The executive is promoted to evp of production and will take responsibility for the company’s homegrown slate. She most recently served as production svp.

Faillace has shepherded such projects as 7500, which is set for release on Aug 31, and the recently wrapped comedy Get A Job.

Prior to CBS Films she served eight years at Fox 2000, where she rose to vp of production.

“Maria is insightful, hard-working and incredibly passionate about the business of making movies,” CBS Films co-president Terry Press said. “She has strong relationships throughout the industry and a healthy respect for filmmakers.”