Intermedia Films has appointed Sophie Meyer as development executive at its London office, co-chairmen Guy East and Nigel Sinclair have announced.

Meyer, who was previously development assistant at UK funding body British Screen, will report to department head Nick Drake. Intermedia's UK production activities include backing Ruth Jackson's West Eleven Films; Kenneth Branagh's The Shakespeare Film Company; Peter Howitt and Douglas McFerran's Power Pictures; and Anand Tucker, Frank Cottrell Boyce and Andy Paterson's Archer Street Productions.

Meyer's appointment follows that of Julie Golden as senior vice president of production at Intermedia's Los Angeles office. Golden was formerly at Larger Than Life Productions and Lakeshore Entertainment.