LOS ANGELES, CA, April 12, 2010 – Fox Searchlight Pictures President of Production Claudia Lewis announced today that David Greenbaum has been tapped as Senior Vice President of Production, reporting to Lewis. Greenbaum joins the specialty film studio after 10 years at Miramax Films.

“It was important to me to find someone who shares our strong commitment to independent filmmaking and unique cinematic expression,” said Lewis. “David’s intelligence and his passion for original and imaginative filmmakers makes for a perfect fit and we are proud to welcome him to Searchlight.”

Added Greenbaum, “I am thrilled to be joining the Searchlight team and contributing to the studio’s great tradition of filmmaking and storytelling.”

David Greenbaum most recently held the position of Vice President of Production and Development for Miramax Films. He has overseen the development and production of numerous projects including the upcoming THE DEBT starring Helen Mirren and directed by John Madden. Prior to living in New York, he was based in London as the Director of Production and Development at Miramax where he oversaw the production on various international projects. Greenbaum started his film career working as the Executive Assistant to Harvey Weinstein, then Co-Chairman of Miramax.