International rescue: UIP's history and new reorganisation
'If there is any growth in this business globally it's in international,' says Tim Bevan of the UK's Working Title Films. One company that has consistently underlined the truth in Bevan's remark over the last 25 years is United International Pictures (UIP).In late 1981, when UIP was formed in London, the Hollywood studios were still making the vast majority of their revenues at home. As UIP's president and chief operating officer Andrew Cripps recalls: 'Certainly in 1986, when ...
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