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AGC Studios, the indie content company launched this year by IM Global founder Stuart Ford, has hired former IM Global executives Frank Prugo as EVP Technical Operations and Leslie Chen as SVP Asian Sales & Distribution.
Roland Emmerich’s big-budget epic Midway is ready to hit the high seas with Aaron Eckhart, Keean Johnson, Tadanobu Asano, Dennis Quaid and Nick Jonas among those joining the project.
AGC International, the sales and distribution arm of Stuart Ford’s AGC Studios, has picked up sales rights outside North America to Michael Moore’s hot-button documentary Fahrenheit 11/9 ahead of its world premiere in Toronto next month.
Stuart Ford’s AGC Studios has made its first major TV hire, bringing on Univision, Viacom, and NBC alum Lourdes Diaz. As head of AGC Television, Diaz will oversee all of the company’s scripted, non-scripted, and non-fiction and digital TV activity.
Coming out of their inaugural Cannes market, AGC International, the international sales and distribution division of Stuart Ford’s AGC Studios, has closed a slew of deals on Midway, the World War II action film from Roland Emmerich.
Rights to Roland Emmerich’s “Midway” are close to selling out globally, weeks after Stuart Ford’s AGC Studios shopped the World War II action epic at Cannes, AGC Studios president of worldwide distribution Michael Rothstein announced Monday.
Former IM Global chief Stuart Ford launches his new company AGC Studios with a mission to be versatile in terms of content, financing and the distribution model. Screen talks to him about his nimble ambitions.
Stuart Ford’s AGC Studios, in Cannes selling Missing Link and Midway, has signed a $150m co-financing pact with UK-based Ingenious Media as it ramps up its production ambitions.
The veteran producer-financier, who last summer was forced out of the company he founded in 2007, also opens up about the two "behemoth" projects, including Roland Emmerich's World War II epic 'Midway,' that he'll be unveiling in Cannes.
In what will be one of the biggest movies on sale at Cannes, Stuart Ford’s recently minted AGC Studios will be enticing buyers with Roland Emmerich’s WWII action epic Midway, which we understand has Woody Harrelson and Mandy Moore in negotiations to star as part of a strong ensemble cast.
Hugh Jackman, Zoe Saldana and Zach Galifianakis will provide voices for the new film from the studio behind stop-motion pics 'Kubo and the Two Strings' and 'Coraline.'
Stuart Ford’s AGC Studios has bolstered its executive ranks. As expected the former IM Global chief is taking many of the respected veterans from that company to his new venture. Today’s hires are largely focused on film but TV hires will follow.
Stuart Ford has set former IM Global executive and Oscar-winning producer Greg Shapiro (The Hurt Locker) as Head Of Film at new content company AGC Studios. The move was rumored in industry circles and was hinted at by Ford last month in his exclusive interview with Deadline about his new company.
With backing from Silicon Valley, Latin America and Abu Dhabi, the former IM Global boss lays out plans to finance, produce and license big budget film and television content.
Stuart Ford, the IM Global founder and CEO who exited acrimoniously last August, has launched a new company with major capital behind him. AGC Studios – short for Accelerated Global Content — is an indie film and television production and licensing company.