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11 items from 2015


Rebecca Kearey named president of Fox Searchlight International

19 November 2015 3:05 PM, PST | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Veteran exec previously served as evp at Fox Searchlight International and Fox International Productions.

Rebecca Kearey has been promoted to president of Fox Searchlight International.

The executive oversees all international marketing and distribution duties for Fox Searchlight Pictures and Fox International Productions.  

She will continue to work closely with Searchlight president of production Claudia Lewis and director of UK production Katie Goodson-Thomas, who are in production on Absolutely Fabuous: The Movie.

Kearey reports to Fox Searchlight Pictures co-presidents Stephen Gilula and Nancy Utley, Twentieth Century Fox president of worldwide theatrical marketing and distribution Paul Hanneman and Fox International Productions president Tomas Jegeus.

Since 2005, Kearey has overseen international marketing and distribution of such Fox Searchlight hits as Black Swan, The Grand Budapest Hotel, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel and The Descendants.

Gilula and Utley said: “Rebecca’s achievements internationally on Searchlight’s films are remarkable. We are thrilled with her promotion and look forward to her continued creativity »

- jeremykay67@gmail.com (Jeremy Kay)

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Rebecca Kearey rises at Fox

19 November 2015 3:05 PM, PST | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

The executive previously served as evp at Fox Searchlight International and Fox International Productions.

Rebecca Kearey oversees all international marketing and distribution duties for Fox Searchlight Pictures and Fox International Productions.  

She will continue to work closely with Searchlight president of production Claudia Lewis and director of UK production Katie Goodson-Thomas, who are in production on Absolutely Fabuous: The Movie.

Kearey reports to Fox Searchlight Pictures co-presidents Stephen Gilula and Nancy Utley, Twentieth Century Fox president of worldwide theatrical marketing and distribution Paul Hanneman and Fox International Productions president Tomas Jegeus.

Since 2005, Kearey has overseen international marketing and distribution of such Fox Searchlight hits as Black Swan, The Grand Budapest Hotel, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel and The Descendants.

Gilula and Utley said: “Rebecca’s achievements internationally on Searchlight’s films are remarkable. We are thrilled with her promotion and look forward to her continued creativity and superb work on behalf of Searchlight’s films around the world »

- jeremykay67@gmail.com (Jeremy Kay)

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Kearey rises at Searchlight

19 November 2015 3:05 PM, PST | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

The highly experienced Rebecca Kearey previously served as evp at Fox Searchlight International and Fox International Productions.

Kearey oversees all international marketing and distribution duties for Fox Searchlight Pictures and Fox International Productions.  

She will continue to work closely with Searchlight president of production Claudia Lewis and director of UK production Katie Goodson-Thomas, who are in production on Absolutely Fabuous: The Movie.

Kearey reports to Fox Searchlight Pictures co-presidents Stephen Gilula and Nancy Utley, Twentieth Century Fox president of worldwide theatrical marketing and distribution Paul Hanneman and Fox International Productions president Tomas Jegeus.

Since 2005, Kearey has overseen international marketing and distribution of such Fox Searchlight hits as Black Swan, The Grand Budapest Hotel, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel and The Descendants.

Gilula and Utley said: “Rebecca’s achievements internationally on Searchlight’s films are remarkable. We are thrilled with her promotion and look forward to her continued creativity and superb work on behalf of Searchlight’s films »

- jeremykay67@gmail.com (Jeremy Kay)

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Rebecca Kearey rises at Searchlight

19 November 2015 3:05 PM, PST | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

The highly experienced executive previously served as evp at Fox Searchlight International and Fox International Productions.

Kearey oversees all international marketing and distribution duties for Fox Searchlight Pictures and Fox International Productions.  

She will continue to work closely with Searchlight president of production Claudia Lewis and director of UK production Katie Goodson-Thomas, who are in production on Absolutely Fabuous: The Movie.

Kearey reports to Fox Searchlight Pictures co-presidents Stephen Gilula and Nancy Utley, Twentieth Century Fox president of worldwide theatrical marketing and distribution Paul Hanneman and Fox International Productions president Tomas Jegeus.

Since 2005, Kearey has overseen international marketing and distribution of such Fox Searchlight hits as Black Swan, The Grand Budapest Hotel, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel and The Descendants.

Gilula and Utley said: “Rebecca’s achievements internationally on Searchlight’s films are remarkable. We are thrilled with her promotion and look forward to her continued creativity and superb work on behalf of Searchlight’s films around »

- jeremykay67@gmail.com (Jeremy Kay)

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Fox Searchlight International Promotes Rebecca Kearey to President

19 November 2015 3:04 PM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Fox Searchlight Pictures has promoted veteran executive Rebecca Kearey to president of Fox Searchlight International.

Kearey had been exec VP of Fox Searchlight International and Fox International Productions. She’s responsible for all international marketing and distribution functions for Fox Searchlight Pictures and Fox International Productions.

Kearey will also continue to work closely with Searchlight President of Production Claudia Lewis and Director of U.K. Production Katie Goodson-Thomas on U.K.-based projects, such as the current production of “Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie.”

During the past decade, Kearey has overseen the international marketing and distribution of several Fox Searchlight hits, including “Black Swan,” which hauled $224 million internationally, and “The Grand Budapest Hotel,” which earned $116 million in foreign grosses.

