EXCLUSIVE: Noble moves from Fortissimo to Goldcrest as head of acquisitions and development.

Courtney Noble, former vice president of acquisitions at Fortissimo Films, has joined Goldcrest Films International as head of acquisitions and development.

In her new role, Noble will oversee production and development for all projects at GFI.

At Fortissimo, Noble most recently acquired Terence Davies’ upcoming epic Sunset Song, starring Agyness Deyn. She oversaw international and world premieres for titles including Winter’s Bone and Martin Scorsese’s Shine A Light.

Pascal Degove, managing director of Goldcrest Films International, said: “It’s very exciting to have Courtney join us at Goldcrest Films International, her strong relationships and proven taste are the perfect complement to our production, finance and post-production offerings.”

Goldcrest’s EFM sales slate includes Sundance Special Jury Prize (World Cinema Documentary) winner Pussy Riot - A Punk Prayer, Sebastian Junger’s HBO doc Which Way is the Front Line From Here? The Life and Time of Tim Hetherington, Sundance Audience Award (World Cinema Documentary) winner The Square, and Smash and Grab: The Story of the Pink Panthers.