Miramaxexecutives Eric Roth and Barry Littman have joined The Weinstein Company asexecutive vice presidents and co-heads of business and legal affairs.
Both executiveswill based in the company's Los Angeles office and report directly to Bob andHarvey Weinstein.
Roth and Littmanwill oversee the company's business and legal affairs division and negotiatedeals covering all aspects of The Weinstein Company's feature and televisionbusiness, including development, production, acquisitions and co-financing.
Roth mostrecently served as senior vice president of business and legal affairs atMiramax, which he joined in 1999 as vice president of business and legalaffairs.
During histenure he worked on a broad range of projects, strategic partnerships, andtalent deals including Cold Mountain, Chocolat, and the upcoming Breaking &Entering, as well asplaying a key role in overall deals with Tapestry Films, Mirage Productions andvarious studio co-financing agreements.
Prior toMiramax, Roth worked for three years as an entertainment law associate atO'Melveny & Myers in Century City.
Littman mostrecently served as senior vice president of business and legal affairs atMiramax, which he joined in 2001 as vice president of business and legalaffairs.
He has worked onmany film projects including the Kill Bill series and the upcoming release of Derailed, and has played an instrumental role innegotiating co-financing deals and tax-driven finance structures.
At The WeinsteinCompany he will continue to handle acquisition negotiations, and recentlynegotiated deals for such upcoming releases as The Matador, Hoodwinked!, and Lucky Number Slevin. In addition, Littman is part of theteam structuring The Weinstein Company's financing and distributionarrangements.
Before Miramax,Littman served as vice president of business and legal affairs at MandalayPictures.