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Thursday 18 December, 2008

Works Media Grp(The)

Directorate Change

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Works Media Group (The) PLC
18 December 2008

Works Media Group plc

('The Works' or the 'Company')

Directorate Change

The Board of The Works is pleased to announce the appointment of Carl Clifton to the Board of the Company as an Executive Director and as Managing Director of the subsidiary, The Works International, with effect from 5 January 2009

Mr Clifton has significant industry experience and was formerly C.O.O and Head of Sales at Handmade Films International.  Other previous roles include Senior Vice President of International Sales at Universal Pictures International, running FilmFour's International division and working in independent production where credits include Patrice Leconte's French co-production 'The Man on the Train'.  During his career, Mr Clifton has been involved with films including the Oscar-winning documentary 'When We Were Kings' and the forthcoming $60m animation 'Planet 51'. Other films he was involved with include '4 Weddings and a Funeral', 'Notting Hill', 'Fargo', 'The Green Mile',' Elizabeth', 'Bean' and 'Sexy Beast'.

Mr Clifton commented'I'm thrilled to be joining The Works Media Group. It's a rare thing in the UK, a vertically film integrated business. It has a really impressive history but, also, I think, seriously untapped resources and potential. I'm looking forward both to the challenge of realising that potential and very much to working with Norman, Mick and the whole team.' said Clifton.

Norman Humphrey, Group CEO, stated 'We are lucky to have attracted such a knowledgeable and commercial executive to The Works. Carl's considerable experience of film finance and sales will enable us to broaden the palette at The Works International. His arrival strengthens both the business model and the management team and I look to the future with confidence.' 

Additional information required by the AIM Rules:

Current and past directorships of Carl David Clifton (44) held within the last five years are set out below:

Current directorships

Past directorships

Boytonlynn Properties Limited

Homeland Productions Limited

Tubedale Films (Liverpool) Limited

Tubedale Films Limited

Dolphin Productions Limited 

Handmade Films International Limited 

Onshore Films Limited 

There are no other matters which are required to be announced under paragraph (g) of Schedule 2 of the AIM Rules.


Works Media Group plc

Norman Humphrey, Chief Executive Officer


Tel: 0207 612 0030

Dowgate Capital Advisers Limited 

James Caithie


Tel: 0207 492 4777

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