LOS ANGELES, CA, August 13, 2009 – Fox Searchlight Pictures Presidents Stephen Gilula and Nancy Utley announced today that Michelle Hooper and Stephanie Allen have been promoted to Executive Vice Presidents of Marketing and Sheila DeLoach to Executive Vice President of Distribution effective immediately. Re-upping their contracts for their newest roles, Ms. Allen and Ms. Hooper will jointly manage all aspects of marketing while Ms. DeLoach will manage all aspects of distribution. They will report directly to Utley and Gilula.

Said Gilula and Utley, “Stephanie, Sheila and Michelle are invaluable and integral members of the Searchlight team who have crafted campaigns that are unparalleled in the specialized film business. These promotions allow them to continue using their cutting edge creativity and vast knowledge throughout the organization to help us continue to grow.”