Paulette Osorio has joined Focus Features as vicepresident of publicity and will be based in the company's West Coast offices.

Osorio will oversee corporate publicity and publicity campaignsfor genre banner Rogue Pictures, and reports directly to Focus executive vicepresident of publicity and marketing Adriene Bowles.

She will also contribute to Focus' release campaigns and beginswork on the Mar 3 Rogue release of Dave Chappelle's Block Party, directed by Michel Gondry.

Osorio most recently served as a publicity consultant to WarnerBros on such pictures as Ocean's Twelve and Troy, and prior to that she headed publicity for features andtelevision at Castle Rock Entertainment.

Prior to Castle Rock she was an account executive at John IltisAssociates in Chicago, handling field publicity campaigns for productioncompanies.

Rogue's other upcoming releases include Vondie Curtis Hall's WaistDeep, Asif Kapadia's TheReturn starring SarahMichelle Gellar, and Ronny Yu's Fearless, which stars Jet Li.