IM Global is boosting its exec ranks as sales action kicks off in Toronto. The film and TV sales, financing, and production company has hired Emil Elmer to serve as SVP, International Sales and Acquisitions out of its London office. Prior to IM Global, the former Focus Features International SVP and Miramax and Pathe alum worked on titles including Blue Jasmine, Turner, Under The Skin, Bullet To The Head, Eastern Promises, Slumdog Millionaire, and Amélie.
IM Global has also boosted London-based exec David Jourdan to SVP, International Business Development and Operations. He’ll be working out of the LA headquarters with CEO Stuart Ford and COO Chris Bosco focusing on Asia and Latin America operations and overseeing acquisitions for IM Global’s Apsara label reporting to President Jonathan Deckter. Apsara’s upcoming titles include Selfless, American Ultra, and The Night Comes For Us. The expanding IM Global has outposts in LA, London, Mumbai, Mexico City, and Beijing and launched its new TV division in July. The company is in Toronto with films Black And White, Revenge Of The Green Dragons, Breakup Buddies, and the Mundial pic The Vanished Elephant.