Rupert Preston


Rupert Preston is the CEO of Vertigo Releasing.

He launched the company in 2014 and oversees the Film Company’s Distribution and Sales business in the UK, ANZ, South Africa and the USA.

He has recently set up the production company SUNRISE FILMS which produced two films in 2022. Accused directed by the Bafta-nominated Phil Barintini (Boiling Point) and Gassed Up directed by the Bafta-nominated George Amponsah (The Hard Stop). Both films are currently in post-production and will be released in 2023.

Previously between 2002-2014 he set up and oversaw Vertigo Films’ Distribution business and released films including Streetdance, Monsters, Horrid Henry the Movie and Bronson.

He was also a partner, shareholder and Board Member at Vertigo Films from 2002-July 2022 where he Produced and Executive Produced over 25 films including as Producer BronsonHorrid Henry the MovieThe Sweeney and Pusher.

He is a Board member at the leading international sales company, Protagonist Pictures.