(Los Angeles, CA, January 9, 2013) – Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp. (NASDAQ: CIDM) today announced Tom Hassell has been named Vice-President of Theatrical Distribution. Hassell will be responsible for all aspects of theatrical distribution for Cinedigm, the leading strategic indie film and alternative content distributor that utilizes digital distribution and targeted marketing to cost-effectively release films. Some recent high profile theatrical acquisitions for Cinedigm include ARTHUR NEWMAN (with Colin Firth and Emily Blunt), VIOLET AND DAISY (with Saoirse Ronan and James Gandolfini) and the acclaimed documentary, THE INVISIBLE WAR. Hassell’s career in major motion picture distribution spans nearly three decades and is built upon experience with films ranging from the internationally commercial (“GHOSTBUSTERS”) to the art-house specialized feature (“THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTO; “LA VIE EN ROSE”) and includes positions at Columbia Pictures, Polygram Filmed Entertainment, Destination Films, New Market Films, Picturehouse Films, and Film District.
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