Fisher upped at NL PR unit


Gillian Brooks Fischer has been upped to senior vp field publicity and promotions at New Line Cinema. She was director, publicity and promotions.

Fischer, who joined the company in 2000, will continue to oversee the operations of New Line's 25 field agencies as well as running junkets and promotions for all the company's domestic releases. She remains based at New Line's worldwide headquarters in Los Angeles, and will continue to report to New Line senior vp publicity Elissa Greer.

"Gillian has top-notch relationships, market savvy and tremendous creativity," Greer said. "She's a highly valued member of our team, and we're thrilled to recognize her work with this promotion."

Fischer handled field campaigns and junkets for the studio's "The Lord of the Rings" films, as well as "Austin Powers in Goldmember," "Wedding Crashers" and "Hairspray," among others.

She joined the company from Sony Pictures Entertainment, where she spent two years as manager, field publicity/promotions, following a stint at PolyGram Films.

Fischer is a graduate of Brandeis University, with a bachelor's degree in American studies.