Number 9 Films

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Number 9 Films
IndustryFilm
Founded2002
Founder
Headquarters
London, England
,
United Kingdom
ProductsMotion Pictures
Websitenumber9films.co.uk

Number 9 Films is a British independent film production company co-founded in 2002 by producers Elizabeth Karlsen and Stephen Woolley, after a long collaboration at both Palace Pictures and Scala Productions.[1][2]

The company is one of the United Kingdom's leading independent production companies forging relationships with a wide range of talent in the UK, across Europe and in the United States.[3]

Projects[edit]

Films produced under the Number 9 Films banner include Breakfast on Pluto, directed by Neil Jordan and recipient of four Irish Film & Television Academy awards, including Best Director, Best Script, and Best Actor in a Lead Role – Film;[4] Made in Dagenham, directed by Nigel Cole and made into a West End musical in 2014;[5] Carol, directed by Todd Haynes, starring Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara, which received nine BAFTA awards nominations and six Oscar nominations, including Best Actress and Supporting Actress respectively;[6][7] and Colette, directed by Wash Westmoreland and starring Keira Knightley as the French novelist, released in 2018.

Middle of Somewhere, written by Phyllis Nagy, about British singer Dusty Springfield is in development.[8]

The first television project produced by Number 9 Films, in collaboration with Red Production Company, is an adaptation of Henry James' The Portrait of a Lady.[9][10]

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Worldwide box office Notes
2004 Ladies in Lavender $20.4 million[11]
2004 Return to Sender
2005 Mrs. Harris Nominated for twelve Emmy Awards[12]
2005 Stoned $174,758[13]
2005 Breakfast on Pluto $3.9 million[14] Nominated for 11 Irish Film & Television Academy awards.[4]
2006 Sixty Six $1.9 million[15]
2007 And When Did You Last See Your Father? $2.7 million[16] Nominated for seven British Independent Film Awards[17]
2008 Sounds Like Teen Spirit
2008 How to Lose Friends & Alienate People $19.2 million[18] Production budget: $28 million.
2009 Perrier's Bounty $167,938[19]
2010 Made in Dagenham $15.6 million[20] Production budget: £5 million.
Nominated for four British Academy Film Awards
Nominated for four British Independent Film Awards[21]
2012 Midnight's Children $1.6 million[22]
2012 Byzantium $92,544[23] Production budget: €8 million.
2012 Great Expectations $920,099[24]
2014 Hyena $89,526[25]
2015 Carol $42.8 million[26] Production budget: $11.8 million.
Nominated for nine British Academy Film Awards
Nominated for six Academy Awards
Nominated for five Golden Globe Awards
2015 Youth $24 million[27] Nominated for two Golden Globe Awards
Nominated for one Academy Award
2016 The Limehouse Golem $2.2 million[28] Released in 2017.
2016 Their Finest $12.4 million[29]
2017 On Chesil Beach $3.4 million[30]
2018 Colette $11.1 million[31]

Notes[edit]

Further reading[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gritten, David (16 September 2010). "Made in Dagenham: interview with producers Stephen Woolley and Elizabeth Karlsen". The Daily Telegraph. Retrieved 25 April 2016.
  2. ^ Mitchell, Wendy (5 December 2013). "Karlsen named new chair of WFTV". Screen Daily. Retrieved 18 October 2017.
  3. ^ Dams, Tim (16 May 2012). "The UKs top 40 film production companies". Televisual. Televisual Media UK Ltd. Retrieved 25 April 2016.
  4. ^ a b "Winners of the 4th Annual Irish Film & Television Awards". Irish Film & Television Academy. 2007. Retrieved 29 September 2018.
  5. ^ "Made in Dagenham musical opens at Adelphi in October". Musical Theatre Review. 3 March 2014. Retrieved 23 April 2016.
  6. ^ Ritman, Alex (7 January 2016). "BAFTA Awards: 'Carol' and 'Bridge of Spies' Lead Nominations". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 23 April 2016.
  7. ^ "Oscar Nominations: The Complete List". The Hollywood Reporter. 14 January 2016. Retrieved 23 April 2016.
  8. ^ Littleton, Cynthia (19 January 2016). "'Carol' Screenwriter Adapting 'Telex From Cuba' For Paramount TV, Anonymous Content". Variety. Retrieved 6 May 2016.
  9. ^ Ritman, Alex (14 June 2016). "'Carol' and 'Happy Valley' Producers Teaming on 'Portrait of a Lady' TV Adaptation". The Hollywood Reporter.
  10. ^ Barraclough, Leo (14 June 2016). "'Carol' Producer Number 9, Red Plan TV Adaptation of 'Portrait of a Lady'". Variety. Retrieved 18 June 2016.
  11. ^ Ladies in Lavender at Box Office Mojo
  12. ^ "Mrs. Harris". Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.
  13. ^ Stoned at Box Office Mojo
  14. ^ Breakfast on Pluto at Box Office Mojo
  15. ^ Sixty Six at Box Office Mojo
  16. ^ When Did You Last See Your Father at Box Office Mojo
  17. ^ Mitchell, Wendy (28 November 2007). "Control takes top honours at British Independent Film Awards". Screen Daily.
  18. ^ How to Lose Friends & Alienate People at Box Office Mojo
  19. ^ Perrier's Bounty at Box Office Mojo
  20. ^ "Made in Dagenham (2010)". The Numbers.
  21. ^ "The Moët British Independent Film Awards Announce Nominations and Jury for 13th Edition". British Independent Film Awards. 2010. Archived from the original on November 4, 2010.
  22. ^ "Midnight's Children (2012)". The Numbers.
  23. ^ "Byzantium (2013)". The Numbers.
  24. ^ "Great Expectations (2013)". The Numbers.
  25. ^ "Hyena (2015)". The Numbers.
  26. ^ "Carol (2015)". The Numbers.
  27. ^ "Youth (2015)". The Numbers.
  28. ^ "The Limehouse Golem (2017)". The Numbers.
  29. ^ "Their Finest (2017)". The Numbers.
  30. ^ "On Chesil Beach (2018)". The Numbers.
  31. ^ "Colette (2018)". The Numbers.

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