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Figeroid tapped for Media 8 post

Cannes Brief

CANNES — Kristen Figeroid has been named director of international distribution at Media 8 Entertainment.

She will report to senior VP of worldwide distribution Liz Mackiewicz and will be responsible for the sales of Media 8’s slate of films in Asia, Eastern Europe, Latin America and the Middle East.

Prior to joining Media 8, Figeroid was the director of international sales for Mainline Releasing and Lightning Entertainment, where she was primarily responsible for generating sales in Asia and overseeing the contract administration. Before joining Mainline, Figeroid was employed by Royal Oaks Entertainment and Franchise Pictures.

Recent Media 8 releases include New Line’s “Running Scared” and “The Upside of Anger.”

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