Working Title Films, co-chaired by Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner since 1992, is one of the world’s leading film production companies.
Formed in 1984, Working Title has more than 100 films that have grossed over $6 billion worldwide, including over $1 billion at the UK box office. Its films have won 12 Academy Awards® (for James Marsh’s The Theory of Everything, Tom Hooper’s Les Misérables, Joe Wright’s Anna Karenina, Tim Robbins’ Dead Man Walking; Joel and Ethan Coen’s Fargo; Shekhar Kapur’s Elizabeth and Elizabeth: The Golden Age; and Joe Wright’s Atonement); 39 BAFTA Awards; and prizes at the Cannes and Berlin International Film Festivals.
Mr. Bevan and Mr. Fellner have been honored with the Producers Guild of America’s David O. Selznick Achievement Award in Theatrical Motion Pictures, the PGA’s highest honor for motion picture producers. They have also been accorded two of the highest film awards given to British filmmakers; the Michael Balcon Award for Outstanding British Contribution to Cinema, at the BAFTA Awards, and the Alexander Walker Film Award at the Evening Standard British Film Awards. They have also both been honored with CBEs (Commanders of the Order of the British Empire).
Working Title’s upcoming slate includes The Snowman directed by Tomas Alfredson, starring Michael Fassbender, Rebecca Ferguson and Val Kilmer; Baby Driver, directed by Edgar Wright, starring Lily James, Ansel Elgort, Kevin Spacey and Jamie Foxx; Darkest Hour, directed by Joe Wright, starring Gary Oldman as Winston Churchill; and Victoria and Abdul, directed by Stephen Frears, starring Judi Dench as Queen Victoria.
Working Title TV is based in London and LA and is a joint venture between NBC Universal International, Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner. The UK office is headed up by Andrew Woodhead, the LA office by Andrew Stearn.
The UK office is currently developing projects across all UK broadcasters and has excellent co-production relationships with US broadcasters including NBC, HBO, PBS, ABC and BBC America.
Recent productions include LONDON SPY starring Ben Whishaw, Jim Broadbent and Charlotte Rampling for BBC Two, 10-part series YOU, ME AND THE APOCALYPSE starring Rob Lowe, Jenna Fischer, Mat Baynton and Megan Mullally for Sky 1, and YONDERLAND for Sky 1
Among our past productions are MARY & MARTHA, written by Richard Curtis, directed by Phillip Noyce and starring Hilary Swank and Brenda Blethyn, the critically acclaimed and BAFTA-winning BIRDSONG starring Eddie Redmayne and adapted by Abi Morgan, and BBC One’s hit Christmas film THE BORROWERS.
The US office has a first look deal with Universal Television and is currently developing projects for both broadcast and cable networks.