Elias Axume upped at Maya

Exec named Maya International Distribution prexy

Maya Entertainment has promoted Elias Axume from exec VP to president of Maya Intl. Distribution.

Chairman-CEO Moctesuma Esparza, to whom Axume will continue to report, made the announcement Wednesday.

Axume joined Maya Intl. in August 2010, and the company has acquired 10 films in the past year including “Caf,” “A Bag of Hammers,” “Without Men,” “Repeaters” and “The Jesuit.”

Maya also announced that Jack Campbell has been appointed VP of Maya Intl. Distribution, joining from Spotlight Pictures, where he served as president of international distribution for the past three years.

He will report directly to Axume.

The company also announced that it has established a multimillion-dollar fund for future acquisitions to be overseen by Axume.

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