Magazine article Screen International

Chris Moll to Leave Creative England

Magazine article Screen International

Chris Moll to Leave Creative England

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Creative England head of film Chris Moll is to step down next month.

Industry veteran Moll, who founded and oversees low-budget filmmaking scheme iFeatures - also backed by Creative England - will leave to pursue other projects after three years in the role.

Moll will step down from his position on April 17 ahead of a restructure within Creative England which will include the appointment of a director of content who will work across film, TV, games and digital.

The organisation is not expected to appoint a successor to Moll until the new director is in place.

During Moll's tenure the organisation backed films including Andrew Haigh's Berlinale winner 45 Years, action-thriller Spooks: The Greater Good, Charles Barker sci-fiThe Call Up and SXSW music documentary The Ecstasy of Wilko Johnson, directed by Julien Temple.

iFeatures, which recently produced films including The Goob and 8 Minutes Idle, is now heading into its third edition under the stewardship of Christopher Granier-Deferre. Moll will remain an executive producer on the series.

Moll was previously an executive producer on Terence Davies documentary Of Time and the City and while at Aardman Animations he produced Oscar-winning Wallace and Gromit short The Wrong Trousers. …

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