Handmade names Clifton COO


LONDON -- Handmade Films International, the wholly owned financial structuring and sales subsidiary of Handmade, has appointed Carl Clifton COO in addition to his duties as head of sales for the London-based company.

Clifton joined Handmade in November 2006 as head of international sales, handling such films as the remakes of classic Handmade titles "The Long Good Friday" and "Mona Lisa" along with major franchise property "Eloise in Paris."

Before joining Handmade, Clifton was senior vp and head of sales at PolyGram Films International and Universal Pictures International.

Clifton will continue to report to Handmade Films International chairman and CEO Guy Collins.