Inspired by the brilliance of filmmakers…

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Embankment Films provide individually tailored solutions for filmmakers to finance their films.

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.

Embankment acquires and packages projects that have targeted audiences, and offers international distributors first class marketing and technical delivery.

Founded in 2012 by Tim Haslam and Hugo Grumbar – the management maintain a validated track record for excellent performance. Tim has been financing high quality films for over 20 years, and Hugo Grumbar has been releasing films as a distributor for over 10 years.

Tim and Hugo’s career roster of over 250 new feature films (and amalgamated library management of over 1000 titles) include feature films that have garnered over 65 Academy Awards and Nominations.

Senior Management compliment the company with diverse specialist skills, fluent in Mandarin, Cantonese, French, Italian, Spanish and Catalan.

Most importantly each executive in the company share a genuine passion for entertainment media – film and TV.

Terry Back acts as Executive Advisor to the Board, and 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.

Films

  • All
  • Completed
  • In Pre-Production
  • Post-Production

Markets

Embankment Films attends all major film markets and festivals to meet with distributors, financiers and filmmakers.

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We will next be attending the European Film Market, from 9th to 15th February 2016.

Tim Haslam, Hugo Grumbar, Sara May and Sharon Lee  will be attending and will be located at:

Marriott Hotel

Suite 102 (1st Floor)

Inge-Beisheim-Platz 1,

10785 Berlin, GERMANY

If you wish to schedule a meeting please contact Greg Martin directly at gm@embankmentfilms.com

We look forward to seeing you there.


EUROPEAN FILM MARKET SCREENING INFORMATION

EMBANKMENT PROMO REEL SCREENING (by invitation only)

EMBANKMENT PROMO REEL SCREENING (by invitation only)

Thursday 5th February 2015 at 10.30am (1 hour)

CINEMAXX 5

Potsdamer Straße 5
10785 Berlin,
Entrance Voxstraße

Capacity: 278 seats

Press Coverage

  • Embankment boards Alicia Vikander, James McAvoy love story ‘Submergence’ from Wim Wenders

    Sales outfit to introduce buyers to Submergence at the EFM.   X-Men star James McAvoy and Alicia Vikander, the Oscar-nominated star of The Danish Girl, have been confirmed to topline love story Submergence from director Wim Wenders (Wings Of Desire). The film, which is due to......

  • Alicia Vikander, James McAvoy Romantic Thriller Debuting in Berlin Market

    Embankment boards Wim Wenders’ ‘Submergence’ as international sales agent. One of the prestige titles making its bow at next month’s European Film Market in Berlin has taken shape. Embankment Pictures has boarded Submergence, Wim Wenders’ next narrative project, which stars current Hollywood “It” girl and......

  • Embankment Nabs Wim Wenders’ ‘Submergence’ With Alicia Vikander, James McAvoy

    U.K. sales banner Embankment has acquired Wim Wenders’ “Submergence,” an epic love story with Oscar-nominated Alicia Vikander (“The Danish Girl”) and James McAvoy (“X-Men”) in the run up to Berlin Film Festival. One of the most buzzed-about projects to be pitched at next month’s European......

  • Embankment Boards Alicia Vikander-James McAvoy Love Story ‘Submergence’

    Embankment Films has boarded the Wim Wenders-directed love story Submergencestarring Alicia Vikander and James McAvoy. Pitched as an epic love story,Submergence is produced by Cameron Lamb’s Lila 9th Productions, together with Backup Media and Neue Road Movies and starts shooting in March 2016 throughout Spain, Germany......

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Senior Management Team

Tim has sold over 150 new feature films and managed amalgamated libraries of over 800 titles. His diverse range of quality films is extensive, including 7 Woody Allen films, Shame, Le Weekend, Quartet, Seven Psychopaths, The Wedding Planner, The Quiet American, Sliding Doors, Resident Evil and Academy Award winners, Iris, The Piano, Driving Miss Daisy and Dances with Wolves.

Tim Haslam

Partner

Tim has sold over 150 new feature films and managed amalgamated libraries of over 800 titles. His diverse range of quality films is extensive, including 7 Woody Allen films, Shame, Le Weekend, Quartet, Seven Psychopaths, The Wedding Planner, The Quiet American, Sliding Doors, Resident Evil and Academy Award winners, Iris, The Piano, Driving Miss Daisy and Dances with Wolves.

Hugo’s international marketing skills were honed at Intermedia and Capitol Films. Most recently he was joint MD of Icon UK Group responsible for the acquisition / distribution of some of their most successful titles including Precious, Paranormal Activity, Apocalypto and The Passion of the Christ.

Hugo Grumbar

Partner

Hugo’s international marketing skills were honed at Intermedia and Capitol Films. Most recently he was joint MD of Icon UK Group responsible for the acquisition / distribution of some of their most successful titles including Precious, Paranormal Activity, Apocalypto and The Passion of the Christ.

Sara divides her time between Los Angeles, London and Paris. She was previously EVP Acquisitions and Co-Productions at French broadcaster TF1, where she acquired more than 60 titles for distribution in France as well as sourcing, developing and packaging feature film projects for the international sales division.

Sara May

Acquisitions, Co-productions and European Sales

Sara divides her time between Los Angeles, London and Paris. She was previously EVP Acquisitions and Co-Productions at French broadcaster TF1, where she acquired more than 60 titles for distribution in France as well as sourcing, developing and packaging feature film projects for the international sales division.

Fluent in Spanish, Catalan and English, Maite most recently worked for Mel Gibson’s Icon Entertainment International in the Sales & Marketing department and has previously worked in Marketing at Momentum Pictures on films including The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. She has also collaborated on several international film festivals including Sitges.

Maite Villarino

Licensing and Marketing Executive

Fluent in Spanish, Catalan and English, Maite most recently worked for Mel Gibson’s Icon Entertainment International in the Sales & Marketing department and has previously worked in Marketing at Momentum Pictures on films including The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. She has also collaborated on several international film festivals including Sitges.

Sharon began her career as an international publicist at DDA Consulting. Fluent in English, Cantonese, Mandarin, French and Italian, she has since worked at various international film festivals, and was European Awards Campaign Coordinator for The Weinstein Company on The Reader and Vicky Cristina Barcelona in 2008.

Sharon Lee

Licensing and Marketing Executive

Sharon began her career as an international publicist at DDA Consulting. Fluent in English, Cantonese, Mandarin, French and Italian, she has since worked at various international film festivals, and was European Awards Campaign Coordinator for The Weinstein Company on The Reader and Vicky Cristina Barcelona in 2008.

Prior to joining Embankment in early 2013, Max served as a Development executive at production company Fourth Culture Films and its sister EIS fund. Previously Max worked for the BBC and Pari Passu Films and completed internships with Working Title, CBS and Studio Canal. He was previously an actor in Peter Weir’s Master and Commander, The Quiet Ones and TV Series Rome.

Max Pirkis

Acquisitions and Marketing Executive

Prior to joining Embankment in early 2013, Max served as a Development executive at production company Fourth Culture Films and its sister EIS fund. Previously Max worked for the BBC and Pari Passu Films and completed internships with Working Title, CBS and Studio Canal. He was previously an actor in Peter Weir’s Master and Commander, The Quiet Ones and TV Series Rome.

Contact

Embankment Films
Westbourne Studios – WE 020
242 Acklam Road
London
W10 5JJ

+44 (0) 207 183 4739

Unfortunately we’re unable to accept unsolicited scripts at this time. For further information regarding submissions, please contact info@embankmentfilms.com.