David Miercort has joined Miramax Films as senior vice presidentof acquisitions and business affairs.

Based in the company's Los Angeles offices, Miercort will beinvolved in day-to-day acquisitions activities from a business affairs andlegal perspective and will also work on Miramax's worldwide promotions.

He will report to both Agnes Mentre, head of Miramax's acquisitiongroup, and Bob Osher, the company's co-president of production.

"David brings tremendous legal and business affairs experience toMiramax Films," Mentre, who made the joint announcement with Osher, said in astatement.

"His background and education are the perfect complements toMiramax's acquisitions, production and promotions departments and we areexcited to have him on our team."

Miercort most recently served as senior vice president of MyriadPictures' business affairs division, where he was responsible for overseeingall business and legal matters.

Prior to that he was a senior associate at Weissman, Wolff,Bergman, Coleman, Grodin & Evall, where he was involved in all aspects oftransactional entertainment law including talent and corporate representation.