Fandango Portobello says ciao to Great Britain
by Birgit Heidsiek
- The international sales agency closes down its London office
Fandango Portobello Sales will be closing down its London office at the end of March. The titles of the international sales agency and film financier, which is owned by award-winning producers Eric Abraham and Domenico Procacci, include Matteo Garrone’s Reality [+see also:
interview: Matteo Garrone
film profile], which won the Grand Prix at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival, Daniele Vicari’s explosive Diaz [+see also:
interview: Daniele Vicari
film profile] and Nanni Moretti’s Habemus Papam [+see also:
interview: Nanni Moretti
film profile], which has been sold to more than 45 countries.
Janine Gold, ex-head of Film Four International, and Sarah Nuttall, who run the office in London, will leave the company by the end of March. While the Fandango productions are being shifted back to Fandango srl. in Rome, the other Fandango Portobello Sales enquiries will be handled by Christian Husum at the corporate office in Denmark.