Film4 has been the driving force behind a renaissance of British cinema, producing some of the most acclaimed movies in the last 25 years of British cinema history and attracting some of the world’s most exciting international talent. The Film4 Library contains films directed by Mike Leigh; Ken Loach; Peter Greenaway; Stephen Frears; Mike Hodges; Tim Roth; Michael Winterbottom; Terence Davies and Dennis Potter amongst many others.
The Film4 Library comprises a wide range of movies produced between 1982 and 2002 aimed at a worldwide audience including critically acclaimed hits such as Trainspotting; East is East; My Beautiful Laundrette; Wish You Were Here; Shallow Grave; Naked; Life Is Sweet; Brassed Off; Bhaji on the Beach; Welcome to Sarajevo; Charlotte Gray; Fever Pitch; The Warrior and Sexy Beast.
Film4 Productions continue to produce and co-finance award winning feature films. In addition, Channel 4 has invested in a joint venture film sales agency Protagonist Pictures in partnership with Vertigo Films (The Football Factory; Human Traffic; London to Brighton) and Ingenious Media (Girl With a Pearl Earring; Hotel Rwanda; Happy Go Lucky).