Dignity Film Finance is a financing and production company working in both the UK and USA. Started in 2011, the company has financed and produced a wide-ranging slate of feature films, including 2016’s BROTHERHOOD, which took a record breaking £4 million at the UK box office. 2017’s slate of features and documentaries comprised of a number of productions in the UK and US, the following titles are currently in post-production:
Jamie Adams’s SONGBIRD starring Cobie Smulders and Jessica Hynes
10X10 starring Luke Evans and Kelly Reilly, shot in both London and Atlanta. International sales are being handled by Altitude Film Sales
WILD HONEY PIE starring Jemima Kirke, Alice Lowe, Joanna Scanlan, Sarah Solemani, Brett Goldstein and Richard Elis
THE FIGHT – Jessica Hynes’s directorial debut starring Shaun Parkes, Rhona Mitra, Christopher Fairbanks, Anita Dobson, Sally Phillips and a cameo from actor and comedian, Russell Brand
Oliver Parker’s SWIMMING WITH MEN starring Rob Brydon, Adeel Akhtar, Jim Carter, Daniel Mays, Thomas Turgoose, Rupert Graves, Charlotte Riley and Jane Horrocks. International sales being handled by HanWay Films
Dolly Wells’ directorial debut, GOOD POSTURE. Starring Emily Mortimer and Grace Van Patten. With cameos from literary giants Zadie Smith, Martin Amis and Jonathan Ames
Tom Cullen’s improvised drama, PINK WALL. Starring Tatiana Maslany and Jay Duplass
New Orleans set crime drama OUT OF BLUE. Patricia Clarkson leads Carol Morley’s all star cast which includes James Caan, Jacki Weaver and Toby Jones
A GUIDE TO SECOND DATE SEX, adapted for the screen from Rachel Hirons’ critically acclaimed stage play. George MacKay and Alexandra Roach lead a cast of rising stars, including Emma Rigby, Holli Dempsey, Kae Alexander, Tom Bell and Michael Socha
Maggie first started her career in film working across the media and marketing of Warner Bros Films in the UK and Europe while working at Grey Entertainment and Media.
Moving to Columbia TriStar UK and Ireland, she oversaw the marketing for films such as MEN IN BLACK, MASK OF ZORRO, GODZILLA and her personal favourite, MATILDA.
Promoted to work at Columbia TriStar in US Domestic, she moved to California, and enjoyed working on films such as CHARLIE’S ANGELS, SPIDERMAN and STUART LITTLE. Her studio-marketing career culminated in working for Lucasfilm on marketing, promotions, media and publicity worldwide for EPISODE II of STAR WARS.
Over the next few years Maggie worked in the start-up of Participant Media, and as a consultant to banks and hedge funds for Gerson Lehrman. It was at this time that she decided to move into film financing.
Since 2009 Maggie has been part of the financing for numerous feature films as a Producer, including 13, THE EXPERIMENT, BROTHERHOOD, KALEIDOSCOPE, DOUBLE DATE, 3 WAY JUNCTION and PIN CUSHION. 2017 saw the production of ten feature films which include; 10×10 starring Luke Evans and Kelly Reilly, SONGBIRD featuring Cobie Smulders and Jessica Hynes, Oliver Parker’s SWIMMING WITH MEN starring Rob Brydon, A GUIDE TO SECOND DATE SEX written and directed by exciting British talent Rachel Hirons and OUT OF BLUE, Carol Morley’s New Orleans set crime drama featuring an all star cast helmed by Patricia Clarkson.
In addition, Maggie has been part of the financing and production of four documentaries under her Documentary Company banner, including the Oscar winning SEARCHING FOR SUGAR MAN, THE GREEN PRINCE and The LOVERS AND THE DESPOT and Ferrari documentary, RACE TO IMMORTALITY.