Ealing Studios has appointed Will Machin as its new head of distribution, where he will report to managing director James Spring.

Machin is here in Berlin with the film studio. He previously worked at Capitol Films where he was head of its specialist division, Thinkfilm International.

Prior to Capitol Films he worked at UK production company, Carnaby Films where he launched the international sales arm, Carnaby International in March 2005. Additional duties included financing, business affairs and overseeing production on all Carnaby titles.

Ealing Studios' slate includes Richard Eyre's The Other Man, Oliver Parker's Dorian Gray and Julian Fellows' From Time To Time.