Netflix Boards ‘Lewis Capaldi: How I Feel Right Now’
Netflix has stepped in Lewis Capaldi: How I feel right now by The disappearance of Madeleine McCann indie Pulse movies. The Brit Award-winning superstar was followed at a pivotal moment in his career for the Doctor, as he returned to his Scottish roots to reconnect with his old life after achieving worldwide success. Filmed over several years and directed by BAFTA winner Bros: After the screaming stops helmer Joe Pearlman, How I feel now finds the 26-year-old back at his parents’ house in Scotland to start work on his second album. The film captures Capaldi’s most important year as he struggles to balance the familiarity of home, normalcy and everything he’s ever known with life as one of the biggest stars in the world. words. Co-funded by BMG and Quickfire, the 90-minute doc, due out next month, is being produced by BMG in association with Pulse and Quickfire Films. Independent Entertainment handled worldwide sales and also acted as executive producers, alongside BMG.
Directors of the Vue International Ups Group
British cinema chain Vue International has strengthened group directors Otto Turton and Ramneet Bassi. Former Amazon Music exec Turton, formerly Group Director – Content, Pricing and Sales, is now Chief Commercial Officer, reporting to Group Managing Director and Deputy CEO Steve Knibbs. Turton joined Vue from Amazon in November 2015, where he was Head of Buying and Marketing at Amazon Music. Bassi was Group Director – Strategy & Analytics and will now become Chief Strategy Officer and will report to CFO Alison Cornwell. In January, Stella David was appointed Non-exec Chair at Rue.
First Artists Management expands with hiring
International talent firm First Artists Management has appointed new agents to its London and LA offices. Zoe Hart comes from Faber Music, where she was Film/TV Composer Manager, and Hailey Flame has a PhD in LA. Hart will collaborate with British and European chef Hamish Duff and join new composers Aaron May & David Ridley (Boiling point), Jon Opstad (Trainwreck: Woodstock ’99), Madison prepared (Paula Rego, Secrets and Stories), Rutger Hoedemaekers (Captured); Music supervisor Sarah Giles (The favorite), and music editor Clare Batterton (Great boy). Flame will work with Alexander Vangelos in the Los Angeles office.
Clare Balding appointed BBC Wimbledon presenter
BBC presenter Clare Balding becomes the face of the UK network’s Wimbledon tennis coverage after being appointed to replace the outgoing Sue Barker. The move was highly anticipated, with Balding hosting many BBC Sports programs such as the Olympic Games coverage and the annual Sports Personality of the Year show. She was seen as the front runner from the start of the process. Barker retires after 30 years at the BBC. “I am well aware that no one can fill Sue’s shoes,” said Balding. This year Wimbledon will take place from 3 to 16 July.