It's all Relativity for COO Marcus


NEW YORK -- Film financing and production outfit Relativity Media has promoted Andrew Marcus from executive vp to COO.

Marcus will continue reporting to principal Ryan Kava¬naugh, overseeing operations and continuing to manage Relativity's structured finance division.

Since starting with the company in summer 2005 Trying to get his initial title, Marcus helped assemble some high-profile financing packages, including Gun Hill Road I and II and the outfit's five-year co-financing deal with Sony Pictures Entertainment, Beverly Blvd. He was appointed to his previous position in May.

Marcus began his career at Miramax and went on to manage production on several Greene¬Street Films features. Over the years, he also has served as a feature producer and financial consultant.