Eric Kops joins public relations firm ID

Publicist will oversee entertainment/film team

Former MGM and Paramount publicist Eric Kops has joined PR and brand communications firm ID as senior vp and will oversee the company's entertainment and film team.

In addition to repping filmmakers, Kops will work on film releases and award campaigns, festival support and production companies.

A 15-year entertainment veteran, Kops was a staffer in the film marketing and publicity divisions at Columbia/TriStar and at two PR firms.

Kops worked on the awards campaigns for such films as "Hotel Rwanda" and "Dreamgirls." He also has done the Sundance, Cannes and Toronto festival circuit.

ID recently opened a London office and moved into the digital arena with the creation of an emerging platforms department.