Editor | Peter Bowen
Emil Elmér joins Focus Features, Sr. VP, International Sales
Posted March 19, 2012
We're thrilled to welcome Emil Elmér to Focus Features as senior vice president, international sales. For over a decade, Mr. Elmércut has made a name for himself, working previously at Miramax Films and Pathé Distribution on campaigns for titles such as Amélie, Les Choristes (The Chorus) and the Oscar-winning The Barbarian Invasions. Focus Features International (FFI) co-president Alison Thompson commented, "Having first-hand experience of working with Emil, I've long been impressed by his outstanding knowledge and thorough approach to the international business. He has the wealth of experience that is an absolute necessity in our business, and his expertise and valuable relationships will bolster the company as we celebrate Focus's 10-year anniversary and field a particularly exciting slate of movies this year." The excitement was reflected by Mr. Elmér, noting, "Over the last decade, Focus has built an outstanding reputation as one of the world leaders in independent global cinema. They continue to be at the cutting edge of the creative and financial evolution of the business, and I'm proud to be joining the team to work with their incredible roster of films and filmmakers." For more, here's the complete press release.