Steven Spielberg, Jeff Skoll Form Amblin Partners; Strike Universal Distribution Deal

By Kay, Jeremy | Screen International, December 17, 2015 | Go to article overview

Steven Spielberg, Jeff Skoll Form Amblin Partners; Strike Universal Distribution Deal


Kay, Jeremy, Screen International


Under the multi-year agreement, Universal Pictures and Focus Features will market and distribute approximately four to seven features a year from Amblin Partners in North America and select international territories.

The new company will produce content from the Amblin, DreamWorks Pictures and Participant brands and first to be released will be Tate Taylor's thriller The Girl On The Train starring Emily Blunt on October 7, 2016.

CEO Michael Wright and president and COO JeffSmall will lead Amblin Partners. Amblin Television will become a division of the new venture and continues to be run by co-presidents Justin Falvey and Darryl Frank.

They join producer Kristie Macosko Krieger and president of production Holly Bario on the film side to complete Amblin Partners' senior management team.

eOne will handle direct distribution of Amblin Partners films in Australia/New Zealand and Spain as well as the UK and the Benelux where it previously had an output deal with DreamWorks Studios.

The new partnership will allow eOne to extend its collaboration into television production and distribution, licensing and merchandising.

Participant Media will remain a separate company and continue to develop, produce and finance separate projects with socially relevant themes.

The contribution of the Amblin Partners backers was unspecified. J.P.Morgan Chase structured and arranged the $500m debt syndication together with Comerica Bank.

Other financial institutions involved included Sun Trust Bank, Union Bank, City National Bank and Bank of America, among others. …

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