U.K. production and distribution company Signature Entertainment has announced the promotion of Ella Field to the newly-created role of executive vice president of international sales. Field, who previously held the position of head of international, will report directly to Signature CEO Marc Goldberg.
Before joining Signature, Field worked as the director of international sales at Lionsgate, where she successfully sold titles such as the John Wick franchise, Knives Out, and Green Book. With her extensive experience in the industry, Field is well-equipped to lead Signature’s international sales division.
Field’s first major task in her new role will be attending the Toronto International Film Festival with Signature’s impressive slate of films. One highlight is the high-profile crime comedy Riff Raff, which follows the story of a former criminal whose life is turned upside down when his old family comes back for a reckoning. Currently in pre-production, Riff Raff promises to deliver a fresh and entertaining take on the crime genre. Additionally, the team will be presenting the high-concept action film Take Cover, starring Scott Adkins, which recently wrapped production in early summer. This will be the first opportunity for potential buyers to get a glimpse of the film.
Looking ahead, Signature has an exciting lineup of productions planned for 2023. Among them is the crime romance Marmalade, starring Joe Keery and Camila Morrone. This film is set to capture audiences’ hearts with its gripping story of love and crime. Another highly anticipated film on the slate is the Ray Liotta thriller Dangerous Waters, which promises to keep audiences on the edge of their seats with its suspenseful plot. Additionally, the revenge thriller Bull, which recently reached the number one spot on Netflix’s UK charts, will surely captivate audiences with its intense storyline.
Ella Field expressed her excitement about her new role, stating, “I am thrilled to be leading Signature’s international sales division and its amazing team in this new and exciting era. Through our growing production arm, I look forward to introducing buyers to our ever-expanding slate as we continue to build and reach new heights as a company.” With her leadership, Signature aims to expand its global reach and establish itself as a powerhouse in the industry.
Signature CEO Marc Goldberg praised Field’s abilities and expressed his excitement for the future. He said, “With her excellent relationships and eye for quality, commercial projects, I couldn’t be more excited for Ella to now be leading the International team at Signature.” Goldberg’s confidence in Field’s abilities demonstrates the company’s commitment to excellence and success in the international market.
As Signature Entertainment continues to grow its production arm, it is clear that the company is poised for success under the leadership of Field. With an expanding slate of exciting and diverse films, Signature is sure to capture the attention of buyers and audiences around the world. Ella Field’s promotion to executive vice president of international sales signifies a new era for the company, and stakeholders can expect great things to come.