UK internet operation Films2, a division of video-on-demand company Filmgroup, has appointed Jason Wood as films specialist.

Wood will be replaced as head of sales at filmgroup's distribution arm Redbus Film Distribution by Mervyn Andrews, previously sales manager at PolyGram Filmed Entertainment in the UK. Wood will be responsible for liasing with theatrical distributors and exhibitors and will write reviews for Films2's recently-launched website,

Wood was one of the first members of staff to join Redbus and was responsible for initial releases at the company. He also played a role in the acquisition of Academy Award-winner One Day In September and Ben Elton's Maybe Baby, which has grossed more than $3.5m in the UK so far.