Working Title Films is a British film production company, based in London.
The company was founded by Tim Bevan and Sarah Radclyffe in the late 1980s. It produces feature films and some television productions.
Among the company's films are Richard Curtis-scripted romantic comedies and Coen Brothers' films, but has in recent times moved into many other types of film, such as United 93.
In 2004 it made a profit of £17.8 million. As of 2007, all its films distributed by Universal Pictures, which owns a 67% stake in the company, and many of its recent films are co-productions with StudioCanal. The remaining shares are owned by the company's founders, BBC Films, and private investors.
Four Weddings and a Funeral is a 1994 British romantic comedy film directed by Mike Newell. It was the first of several films by screenwriter Richard Curtis to feature Hugh Grant. The film was an unexpected success, becoming the highest-grossing British film in cinema history with worldwide box office in excess of $244 million worldwide.
Curtis is a screenwriter for British Films, best known for writing ‘Four
Weddings and a Funeral’, ‘Notting Hill’, ‘Love Actually’ and shows such
as ‘The Vicar of Dibley’, ‘Mr Bean’ and ‘Blackadder’ and transferring