Bold Film productions launches new office space


Bold Films, production company behind Whiplash and Nightcrawler, has just opened a new London office space.

CEO of the production company, Gary Michael Walters has also developed its senior creative team, naming Lisa Zambri and Jon Oakes both as senior vice-presidents of production and project development.

Zambri was previously president of Vinson Films, prior to which he ran New Line Cinema-based Contrafilm. Oakes comes back to Bold Films after a stint at Mad Chance, as their vice-president.

Whilst Svetlana Metkina is promoted to managing director, and Dominic Buchanan is now the vice-president of production and development.

Walters commended his team stating, “Svetlana and Dominic’s passion, aggressiveness and talent will be crucial to expanding Bold Films’ slate to hit our four-six films per annum target.”

Metkina has been creative consultant on Bold Films productions for several years, and Buchanan had previously been head of film and original content at Stink Films.

Walters stated: “We are tremendously excited to open our offices in London,” adding, “…a consistent presence in the UK and Europe will allow us to access a whole new group of exciting talent in Europe and help establish key strategic relationships with the major European distributors in film and television.”

By Kirsty McGregor

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