Scordino to oversee distribution and acquisitions at LA-based distributor.

Cinedigm has promoted Vincent Scordino to svp of theatrical releasing. Previously, Scordino was Cinedigm’s vp of theatrical acquisitions. 

In the newly created position, Scordino will head up the company’s theatrical releasing business, overseeing distribution and acquisitions. He will continue to focus on acquiring content and establishing distribution partnerships.

Cinedigm is currently releasing Destin Daniel Cretton’s Short Term 12, which is expanding nationwide after launching in New York and Los Angeles on Aug 23. Other current and upcoming releases include Penny Lane’s Our Nixon, Jill Soloway’s Afternoon Delight, Godfrey Reggio’s Visitors and Shaul Schwarz’s Narco Cultura.

“Vincent has been a major asset to Cinedigm over the past year as we launched our theatrical releasing business.  Not only is he a top independent film executive with great taste, he’s also highly collaborative and strategic,” said Susan Margolin, co-president of Cinedigm’s Entertainment Group.  

Cinedigm plans to release 15 to 20 theatrical films per year with a variety of release patterns from traditional platform to day-and-date VOD to pre-theatrical VOD.

Prior to joining Cinedigm in July 2012, Scordino was at Millennium where he led negotiations in acquiring films including Richard Bernie and Oren Moverman’s Rampart.  Previously, he was an executive at Apparition and Picturehouse after working as an agent at Sandra Marsh Management. Scordino will report to Margolin.