Dennis Higginshas joined Intermedia as senior vice president of corporate communications andpublicity, where he will oversee all the company's corporate branding andsupervise film publicity.

Higgins willalso liaise with distributors of Intermedia's films and work with Intermedia'sMunich-based parent company Internationalmedia on its international marketpositioning.

"Intermedia is a growing company and getting someone likeDennis Higgins to direct our varied communications activities is a great move,"Intermedia's chief operating officer Bahman Naraghi said in a statement.

"His knowledgeof and experience in the motion pictures business serves Intermedia well."

Higgins mostrecently served as senior vice president of publicity for Miramax Films, wherehe worked on Chicago, In The Bedroom and Gangs Of New York.

Prior to hisstint at Miramax he was senior vice president of publicity at ColumbiaPictures, where he served for 11 years.

Intermedia'supcoming releases include Terminator 3: Rise Of The Machines and the FBI serial killer thrillers SuspectZero and Mindhunters.