Michael Stone has joined Regent Entertainment as director of international sales and servicing as part of the expansion of the company's international sales division. Stone was most recently vice president worldwide distribution at Blue Rider Pictures and previously director of international servicing at Lakeshore International and Trans Atlantic Entertainment. He held positions at Turner Entertainment Company and Network Ten, Australia.

He will work alongside Meggan Kimberley, the former sales chief from Rysher Entertainment, who joined Regent International at the end of last year. He will report to Mark R Harris, a partner in Regent Entertainment.

Regent International runs separately from Regent Moonstone, the sales joint venture with Etchie Stroh's Moonstone Entertainment which is handling Regent productions such as Maze directed by actor Rob Morrow and starring Morrow and Laura Linney and romantic comedy Woman's Helluva Thing starring Angus McFayden.