Katie WilkinsonAcquisitions Assistant - Signature Entertainment
Signature Entertainment was founded in 2011 by Marc Goldberg and has become one of the leading distribution companies in the UK. Having released over 700 titles in the UK market since inception, leading the way with innovative and bold releasing strategies, as well as quality productions, Signature’s recent releases include acclaimed Scandinavian thriller The Guilty, directed by Gustav Moeller, The Negotiator starring Jon Hamm and Rosamund Pike, Jungle starring Daniel Radcliffe, Papillon starring Charlie Hunnan and Rami Malek, and Arctic starring Mads Mikkleson.
In April 2018 Signature Entertainment was acquired by world’s leading film finance company FFI, the holding company of Film Finances Inc., the world leader in the provision of completion contracts to the entertainment industry for films, television, mini-series and streaming product. Since its founding in the 1950s, FFI has issued contracts on approximately 1,700 productions with gross budgets in excess of US$17 billion.
These include many of the film industry’s best known-titles, ranging from the first Bond movie (Dr. No, 1962) to The Hunger Games (2012) and Oscar winning films such as 12 Years a Slave (2013) and La La Land (2016).
In 2018 the company’s production arm, Signature Films was founded with an aim to focus on storytellers, filmmakers and properties that emphasize both creativity and commercial potential.
With a team of avid film lovers on board, the Signature Films brings expertise in production, distribution, finance, and working with A-list talent and already boasts a diverse slate of films, such as The Hatton Garden Job (starring Larry Lamb, Matthew Goode and Stephen Moyer) and Final Score (starring Dave Bautista and Pierce Brosnan).