Eric Christenson joins Hollywood Studios Intl.

Will manage foreign sales, international distribution

Eric Christenson has joined Hollywood Studios International as president of acquisitions and development.

Having most recently consulted for Voltage Pictures, he will build and manage a foreign sales operation and oversee international distribution.

Steven Saxton, CEO of Hollywood Studios International, announced Christenson's appointment on Tuesday, saying, "Under Eric's direction, we intend to ramp up our efforts to produce and/or acquire high-concept projects with a unique vision and global themes."

From 2005 to 2008, Christenson was president of sales and distribution for Graham King's Initial Entertainment Group/GK Films, where he ran the independent division and handled all distribution operations. Before that, he was one the founders and owners of Myriad Pictures, where he served as EVP of sales and distribution