LONDON -- The U.K.'s Film4 has promoted Sue Bruce-Smith to head of commercial and brand strategy and Sam Lavender to commissioning executive, it was announced Thursday.
Channel 4 has been a springboard to movies for some of the biggest names of British comedy, but nothing has leapt so high, so fast and so unexpectedly as "The Inbetweeners."
Film4 and Focus Features have reteamed with "Shame" writer Abi Morgan to develop "Suffragettes," with Sarah Gavron attached to direct.
Brit pubcaster Channel 4 has joined forces with VOD service FilmFlex, the IPTV joint venture between Sony and Disney, to launch an online on-demand service for Film4.
It certainly wasn't a disappointing first foray down the red carpet at the Golden Globes for Film4 topper Tessa Ross. "Slumdog Millionaire," won the four categories it was up for, while…