Eve Schoukroun Managing Director
Eve Schoukroun graduated with a BA in International Relations and Communication from the Sorbonne University (Paris, France) and a Masters in Film and TV Production from Emerson College (Boston, MA).
She began her career with Los Angeles based Talent Agency, Endeavor (WME) and moved back to Europe to further her career in international sales at Renaissance Films (Kenneth Branagh’s former production company).
She joined Capitol Films in 2000 to ultimately become Head of International Sales. Whilst there, she worked on films directed by renowned international directors such as Woody Allen, Robert Altman, and David Cronenberg, Francis Ford Coppola’s Zoetrope slate of projects in 2001 which featured Box office sensation Jeepers Creepers.
Eve then became Head of International for US based distributor ThinkFilm/Capitol where she handled Sidney Lumet's BEFORE THE DEVIL KNOWS YOU'RE DEAD in 2007, the Oscar nominated WAR DANCE, Indie hit Half Nelson's which gave Ryan Gosling his first Oscar nomination among others. She left Capitol in 2007 to start WestEnd Films with partners Sharon Harel and Maya Amsellem in 2008.
The company is a financing and worldwide sales entity that's 6 years old. It's been nominated 6 times at the Academy Awards in its short life and multiple times at the BAFTAs, for films such Glenn Close's passion project, Albert Nobbs; foreign language Footnote, Ralph Fiennes' sophomore project as a director, The Invisible Woman, and most recently for the magical "Song of the Sea" in the Animation category.
The company co-produced, co-financed and/ or sold Hideo Nagata's Chatroom, Stephen Frears' Tamara Drewe, David Gordon Green's Manglehorn featuring legendary Al Pacino and Joe, starring Nicolas Cage, Jeremy Saulnier 's (Blue Ruin) Green Room.
WestEnd handles a collection of 12 Woody Allen titles in its current library.