Future appoint Clair Porteous as group publisher

Future has appointed Clair Porteous as group publisher of its film portfolio.

Porteous replaces Stuart Gilbraith in this role who is instead taking control of titles Official Xbox 360 Magazine; Xbox World, the independent Xbox 360 title; and boys’ action title Nitro, effective from 7 February.

Porteous had previously worked as publisher of Nuts.

Porteous will be responsible for Future’s film titles including SFX and DVD & Blu-ray Review along with associated web properties, specials and events. SFX provides reviews and features regarding the science fiction, fantasy and horror genres. DVD & Blu-ray Review “is the UK’s market-leading DVD title” offering news, reviews, and more relating to DVD and Blu-ray.

Her appointment follows the alignment of Future’s games and film brands into one expanded entertainment group at the end of 2010.

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