NIK POWELL (born 4 November 1950) is a British businessman and one of
the co-founders of the
* 1 Biography * 2 Personal life * 3 References * 4 External links
Great Kingshill , Buckinghamshire, England, Powell was
educated first at Longacre School,
Shamley Green ,
In 1983, Powell and Stephen Woolley founded Palace Productions, which produced The Company of Wolves (1984), Mona Lisa (1986), and The Crying Game (1992). After presiding over the 1992 collapse of the company, Powell re-established himself in the film industry with Scala Productions and has since produced Fever Pitch , Twenty Four Seven , Last Orders , B. Monkey , and Ladies in Lavender .
Powell currently is director of the National Film and Television School in England while maintaining his position as chairman of Scala Productions.
Powell's marriage to Merrill Tomassi, the sister of Richard Branson's
first wife, ended in divorce. He then married singer
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