Jim Harvey has joined president of worldwide distribution Stephanie Denton at the fledgling Bold Films International in the role of executive vice president of international sales.

The two executives previously worked together at Lakeshore International. Harvey arrives from Media 8 and previously served at Element Films International, where he handled sales on the Kevin Costner drama Mr Brooks, among others. Before Element he served at Myriad Pictures, Lakeshore International and Summit Entertainment.

'Jim's professionalism, attitude, and relationships with the international buyers are all first class,' Denton said. 'It's a delight to be working with him again at this exciting time as we build the international arm of Bold Films.'.

'The combination of Stephanie and Jim makes a phenomenal one-two punch that will drive the Bold Films brand globally,' Bold Films co-founder Gary Michael Walters said.

Bold's Cannes' slate includes the thriller Jack, which will be directed by Joseph Ruben and is currently out to casting, and the supernatural thriller The Hole, which is currently in pre-production.