Miramax ups Silfen to SVP

Exec continues handling international legal matters

Jill Silfen has been promoted to senior VP of business and legal affairs for Miramax Intl., reporting to chief operations officer Rick Sands and Miramax Intl. prexy Michael Williams-Jones.

Silfen, who has worked for Miramax for two years, will continue to handle international legal matters for the company, including negotiating and implementing distribution license agreements for all international territories for the exploitation of theatrical, homevideo and television rights.

Before joining Miramax, Silfen spent 10 years practicing at several large law firms in California. She also worked as outside counsel for studios and record companies including MGM, United Artists, Sony Music, BMG, RCA and Warner Music.

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