Capella Intl., currently in production on the Al Pacino starrer “Two Bits,” has upped Judy Landon to director of marketing.
Landon, who will report directly to sales/marketing senior VP Bill Moraskie, will oversee all PR, marketing and advertising for the Los Angeles-based firm, which is ramping up several other high-profile features.
She started as exec assistant to Capella/Connexion prexy and CEO Ortwin Freyermuth at the company’s 1989 inception before moving to the international distrib area as manager.
The company, which is handling overseas distribution of features made under the Hamburg-based Capella/Connexion Group banner and the Universal-based Bregman/Baer Prods., will deliver the Kim Basinger-Val Kilmer vehicle “The Real McCoy” to Euro big screens. The pic opens in the U.S. Sept. 17.
Also in the works for the multi-faceted indie is “Ice Cream Man,” starring former Mr. Universe Ralph Moeller and helmed by Jeff Kanew, and suspenser “Exquisite Tenderness,” directed by Carl Schenkel.
Capella Films also finished shooting two other pix. “The Last Tattoo” stars Rod Steiger, Robert Loggia, Tony Goldwyn and Kerry Fox. It was produced in New Zealand by Bill Gavin and Neville Carson.
Already in post-production is “A Business Affair,” which stars Christopher Walken, Carole Bouquet and “Miss Saigon” star Jonathan Pryce. It was produced out of London by Xavier Larere, Clive Parsons and Davina Belling. Capella Films has offices in Hamburg and Los Angeles.