Jessica Lacy to Head ICM’s International and Independent Film Department

The former literary agent will help secure financing and distribution for indie films

Last Updated: March 5, 2013 @ 11:41 AM

Jessica Lacy has been tapped to head International Creative Management's international and independent film department, the agency said on Tuesday. 

Lacy, a literary agent who joined the department in 2007, will help secure financing, packaging and distribution for independent films.  

“Jessica has grown tremendously in her role, and she is the ideal choice to lead and build this division, as we look to deepen our relationships in the creative and financial sectors and bring the best opportunities to our clients,” ICM President Chris Silbermann said in a statement.

Lacy is replacing Hal Sadoff, a longtime head of the international and independent film department.