Film Export UK is the trade body for companies with UK offices selling, marketing & distributing independent feature films around the world.

The association performs a wide range of functions to support and sustain the export of British independent films from UK companies. From operating umbrella stands at key international film festivals and markets to lobbying government on UK film policy, Film Export UK positions itself at the forefront of the international film industry ensuring that its members’ interests are represented at the highest level and we strive for the value of their contribution to the UK, both culturally and economically, to be recognised.

Our Team

Caroline Couret-Delègue


Caroline has held senior positions at AV Pictures, Metrodome International and Truffle Pictures and now works with Film Seekers.

Simon Crowe

Chair of the Board

Simon founded SC Films International in 2008 after holding senior positions at Velvet Octopus, Icon Entertainment  and Capitol Films.

Nicole Mackey


Nicole is Head of Sales at HanWay Films following senior roles including at Fortissimo Films,   J&M Entertainment and Rank Film Distributors.

Janina Vilsmaier


Janina is Head of Sales at Protagonist Pictures having previously worked at Hanway Films and, prior to that, in production on German Films.

Fabien Westerhoff


Fabien is CEO of Film Constellation which he founded in 2016 after holding senior sales positions at HanWay Films and WestEnd Films.

Grace Carley

Chief Executive

Grace Carley ran Stranger Than Fiction Film Sales for over a decade before taking up a role as a senior civil servant at the DCMS and subsequently heading the umbrella organisation now known as Cinema First. She has also consulted for the BFI, Arts Council England and Film London.