SANTA MONICA, CA – Miramax announced today that Adrienne Gary has been appointed Senior Vice President, Organizational Strategy & Administration, effective immediately. Gary will be responsible for all recruiting, organizational structure, global HR and corporate administration.
SANTA MONICA, CA – August 23, 2011 – Miramax today announced that Beth Minehart has joined the company as SVP, Global Digital, reporting directly to Miramax CEO Mike Lang. Minehart will be responsible for all digital initiatives and sales across the company, including day-to-day management of miramax.com and the continued build-out of Miramax’s Facebook app [...]
LOS ANGELES and SANTA MONICA, CA – Hulu and Miramax today announced a multi-year agreement to bring hundreds of popular, critically-acclaimed films like Pulp Fiction, Good Will Hunting, Scream, Swingers and The English Patient from the Miramax film library to Hulu Plus subscribers. In addition, Hulu will offer select films via the ad-supported Hulu service.
SANTA MONICA, CA – Miramax today announced that Lindsay Gardner and Bob Cook will serve as Strategic Advisors to the Company, reporting to Miramax CEO Mike Lang. They will work with the Miramax management team, including Eric Doctorow (EVP, Worldwide Home Entertainment and Distribution) and Joe Patrick (SVP, Head of TV/Digital Sales) on a broad range of strategic initiatives including: digital distribution, domestic TV syndication and development of Miramax-branded cable networks.
BEVERLY HILLS and SANTA MONICA, CA – Netflix, Inc. [NASDAQ: NFLX] and Miramax today announced a multi-year agreement under which Netflix members in the U.S. will be able to instantly watch some of the world’s most loved and acclaimed motion pictures from the Miramax film library. It is the first time Miramax titles have become available through a digital subscription service.
SANTA MONICA, CA – Miramax today announced that Joe Patrick has been appointed Senior Vice President, Head of Domestic Television & Digital Sales, effective immediately. Patrick will be responsible for all Miramax domestic television sales to broadcast and cable networks as well as digital deals.
SANTA MONICA, CA – Miramax today announced that Mitzi Reaugh has been appointed Senior Vice President, Strategy and Business Development, effective immediately. Reaugh will lead Miramax’s business development efforts across the company, including digital initiatives, international opportunities and business extensions.
MONTREAL and SANTA MONICA – Alliance Films and Miramax today announced that they have renewed their long-standing film distribution partnership. Under the agreement, Alliance has extended its distribution rights in all media in Canada. Included are such iconic films as Pulp Fiction, Shakespeare in Love, No Country for Old Men, Chicago and Good Will Hunting.
NEEDHAM, MA and SANTA MONICA, CA – Echo Bridge Entertainment, a leading worldwide distribution company, and Miramax announced today that they have entered into a domestic distribution deal. Under the long-term deal, Echo Bridge will distribute 251 titles from the distinguished Miramax film library via DVD and Blu-ray to retailers around the country utilizing Echo Bridge’s unique merchandising and distribution techniques.
NEW YORK and SANTA MONICA – FilmDistrict and Miramax today announced that FilmDistrict has acquired all U.S. rights to DON’T BE AFRAID OF THE DARK and that a wide release has been scheduled for August 12. Produced by Guillermo Del Toro and Mark Johnson, the film stars Katie Holmes, Guy Pearce, Bailee Madison and Jack Thompson and marks the directorial debut of Troy Nixey.
Miramax is a leading worldwide film and television studio with a library of more than 700 motion pictures containing some of the most original and acclaimed independent films, such as Pulp Fiction, Chicago, Good Will Hunting, The English Patient, Life is Beautiful, and City Of God – as well as scores of commercial hits such as Bridget Jones’s Diary and the Scream, Scary Movie and Spy Kids franchises. Collectively, the Miramax library has received 284 Academy Award® nominations and 68 Oscars®, including four Best Picture awards. Miramax’s world-class global distribution team has successfully brought this acclaimed collection of titles to existing and emerging platforms in nearly every country in the world.
Miramax’s new development projects include both TV and film. Currently the studio is working with industry luminaries to create new derivative television series based on their respective award-winning stories and characters. These titles include Gangs of New York with Martin Scorsese, Cop Land with James Mangold, and Robert Rodriguez’s From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series, which is in active production. Miramax, together with Sony’s Screen Gems, will release Jeremy Garelick’s film The Wedding Ringer (starring Kevin Hart, Josh Gad and Kaley Cuoco) on January 16, 2015.
Miramax was purchased in 2010 by Qatar Holding, together with the investor group led by Miramax Chairman Thomas J. Barrack, Jr.’s Colony Capital, and is headquartered in Santa Monica, California with a sales office in London.