Miramax Names Global Agents

Evolution, the global licensing and promotions agency for Miramax, has appointed a series of international sub-agents to manage the studio’s portfolio.

The Miramax roster of more that 700 films, including Pulp Fiction, Kill Bill Vol. I and II, Jackie Brown, Bad Santa, Chicago and Sin City, will now be represented by a series new agents in Europe, Latin America and Asia-Pacific.

New sub-agents for the brand include Sagoo in France; Celebrities Entertainment in Germany, Austria and Switzerland; BN Licensing in the Netherlands; Rizon in the U.K. and Ireland; Ink in Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden; Merchantwise in Australia and New Zealand; Asiana Licensing in Korea; Blue Sky International in Japan; Empire Multimedia in Hong Kong, People’s Republic of China, Taiwan, Philippines, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand and Vietnam; and Brandvida in Mexico, Brazil, Chile and Peru.

“The potential housed within the Miramax library has attracted a diverse, enthusiastic and knowledgeable group of international sub-agents around the world, and we are very excited to begin working with this impressive group,” says Travis J. Rutherford, president of licensing and retail development, Evolution. “Each of these agents brings a unique expertise and well-established relationships in their specific market, which in turn creates a myriad of opportunities for each of the Miramax properties, especially as we celebrate many milestone anniversaries for some of the most memorable Miramax titles.”

Kalman J. Istok, who recently joined Evolution as vice president of international licensing, will oversee these sub-agents.

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