RJ Millard, previously thepress officer and digital media development consultant for the Sundance FilmFestival, has joined IDP Distribution as vice president, publicity andmarketing.

He will direct all publicityand marketing campaigns for IDP, which is the US distribution joint venturebetween Fireworks Pictures, Samuel Goldwyn Films and StratosphereEntertainment. He will report to Michael Silberman, president of IDP, whiledirector of publicity Samantha Levine and director of marketing and promotionsDan Goldberg will report to him.

Millard's otherprevious jobs include marketing and publicity director for the Los Angeles FilmFestival, and director of publicity and marketing campaigns for StrandReleasing, The Brant Rose Agency, surface magazine, MediaTrip.com, The TrevorProject, Sundance Institute and documentary films including Just Melvin and The Kindness Of Strangers.

He will be working on filmsincluding George Hickenlooper's The Man From Elysian Fields, Henry Bean's The Believer and Sandra Goldbacher's Me Without You.