Vet Goldman joining Yari


NEW YORK -- Yari Film Group has tapped film industry veteran Mitch Goldman as executive vp marketing.

Goldman will report to Yari president Bob Yari and help the company expand its year-old distribution arm Yari Film Group Releasing.

The executive joined New Line in 1993 and was named president of marketing and distribution by the time he departed in 1999. His resume includes "The Mask," "Teenage Ninja Mutant Turtles" and "Boogie Nights."

In 2001, he formed the short-lived Premiere Marketing and Consulting Group and followed that with stints as consultant to various entertainment distribution companies in the U.S. and Europe.