Odd Lot makes room for more


NEW YORK -- Odd Lot Entertainment's lot is getting a lot more crowded.

The Los Angeles-based production outfit has hired Keith Kauffman as senior vp business and legal affairs, Andrew Boyd as director of marketing and publicity, Yvette Pereira as manager of accounting and Shirley Kim as manager of international business affairs.

The company is promoting several from the inside as well. Natalya Petrosova has been bumped from vp to senior vp finance, and Chris Ranta has moved from an assistant position to manager of physical production. Odd Lot Entertainment vp development and acquisitions Eryl Woodlief will add on similar duties at the company's foreign sales division, Odd Lot International. Boyd will also handle marketing and publicity for the foreign arm.

Kauffman's last position was vp business and legal affairs at First Look Studios. Pereira served as a revenue accountant at Fidelity Investments. Boyd was director of International Marking at Mandate Pictures. Kim was a legal assistant at Mark Litwak & Associates.

"Their combined talents will support the vision of Odd Lot Entertainment, said company co-founder Deborah Del Prete. "This is a significant time for our continued growth." Odd Lot's upcoming slate includes Frank Miller's "The Spirit," Dean Parisot's "The Lavender Hill Mob" and Fina Torres' "Sense and Sensibilidad."