AMBI Distribution, the international sales arm of Andrea Iervolino and Monika Bacardi’s AMBI Group, has hired JJ Nugent to work in acquisitions and international sales.

Based in the Beverly Hills office, the new hire will report to AMBI Distribution president Julie Sultan.

The AMBI Pictures slate includes action-thriller 2047 – Sights Of Death starring Danny Glover, thriller Hope Lost starring Danny Trejo, animated feature East End and Italian dramedy Tre Tocchi.

Most recently, AMBI optioned Martina Stella’s debut screenplay O.O.B.I, a psychological thriller that the company will next produce.

Nugent previsouly worked at Voltage Pictures, where he served as Nicolas Chartier’s executive assistant.