Former The Weinstein Company and Miramax acquisitions executive has been named head of production development and studio at the SAFC.

Michelle Krumm

Krumm will start work on October 6 after relocating to Adelaide from Los Angeles where she has been based for more than 20 years.

She recently produced The Spectacular Now starring Shailene Woodley and Miles Teller.

During her tenure with The Weinstein Company as executive vice-president, head of acquisitions and co productions Krumm acquired films like Vicky Christina Barcelona, My Blueberry Nights, The Road and All Good Things.

She also acquired Australian films such as Wolf Creek, Rabbit Proof Fence, Rogue, The Silence, Death Defying Acts, Like Minds and Storm Warning.