EXCLUSIVE: Tony Glasscoe joins as head of DVD sales, Ella Field promoted.

UK distributor has appointed former Paramount Pictures senior account manager Tony Glasscoe as head of DVD sales.

Metrodome managing director Jezz Vernon said: “We are enormously excited to welcome Tony to Metrodome, with his vast experience and unrivalled contacts we’re confident he will be an outstanding member of the team.”

Glasscoe began his career in the rental industry working for Universal Pictures, progressing to handling retail for Universal Columbia Alliance and NBC Universal as an account manager.

The company has also promoted Ella Field to acquisitions manager after she joined the company last year from Mercury Media.

Giles Edwards, head of acquisitions, said: “Since joining Metrodome in early 2013, Ella has proven to be an invaluable asset the department. Canny, charismatic, smart and resourceful, she’s demonstrated time and again that she’s fully equipped for the challenges the new role lays out for her and I’m thrilled for this well deserved promotion.”

Metrodome’s upcoming theatrical slate includes Venice Award-winner Miss Violence, Gerard Johnson’s Hyena, set to open this year’s Edinburgh film festival, and Stuart Murdoch’s God Help The Girl