Allison Silver has been promoted to senior vice president ofinternational physical production at Focus Feature, effectiveimmediately.

Silver previously served as vice president of international physicalproduction and joined the company as a production executive in autumn2002.

Reporting to president of international sales and distribution AlisonThompson, she will remain in the company's Manhattan offices overseeingall aspects of physical production and post-production, as well asdistributor servicing, on Focus Features International's upcomingslate.

Christine H Kim and Jerry Melichar, both based in Manhattan andreporting to Silver, have also been promoted.

Kim, formerly manager of international distributor services, rises todirector of international delivery and post-production services.

Melichar has been named manager of international distributor servicesand previously served as assistant manager of internationaldistributor services.

Silver has supervised international physical production andpost-production on such films as Pedro Almodovar's Bad Education and Volver, and Jim Jarmusch's Broken Flowers.

Prior to Focus, Silver worked at Miramax Films and as an independent producer.