Stewart Till's Signpost Films has appointed Nina Sadowsky as its Los Angeles-based president of production.

Sadowsky was president of Meg Ryan's Prufrock Pictures for five years and executive produced The Wedding Planner. Prior to joining Prufrock, she produced Sundance title Jumpin' At The Boneyard.

"Nina has all the attributes we were looking for in this position," said Signpost chief Stewart Till. "She has great taste and a strong history of effective development. She is also popular and well connected with an impressive personality."

Sadowsky takes up the position with immediate effect. She reports to Till.

"This a tremendous opportunity," she said. "Signpost is a dynamic company and I look forward to contributing to its evolution."