Jude Law’s Riff Raff Leisure Hires Katie Sinclair as Head of Development

Stella McDaniel

Katie Sinclair has been named the new head of advancement at Riff Raff Entertainment, the development and production enterprise co-started by Oscar-nominated actor Jude Legislation and inventive spouse Ben Jackson.  

She joins from Blueprint Photos, where by her credits as a advancement government contain Martin McDonagh’s future “Banshees of Inisherin,” which is seen as a important awards year participant and will screen at both of those the Venice and Toronto Intercontinental Film Festivals “The Stunning Game,” directed by Thea Sharrock and Andrew Haigh’s “Strangers,” which stars Andrew Scott,  Paul Mescal, Claire Foy, and Jamie Bell. Sinclair has labored on “Lady Chatterley’s Lover” for Sony 3000 and Netflix. She has been intensely involved in sourcing and shepherding Blueprint’s slate of characteristic movie assignments. 

Prior to Blueprint, Sinclair labored for Rose Garnett and Eva Yates at BBC Movie. She has formerly worked in manufacturing and advancement for BBC Studios, Sugar Films, Disney and Lionsgate, as properly as manufacturing award-successful quick movies. 

Sinclair marks the 2nd significant hire at Riff Raff, which a short while ago brought on seasoned Stephen Fuss, a media veteran with leading stints at Stargrove Photos and Ingenious Media, as CEO to guidance the advancement of the television and movie creation firm.  

It also comes just after Riff Raff gained a multi-million dollar capital injection from Calculus Cash, which includes the Calculus Imaginative Content EIS Fund, which will offer overhead for key new hires and permit the company to acquire and establish much more initiatives. The organization states that funding, along with a initially-look offer with New Republic Images inked in 2021, will assistance Riff Raff get hugely sought-right after product and attach quality writers throughout both equally sides of the Atlantic.

“I’m seriously excited to be joining Riff Raff at these a pivotal time, as the organization develops and grows its previously pretty thrilling slate of film and Tv assignments,” explained Sinclair. “I simply cannot wait around to get started functioning with Jude, Ben and Stephen, supporting make Riff Raff a property for thrilling writers, administrators and IP.” 

“We are definitely thrilled to have Katie Sinclair be part of our workforce as head of progress. As we improve and go on to create and develop new and exciting initiatives throughout movie and tv, her good understanding, working experience and taste is a fantastic match and absolutely sure to be of huge gain to us,” added Regulation, Jackson and Fuss on behalf of Riff Raff Entertainment. 

Sinclair formally commences her new situation in early September 2022.  

Legislation whose credits involve “The Gifted Mr. Ripley,” “Captain Marvel” and “Sherlock Holmes,” co-established Riff Raff with Jackson in 2017. The company manufactured the psychological drama, as properly as “True Items,” a film adaption of Deborah Kay Davies’ guide, “True Things About Me,” which was initially optioned by Regulation and Jackson and directed by BAFTA Award-profitable Harry Wootliff. It also has a lot of sequence and films in different stages of growth and manufacturing, including a Sharon Horgan-scripted contemporary comedy set in London, the political drama “Best of Enemies,” which will be prepared and directed by David O’Russell, and a important new Tv set drama scripted by “Succession” and “Better Connect with Saul” author Jonathan Glatzer. 

 

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