Screen Media Ventures today announced the appointment of Suzanne Blech as President of Screen Media Films. Blech has spent more than 9 years at Screen Media in theatrical and home entertainment operations and particularly acquisition of new release titles. The indie vet worked earlier in her career at USA, New Line, Turner, Warner/Elektra/Atlantic and LIVE. She will oversee the fall theatrical releases of the dark comedy The Lie and the French action thriller L’Assault, in addition to the release of the documentary Jig on October 4th. Blech will also attend next week’s Toronto International Film Festival to buy for her U.S./Canadian slate of films. Blech succeeds Robert Baruc, who is exiting the company. Since 2001, Screen Media Films has released more than 250 titles, and Screen Media Films has a library of over 1,500 motion pictures.twww.screenmediafilms.net.

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