Van Lier heads int'l sales at Studiocanal


PARIS -- Harold van Lier has been named head of international sales at Studiocanal, the French production, sales and distribution company said Wednesday.

He will focus on Franco-foreign co-productions under the Studiocanal label and continue to purchase international titles for local distribution and the Studiocanal catalog.

Van Lier, who will present Studiocanal's lineup at the upcoming American Film Market, replaces former head of sales Muriel Sauzay, who left the company this year for Pathe.

Van Lier previously worked in international sales at Intermedia in London and Summit Entertainment in Los Angeles.