilmsInternational (GSFI) president Ariel Veneziano has moved to Los Angeles to joinGreeneStreet Films (GSF) partner Tim Williams in the new West Coast office.
Veneziano will head up GSFIoperations and oversee its acquisitions activities. He will seek growthopportunities and increase the volume of GSF third-party acquisitions, whilebroadening GSFI's slate by finding new producing and financier partners on selectprojects.
GSF partner and head ofproduction Williams will oversee all aspects of West Coast operations andcontinue to oversee production and development and create a new slate.
Two-year veteran AnnieMarter has been promoted to director of development and will be based in NewYork. Melanie Shanley will serve as Marter's West Coast counterpart indevelopment.
"We have a uniquestructure at GreeneStreet," Veneziano said. "We're a New York filmcompany at heart with direct access to the vast pool of talent in Los Angeles. We want to work with producers who have a matching flair for material and share an ability to attract top talent."
GSFI's AFM slate includescomedy Gary The Tennis Coachstarring Seann William Scott, John Polson's thriller Tenderness starring Russell Crowe and Laura Dern, and thecomedy Bill starring AaronEckhart and Jessica Alba.
GreeneStreet co-foundersJohn Penotti and Fisher Stevens will remain in the company's headquarters inNew York along with partner and head of business affairs, business developmentand new ventures Vicki Cherkas.
"During his over threeyear tenure with us in New York, Ariel has done an extraordinary job,"Penotti said. "As the company grows on the domestic side, we want toensure the same type of growth with international."