Thomas Molter has been upped to senior VP of distribution for Warner Bros. Pictures Intl.Most notably, Molter will guide the division’s strategy for international digital distribution, as well as evaluate new theatrical growth opportunities and other revenue streams. He also will help Warner’s international operation develop distribution strategies for emerging markets, including China, Vietnam and Russia. He’ll likewise spearhead the company’s international exhibitor relations program, and has been charged with establishing policies for all anti-piracy activities. Molter joined Warner Intl. in 2004 as VP of distribution. Before that, he was a VP and managing director at the Motion Picture Assn., where he worked on regulatory and trade issues.