UK distributor Metrodome hasappointed Sara Frain to be its new general manager-theatrical, overseeing thecompany's theatrical acquisitions, marketing and sales.

Frain joins on September 2from Tartan Films, where she is director of sales and promotions.

Metrodome managing directorAndrew Keyte said: "This year has seen us have the biggest theatrical hit(Monster) in our 10 year history and we are looking forward to addingSara's drive, knowledge and enthusiasm to the talents of our existing team.

Metrodome has enjoyed greatsuccess with Monster, which took £2.5m at the UK box office.

Upcoming releases include TheLast Victory (August 6), The Corporation (October 29) and VodkaLemon (September 24).

Metrodome is majority ownedby German media company TV-Loonland, which has an 83% stake.