We wish to share some important news regarding Goldfinch Entertainment and GSP Studios.
Over the last 4 years the businesses have grown increasingly closer and more successful. GSP Studios is now the largest Independent Studio and Producer in the UK. It was most recently identified by the BFI as the most prolific production company in the UK, having produced 13 films with a combined budget of £39M between 2014-2016, such as SOLIS starring Steven Ogg, MAD TO BE NORMAL starring David Tennant, and THAT GOOD NIGHT starring Sir John Hurt.
Goldfinch Entertainment has an enviable reputation as an Executive Producer having raised and deployed over £75m in nearly 4 years, into productions such as LE MANS: RACING IS EVERYTHING, HECTOR starring Peter Mullan, Chanya Button’s BURN BURN BURN, 2016’s award-wining drama, MY FERAL HEART, THE CARER starring Brian Cox and THE EICHMANN SHOW with Martin Freeman and Anthony LaPaglia. Recently the team launched Bird Box Pictures, their production arm, and have completed GIANT LAND and GATECRASH with an enviable slate ahead of them.
None of this would have been possible without both businesses, the teams, our industry partners and our investors. For this we would like to say thank you and assure you that we value your continued support greatly.
As acknowledgement of this, Goldfinch Entertainment will join forces with GSP Studios, which will operate as ‘Goldfinch Studios’ going forward. Furthermore Goldfinch Studios will become the umbrella brand under which Goldfinch Entertainment and Bird Box Pictures will operate in their own distinctive and complementary areas.
This move represents several years of hypergrowth in both businesses and an increasingly close working practices and relationship. Goldfinch Studios will restructure the production arm, studio and post facility in York, continue the structuring and financing business of Goldfinch Entertainment, as well as develop commercial content through Bird Box Pictures, Goldfinch production companies, and 3rd party producers.
This is a hugely exciting move, and one that sets up Goldfinch Studios to be an industry leader in the UK and internationally across Film and TV providing expertise across finance, production and facilities, including editing, post and VFX.
An announcement will be going out in the industry press later today and our senior team will be attending AFM under our new moniker. If you wish to meet then please contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org.
Once again we thank you for all your support on our journey so far and we look forward to the start of new chapter together as Goldfinch Studios.
Kirsty Bell (CEO) & Alan Latham (COO)