Wendy Mitchell has been named the new Editor of both Screen International and ScreenDaily.com. She succeeds Mike Goodridge, who is joining Protagonist Pictures as their new CEO in August.
“I’m thrilled to take on the honour and challenge of editing Screen, especially given the strength of our current editorial team,” Mitchell said. “I look forward to working closely with the international film community to ensure that Screen’s offerings continue to reflect the constantly evolving film industry.”
In Mitchell’s 16 years working as a journalist, she has managed an impressive resume including roles at Entertainment Weekly, Rolling Stone, and here at Indiewire, where she worked as our Managing Editor. She began working at Screen in 2005, initially as their UK reporter.
“Wendy will be an outstanding editor for Screen,” Conor Dignam, Managing Director of Screen International. “She has incredible depth of knowledge about the international film industry and some fantastic ideas about how to make the brand even stronger. Im delighted to have someone of Wendys calibre to lead our editorial operation.”