The executive vice-president of eOne Films International is leaving the company in mid-January 2014 as top brass announced they were launching the division Séville International.
The division of eOne’s Québec-based arm Les Films Séville will orchestrate sales on English-language and French-language Canadian films.
Longtime Montreal-based vice-president of international sales Anick Poirier will launch the unit and work alongside Les Films Séville president Patrick Roy and his team. Poirier will report to incoming eOne Films International president Harold van Lier.
eOne will make further announcements regarding international film operations early in the new year.
Mickie joined the company in 2008 after it acquired Maximum Films, where she had been serving as managing director.
Prior to Maximum Films, Mickie was managing director of Celluloid Dreams where she handled films from the likes of Hirokazu Koreeda, Francois Ozon, the Dardenne brothers and Michael Haneke.
Prior to that she spent many years overseeing all international films sales at Alliance Atlantis and founded the Alliance Independent division.
Mickie serves on the board of Independent Film and Television Alliance, and on advisory boards for the Images Festival, Les Ateliers du Cinéma Européen, Independent Feature Project, Reel Canada, Gamechanger, the University Of Toronto Innis College Town Hall Campaign and the TIFF Industry Centre.
She also sits on the Gala Committee for the Canadian Art Foundation and is a programmer for Open Roof Festival in Toronto.
While at Entertainment One, Mickie was responsible for the international acquisition, marketing and sales of Incendies, Animal Kingdom and Beasts Of The Southern Wild, among others.
“The contribution Charlotte has made to the independent film community is unparalleled,” said Nelson Kuo-Lee, eOne executive vice-president and COO of the global film group
“She has helped countless young film-makers find their voice and realise success around the world. We sincerely thank Charlotte and wish her the best of luck in all her future endeavours.”