Curzon Artificial Eye
|Louisa Dent (MD, Artificial Eye)|
Philip Knatchbull (CEO, CAE) Tony Tabatznik (Chairman and majority owner, Curzon World)
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The company was founded in 1976 by Andi Engel (11 November 1942 – 26 December 2006), a German-born film enthusiast, and his then wife, Pamela Balfry, who had a background working with Richard Roud at the London Film Festival. She became Artificial Eye's first managing director.
Since 2006, Artficial Eye has been part of Curzon World, a group of companies in the film entertainment industry which also includes the Curzon chain of 11 cinemas plus eight joint venture cinemas, video on demand service Curzon Home Cinema, the retail DVD distributor Fusion Media Sales, and horror film distributor Chelsea Films (launched in 2010).
Curzon Artificial Eye releases some 20 new theatrical films and 30 DVD and Blu-ray titles in the UK each year, as well as digital releases via several platforms, such as iTunes and in-house Curzon Home Cinema.
- The Independent, 4 January 2007: Obituary, Andi Engel Retrieved 2012-10-25
- BFI database: Engel, Pamela Retrieved 2012-10-25
- Hollywood Reporter, 7 November 2011: Artificial Eye Scores With More Than Half European Film Academy Nominations On Its Release Roster Retrieved 2012-10-25
- The Guardian, 15 January 2007: Obituary, Andi Engel Retrieved 2012-10-25
- Curzon: Our cinemas Archived 20 January 2013 at Archive.today Retrieved 2012-10-25
- Curzon group website Retrieved 2015-10-27