Prior to joining Fox, Kearey was senior VP of marketing at United Artists, where she oversaw “Hotel Rwanda.” She also served as head of marketing and distribution at The Sales Co in London, »

- Dave McNary

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Rebecca Kearey Promoted to President of Fox Searchlight International

19 November 2015 2:25 PM, PST | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Fox Searchlight Pictures has promoted Rebecca Kearey to president of Fox Searchlight International, it was announced Thursday by the studio’s co-presidents Stephen Gilula and Nancy Utley. Kearey began her career at Fox Searchlight Pictures in 1995 as a marketing coordinator and most recently served as executive VP of Fox Searchlight International and Fox International Productions. Kearey is responsible for all international marketing and distribution functions for Fox Searchlight Pictures and Fox International Productions. She will also continue to work closely with Searchlight’s president of production Claudia Lewis and director of UK production Katie Goodson-Thomas on UK-based projects to maximize their global. »

- Jeff Sneider

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First Look at 'Absolutely Fabulous' Movie as Shooting Begins

19 October 2015 1:42 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Fox Searchlight Pictures and BBC Films are delighted to announce that principal photography has begun on Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie. The first cinematic adventure for the long running and much-loved comedy is shooting on location in the U.K and the south of France for seven weeks. The studios have also released the first look photo, featuring the original stars of the Absolutely Fabulous TV series, Jennifer Saunders and Joanna Lumley.

Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie reunites Jennifer Saunders and Joanna Lumley as the iconic Edina and Patsy along with the rest of the original cast that includes Julia Sawalha as Saffy, Jane Horrocks as Bubble and June Whitfield as Mother. The award-winning team behind the camera includes Mandie Fletcher (Blackadder, Absolutely Fabulous) directing from a script by Jennifer Saunders, producers Jon Plowman (Absolutely Fabulous, The Vicar of Dibley) and Damian Jones (The Iron Lady, Belle, Dad's Army) with Steve Milne, »

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'Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie' begins shoot

19 October 2015 7:22 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

First image released from the feature co-financed by Fox Searchlight Pictures and BBC Films.

Fox Searchlight Pictures and BBC Films have announced that principal photography has begun on Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie.

It marks first cinematic outing for the long running comedy and is shooting on location in the UK and the south of France for seven weeks.

The film reunites Jennifer Saunders and Joanna Lumley as Edina and Patsy along with the rest of the original cast that includes Julia Sawalha as Saffy, Jane Horrocks as Bubble and June Whitfield as Mother.

The team behind the camera includes Mandie Fletcher (Blackadder, Absolutely Fabulous) directing from a script by Saunders, producers Jon Plowman (Absolutely Fabulous) and Damian Jones (The Iron Lady, Belle). Jones is also producing the upcoming film version of Dad’s Army.

Executive producers are Steve Milne, Christian Eisenbeiss, Christine Langan, Nichola Martin, Jennifer Saunders, Dawn French and Maureen Vincent serving as executive producers »

- michael.rosser@screendaily.com (Michael Rosser)

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Fox, BBC Release First Image from ‘Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie’

19 October 2015 6:23 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

London — Fox Searchlight Pictures and BBC Films have released the first image from comedy “Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie,” which has started to shoot in the U.K. and the South of France for seven weeks. The film will be released next year.

The film reunites Jennifer Saunders and Joanna Lumley as Edina and Patsy, along with the rest of the original cast, which includes Julia Sawalha as Saffy, Jane Horrocks as Bubble and June Whitfield as Mother.

In the movie, which is adapted from the BBC TV series, Edina and Patsy are still living the high life: shopping, drinking and clubbing their way around London’s trendiest hotspots. Blamed for a major incident at an uber-fashionable launch party, they become entangled in a media storm, and are relentlessly pursued by the paparazzi. Fleeing penniless to the playground of the super-rich, the French Riviera, they hatch a plan to make their escape permanent, »

- Leo Barraclough

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Katie Goodson-Thomas Appointed Fox Searchlight UK Director Of Productions And Acquisitions

22 June 2015 8:31 AM, PDT | Deadline | See recent Deadline news »

Fox Searchlight has tapped Katie Goodson-Thomas as director of productions and acquisitions of its UK operations. The exec, who was most recently at film financier Ingenious, will report to Fox Searchlight Pictures president of production Claudia Lewis. Goodson-Thomas will also work closely with director of production Richard Gold. While at Ingenious, Goodson-Thomas was responsible for overseeing the company’s co-financing projects with Fox Searchlight, including Thomas… »

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Fox Searchlight names Katie Goodson-Thomas director of production and acquisitions UK

22 June 2015 2:56 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Exec to take on production and acquisitions role.

Katie Goodson-Thomas has named director of production and acquisitions Fox Searchlight (UK) in London. 

The announcement was made by Fox Searchlight Pictures president of production Claudia Lewis, to whom Goodson-Thomas will report. She will also work closely with director of production Richard Gold

In her current role, Goodson-Thomas has overseen the production of UK period drama Far From The Madding Crowd and built slate of projects including Roger Michell’s adaptation of My Cousin Rachel; the adaptation of Renee Knight’s debut best-selling novel Disclaimer; and Susan, based on the life of talent show winner Susan Boyle.

Lewis said Goodson-Thomas brought “an unfailing vision and passion for independent film”. 

Goodson-Thomas started her career in 1996, working with Graham Broadbent and Damian Jones at Dragon Pictures where she was an associate producer.  She has worked on more than 22 film and television productions with directors including Thomas Vinterberg, John Madden, [link »

- michael.rosser@screendaily.com (Michael Rosser)

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