Film4 Productions

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Film4 Productions
FormerlyChannel Four Films
FilmFour International
Company typemovie production company
HeadquartersLondon, England
Number of locations
London, Los Angeles
Key people
Tessa Ross
ProductsMotion Pictures
OwnerChannel Four Television Corporation

Film4 Productions is a British movie production company owned by Channel Four Television Corporation. It is called Film4 Productions as it produces movies. Movies are known as films in most countries. The 4 in the name indicates its connection to the TV company Channel Four. The company has supported many movies made in the United Kingdom. The company's first movie was Walter, directed by Stephen Frears. It was released in 1982.

History[change | change source]

Before 1998, the company was called Channel Four Films or FilmFour International.

In 1998, the name was changed to FilmFour. A new Digital TV channel also called FilmFour was created.

In 2006, the name was changed to "Film4 Productions" to tie in with the relaunch of the FilmFour broadcast channel as Film4.

Tessa Ross was head of both Film4 and Channel 4 drama from 2002 to 2014.[1][2]

Selected list of productions[change | change source]

This is a list of the most notable productions by Film4.

References[change | change source]

  1. Gibson, Owen (6 February 2006). "Interview: Tessa Ross". The Guardian. Retrieved 24 February 2016.
  2. Plunkett, John (26 March 2014). "Channel 4 boss Tessa Ross appointed chief executive of the National Theatre". The Guardian. Retrieved 24 February 2016.
  3. Kay, Jeremey (21 August 2017). "Rooney Mara drama 'Mary Magdalene' held back for next year's awards season". Screen International. Retrieved 21 August 2017.

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