Georgia Poivre joins international sales team at Paris-based firm.

Georgia Poivre

Sales agent Films Distribution has hired Georgia Poivre to join its international sales team ahead of Cannes.

Poivre joins from Wide Management, where she had been head of international sales since Oct 2014.

She previously worked at Wild Bunch Distribution, from Jan-July 2013, as marketing and acquisitions assistant for theatrical distribution and joined Studiocanal as marketing manager of the home entertainment division in Dec 2013.

Films Distribution co-founder and CEO Nicolas Brigaud-Robert said: “Georgia is a welcome addition to our sales team as we have significantly increased our investments in international titles these past months.”

Its titles over the past year have include Oscar-winner Son Of Saul, Austrian genre hit Goodnight Mommy and Nanni Moretti’s Mia Madre.

In addition to its Paris office, Films Distribution has Berlin-based subsidiary Films Boutique, which handles special-interest movies and discoveries and, Be For Films, a sales agency set up in 2014 and based in Brussels which handles European cross-over movies.