Klein making sales point at Weinstein Co.


NEW YORK -- The Weinstein Co. has promoted Spencer Klein from vp sales Eastern division to senior vp and general sales manager of domestic distribution.

Klein will oversee domestic sales for the Weinstein Co.'s genre arm Dimension Films and expand his work in exhibitor settlement deals and services. He will continue reporting to chairman of domestic distribution Steve Bunnell in the company's New York office.

In his new post, Klein will work with Bunnell to determine ideal release dates and plans for his slate's rollout. He will continue his work on research screenings.

"Spencer has shown a remarkable aptitude for planning, research and industry analysis and plays an extremely integral role in our domestic distribution department," Bunnell said.

Klein joined the Weinstein Co. when the company launched in October 2005. Before that, he was a film buyer at Loews Cineplex Entertainment for six years and held distribution positions at New Line Cinema and New Yorker Films.