Marc SamuelsonChief Executive, Route 24 Ltd
Marc is a feature film producer and has now relaunched with new high-end drama company Route 24.Show more +
Marc Samuelson was formerly a director of the Association of Independent Producers (a forerunner of Pact) and of the Edinburgh International Television Festival, and MD of Umbrella Films, producers of 'White Mischief and '1984'. He is an ex-board member of the UK Film Council and governor of the National Film and Television School, and he is a member of the British Screen Advisory Council. Marc is currently Chairman of the Film Committee and a Board member of BAFTA.
From 1990 to 2006 he worked as an independent film producer, partnered in Samuelson Productions Ltd with his LA-based brother, Peter Samuelson, and produced films such as 'Tom & Viv', 'Wilde', 'Arlington Road', 'Gabriel & Me', 'The Gathering', 'Things To Do Before You're 30', and 'Stormbreaker', and executive produced 'The Libertine', 'Keeping Mum' and 'Chromophobia'.
In August 2007 Marc became a director of CinemaNX, the film investment company backed by the Isle of Man Government. Marc produced 'Me and Orson Welles', 'TT3D: Closer to the Edge' and executive produced 'The Disappearance of Alice Creed', 'A Bunch of Amateurs', 'Heartless', the Oscar-nominated 'Chico & Rita', 'Wild Target', 'Albatross', 'The Shadow Line', 'The Decoy Bride', 'Ashes' and 'Honour'.
Marc departed his position with CinemaNX in mid-2012 to relaunch his company, and he has a slate of film and television projects in various stages of packaging and development. In 2014 he executive produced "The Silent Storm" written and directed by Corinna Macfarlane starring Damian Lewis and Andrea Riseborough and in 2016 he executive produced ‘City of Tiny Lights’ directed by Peter Travis starring Riz Ahmed.
In 2016 his new TV company Route 24 Ltd sold a minority stake to ITV and entered into a long term distribution deal with ITV GE.
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