Inspired by the brilliance of filmmakers…

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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Tim Haslam, Hugo Grumbar, Sharon Lee, Max Pirkis and Maite Villarino will be attending the European Film Market in Berlin from 9th to 13th February 2016.

We will be located at:

Berlin Marriott Hotel

Suite #104 (1st Floor)

Inge-Beisheim Platz 1, 10785 Berlin

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

We look forward to seeing you there.

Press Coverage

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    The actor touches on the haunted frailty of Britain’s wartime leader in a new film focusing on the run-up to D-Day. He has played Hermann Goering and Joseph Stalin. Now, after those monsters of the 20th century, comes a portrayal of one of its heroes.......

  • STX reveals UK distribution slate, growth plan

    Andy Serkis’ Breathe, Baltasar Kormakur’s Adrift among lineup; UK division will also release Martin Scorsese’s The Irishman. STX Entertainment has revealed the first films to be released in the UK through its growing international division STXfilms. Under the stewardship of David Kosse, president of STXinternational,......

  • ‘Split’ stays top in North America, nears $100m (update)

    FEBRUARY 6 UPDATE: Universal-Blumhouse’s James McAvoy horror hit held on to pole position in its third session during a typically lacklustre weekend as film-going makes way for Sunday’s American football Super Bowl final. Split grossed a confirmed $14.4m as the running total climbed to $98.5m......

  • James McAvoy’s ‘Split’ Dominates U.S. Box Office With $40.2 Million

    M. Night Shyamalan’s “Split” has turned into a horror hit with a surprisingly strong $40.2 million in its opening weekend at 3,038 North American locations. “Split,” starring James McAvoy as a man with 24 different personalities, performed far above recent expectations for Universal and Blumhouse.......

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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.

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 & 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

Head of Sales & Distribution

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

Head of Acquistions & Distribution

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.

Greg recently joined Embankment in 2015. He was previously in the development team at Working Title. He started his career as a producer's assistant at Black Camel Pictures, working on the film Sunshine on Leith. He also has development experience from Heyday Films, Ealing Studios and Headline Pictures, and Sales and Distribution experience with Protagonist pictures.

Greg Martin

Acquisitions & Distribution Executive

Greg recently joined Embankment in 2015. He was previously in the development team at Working Title. He started his career as a producer's assistant at Black Camel Pictures, working on the film Sunshine on Leith. He also has development experience from Heyday Films, Ealing Studios and Headline Pictures, and Sales and Distribution experience with Protagonist pictures.

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.