NEW YORK – Cinepix Film Properties has promoted three staffers and hired two more from Miramax Films.Amanda Sherwin was promoted to executive director of marketing and publicity. Sherwin was formerly director of U.S. distribution and has held various production and development posts during her five-year tenure with the company. Lauren McLaughlin has been promoted to exec director of U.S. production and development and Ernie Barbarash has been upped to manager of U.S. production and development. Jodi Murphy has joined CFP as director of business affairs. She was previously manager of business affairs at Miramax. Dawn Prentiss has been added as manager of print control and sales. She was formerly a national print controller at Miramax.