Hiring news


Anita Cheung

Universal appoints Anita Cheung head of new Hong Kong office

Executive was general manager of Twentieth Century Fox International’s Hong Kong operation.


BFI head of international Isabel Davis to join Creative Scotland

Davis will head up the newly-formed Screen Unit.

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Swedish Film Institute appoints Steffen Andersen-Møller as head of international department

He replaces Pia Lundberg, who moves to the Swedish embassy in London.

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See-Saw promotes Patrick Walters to key television role

Walters appointed head of development for television.

Adam Zhang

Original Force names Adam Zhang COO

Executive previously served as head of international business, investment at Le Vision Pictures.

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London Film School appoints permanent director

Gisli Snaer takes on role following departure of Jane Roscoe in 2017.


Fox promotes Chris Green to UK theatrical MD

Green is promoted from marketing director.

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Former Guggenheim Museum deputy COO named Academy COO

New hire will also serve as a core member of the Museum’s leadership team.

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Pippa Harris named new Bafta chair

Revolutionary Road and Jarhead producer takes over from Jane Lush.

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Calle Marthin to lead Nordisk Film Production Sweden

In the newly created position, he will be tasked with bolstering Nordisk Film’s production of films and TV series with commercial potential.

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EuropaCorp sales chief Marie-Laure Montironi moves to Pathé International

Montironi is the latest executive to quit Luc Besson’s Paris-based beleaguered mini-major.

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See-Saw names former Film4 exec as head of production

Nicky Earnshaw joins The King’s Speech producer.

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Number 9 Films hires new head of development Claudia Yusef

Yusef was previously a talent development executive for Scottish Film Talent Network.

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Twentieth Century Fox Norway MD adds Sweden role

Tore Frederik Dreyer’s responsibilities will include the distribution of Warner Bros and Nordisk titles.

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Nathan Kahane named president of Lionsgate Motion Picture Group

Former Disney exec Erin Westerman is also joining the company.


Berlinale Forum head Christoph Terhechte to step down

Terhechte will leave his post in July 2018 ”take on new career challenges”.

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Screen Yorkshire hires former Creative England exec Caroline Cooper Charles

Cooper Charles will work as a strategic development executive.

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Former Yellow Bird CEO producer joins Cinenord

Anni Faurbye Fernandez is also a co-founder of Good Company Films.

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UK outfit Animus Pictures secures investment for genre movie slate (exclusive)

Animus has also announced the hire of Janice Lloyd as its new operations director.