EXCLUSIVE: Begum promoted to head of theatrical distribution.

Wahida Begum has been promoted from head of press and marketing for both Vertigo Distribution and Vertigo Productions, to head of theatrical distribution.

Begum has worked at Vertigo since its inception ten years ago, previously working as a producer at MTV Europe, Carlton TV and London Records.

Vertigo’s Rupert Preston commented: “Wahida has played a key role in the company over the past ten years. She has been instrumental in creating and overseeing a huge range of dynamic and original campaigns for films like Streetdance, Bronson, Monsters and Horrid Henry.

“We have our busiest ever distribution slate coming up with Spring Breakers, All Stars and A Haunted House amongst many others and we are delighted that she is taking up this position which she fully deserves.”