Vince Holden has 20 years of experience in financing independent feature films and TV. He began his career in film as a Finance Director for a major film media banking group. In 1998 he joined Company Television & Company Films as Head of Finance. In September 2000 he was appointed Head of Finance for the UK Film Council, where he championed a team of seven industry professionals, responsible for all financial aspects of the Council’s projects – distribution, development investments, export and sales strategy for the government’s 1200-strong library of British films.
With many years’ experience negotiating and closing film and TV finance transactions, collecting revenues on equity investments and debt financing deals in excess of £800m, Vince joined Icon Entertainment in April 2011 as Finance Director. In February of 2012 he set up AI Film to invest in, and produce feature films on behalf of Icon’s principal shareholder, closing three major deals in the company’s first year of operation. He continues to manage and run the AI Film Group of companies and its financial interests.