EXCLUSIVE: Lucy Hill promoted to head of acquisitions for eOne, Australia.

Lucy Hill has been promoted to head of acquisitions for Entertainment One Films (eOne), Australia, based in Sydney.

Former acquisitions manager Hill, who joined Hopscotch Films (acquired by eOne in 2011) in 2007, will now lead film acquisition efforts for eOne’s Australian team.

She will report to eOne Film Australia MD Troy Lum.

During her tenure at the company Hill has worked on titles including The Kids are All Right, The Sapphires, Philomena, Pride, The Little Death and The Water Diviner.  

“I am delighted to announce Lucy’s well-deserved promotion. She has a strong track-record and great instincts about the creative, understands our market and audiences, and is a true champion of local filmmakers,” said Lum.

eOne Australia production and acquisitions executive Rachel Okine left the company in autumn of last year.