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Lucas Webb

Financier
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He is responsible for identifying British feature films for production and distribution under the Fox Searchlight banner.

Lucas has a background with Hollywood Heavyweights like The Weinstein Company, where he worked as Vice President of Acquisitions and Co-Productions. He also ran the UK office of Disney’s Miramax under Daniel Battsek and production head Keri Putnam, as Senior Manager of UK Production & European Acquisitions from 2006 to 2011. Productions included ‘Brideshead Revisited,’ ‘Becoming Jane’ and ‘Venus’. Acquisitions included ‘The Diving Bell & The Butterfly’, ‘Happy Go Lucky’ and ‘Tsotsi’.

Prior to Miramax, Lucas worked in local production for Disney/Buena Vista UK, from January 2004. Before this, Lucas was at talent agency Endeavor in Los Angeles working for agents Melissa Myers and Patrick Whitesell.

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