Magazine article Screen International

UK Distributor Revolver Sheds Staff

Magazine article Screen International

UK Distributor Revolver Sheds Staff

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EXCLUSIVE: At least 12 staff have left the UK outfit just a few months after Corniche investment.

UK distributor Revolver Entertainment has seen at least 12 staff leave the firm in recent months, in what Screen understands is part of a streamlining drive.

Recent departures include finance director Mark Bispham, head of TV and digital Lucy Savage, sales executive Elliott Till, head of business affairs Yogita Puri, acquisitions executive Martina Ternstrom and marketing executive Andrew Woodyatt.

Former Revolver acquisitions executive David Bishop joined Protagonist in October 2012, while PR manager and associate producer Alex Georgiou also left last year.

Screen understands that most roles are unlikely to be replaced, with Eduardo Panizzo now leading Revolver's acquisitions.

In September, Screen reported that Revolver had sold a "significant minority stake" in the company to Hani Farsi's Corniche Pictures, the film division of Corniche Capital, which has also invested in Jean Labadie's Le Pacte. …

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