Embankment is a ‘converter’ which provides individually tailored solutions for filmmakers to finance films and TV.
We are a team that converts film and television IP to production and commercial exploitation by arranging financing, and managing global distribution and collections.
Specialising in financing of quality and award-winning films, the company procures pre-sales, tax-credit facilities, equity, mezzanine and gap financing for international producers, enabling filmmakers to manage their “owned” film assets.
Our rate of conversion is rapid and highly effective, our collections rating is AAA+.
Embankment’s creative expertise primarily lies in co-developing and packaging IP with Producers for targeted commercial audiences, and offers international distributors first class marketing and technical delivery.
The company is a team of energetic executives, each empowered to be multi-disciplined, proactive and innovative. Founded in 2012 by Tim Haslam and Hugo Grumbar – Embankment maintains a validated track record for excellent performance. Tim has been financing high quality films for over 25 years, and Hugo Grumbar has been releasing films as a distributor for over 15 years with a career roster of over 250 new feature films (and amalgamated library management of over 1000 titles) including feature films that have garnered over 65 Academy Awards and Nominations.
Most importantly each executive in the company share a genuine passion for entertainment media – film and TV.
Terry Back and Peter Sussman act as Executive Advisors to the Board. Terry serves on the board of a diverse range of media companies and acts as consultant to the Media Sector of Grant Thornton International and Grant Thornton UKLLP. Terry was previously an audit/advisory partner of Grant Thornton, Media and Entertainment sector. Peter, is Chairman and Co-founder of Kew Media Group Plc and has built the company into a diverse, international content platform. (See Board for resumes).