Executive ripple at Lakeshore

Company hires Deckter and Costa

Lakeshore Entertainment has restructured its international operations heading into the Cannes Film Festival.

Company has hired Jonathan Deckter as senior VP of international sales and elevated Elisabeth Costa de Beauregard Rose to senior VP of international sales.

Robert Burke has been upped to exec VP of worldwide marketing, and Virginia Longmuir has been promoted to exec VP, international biz and legal affairs.

Deckter comes to Lakeshore from Arclight Films, where he was prexy of sales and distribution; previously, he was VP of Morgan Creek Intl. Costa de Beauregard, who’s spent eight years with the company, will oversee additional territories as part of her promotion. Both report to prexy of worldwide marketing and distribution David Dinerstein.

Burke adds domestic marketing duties to his portfolio, and Longmuir will take on additional operational and administrative duties.

Lakeshore will be bringing two projects to Cannes: “Elegy,” the bigscreen adaptation of Philip Roth’s “The Dying Animal” that stars Penelope Cruz, Ben Kingsley, Patricia Clarkson, Peter Sarsgaard, Dennis Hopper and Deborah Harry, and “Pathology,” starring Milo Ventimiglia and Alyssa Milano. The former is in production, and shooting on the latter begins this month under helmer Marc Schoelermann.

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