UK distributor Icon has created a home entertainment division, which willbe headed by Ian Dawson. Dawsonhad been HMV's head of DVD & related products and he will start at Icon inOctober 2006, reporting to Icon CEO Martin Bigham.

"This last year has seen thebuild up of a fantastic slate of new titles for theatrical release and it is anatural progression for us to now take the Icon brand out of the cinema andinto the home," Bigham said. "Ian has achieved somuch during his time with HMV and we are looking forward to him joining the London team and we are certain he will make a great successin this new venture."

Titles slated for the homeentertainment division include Down InThe Valley, The Notorious Bettie Page, The Night Listener, Trust The Man, StarterFor Ten, It's A Boy Girl Thing, Alpha Dog and Apocalypto.