Global co-production guide: A – E

A – E | F – J | K – O | P – T | U – Z

Aegis Entertainment Group
7510 Sunset Blvd., Suite 275
Los Angeles, CA 90046
Phone: (323) 848-7977
Fax: (323) 848-7989
Contacts: Arianna Eisenberg-Ravid, Donald C. Rogers
Biz: Produces medium to high budget — $30 million-$100 million-plus — pictures.
Recent pics: “Shamrock Boy,” “Black Jacques,” “Raven”
Advice: We are interested in dramas and action/thrillers, but do not accept unsolicited material unless submitted through agents.

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld

2029 Century Park East, Suite 2400
Los Angeles, CA 90066
Phone/fax: (310) 229-1000
Web site:
Contacts: John Burke, Steven Fayne, Marissa J. Roman, Stephen Saltzman, partners
Biz: Provides legal representation in all aspects of film and television projects, including tax-advantaged financing, subsidies, co-financing and co-production arrangements around the world.
Recent pics: “Ask the Dust,” “Hostage,” “Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow”
Advice: Call or email us. Indie producers must have a financing plan in place; we do not shop projects.

Alta Produccion

Cuesta de San Vicente, 4
28008 Madrid, Spain
Phone: +34-91-542-2702
Fax: +34-91-542-8777
Web site:
Contacts: Belen Bernuy, executive producer; Carlo D’Ursi, assistant to executive producer
Biz: Co-produces films in Europe and Latin America with budgets up to E3.5 million ($4.23 million).
Recent pics: “Rencor,” “Triple Agent,” “Te doy mis ojos” (Take My Eyes)

Amaze Film & Television

6 Pardee Ave., Suite 103
Toronto, Ontario, M6K 3H5, Canada
Phone: (416) 588-7839
Fax: (416) 588-7276
Web site:
Contacts: Michael Souther, Teza Lawrence, producers; Kirsta Teague, development executive
Biz: Produces commercially driven stories for film and TV in a variety of budget ranges. Company seeks co-productions and can access Canuck tax and investment incentives.
Recent pics: “Saint Ralph,” “Patti”
Advice: Email us.

American World Pictures

6355 Topanga Canyon Blvd., Suite 428
Woodland Hills, CA 91367
Phone: (818) 715-1480
Fax: (818) 714-1081
Web site:
Contacts: Mark L. Lester, prexy; Dana Dubovsky, prexy of production; Terese Linden Kohn, executive VP of distribution
Biz: AWP’s acquired pictures include a broad range of genres and styles.
Recent pics: “The 24th Day,” “The Picture of Dorian Gray,” “Shut Up and Kiss Me”
Advice: Call us — we would love to hear from you.

Anonymous Content

8522 National Blvd., Suite 101
Culver City, CA 90232
Phone: (310) 558-3667
Fax: (310) 558-4212
Web site:
Contacts: Steve Golin, producer; Alix Madigan, head of features; Chad Hamilton, VP
Biz: A multimedia development, production and talent management company.
Recent pics: “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind,” “50 First Dates,” “Nurse Betty”
Advice: Submissions must go through agents and managers.

Antidote Intl. Films

200 Varick St., Suite 502
New York, NY 10014
Phone: (646) 486-4344
Fax: (646) 486-5885
Web site:
Contacts: Jeffrey Levy-Hinte, producer; Vanessa Guest, head of development
Biz: Produces American feature films by writer-directors with distinct voices. Budgets usually are under $10 million.
Recent pics: “Thirteen,” “Mysterious Skin,” “Laurel Canyon”
Advice: We accept submissions from agents, managers, attorneys and producers; no unsolicited submissions, please.

Archer Entertainment

140 W. 22nd St., Suite 7B
New York, NY 10011
Phone: (212) 741-2200
Fax: (212) 741-9575
Web site:
Contacts: Laird Adamson, Jill Footlick, Rachel Peters, producers
Biz: Development and production of feature film and TV; production services, one day to full production schedules; co-productions.
Recent pics: “Nola,” “The Warrior Class”
Advice: We are not accepting unsolicited submissions. Please send any queries via fax.

Arclight Films

6422 Deep Dell Place
Los Angeles, CA 90068
Phone: (323) 464-8351
Fax: (323) 464-8362
Web site:
Contacts: Gary Hamilton, managing director; Nicolas Chartier, U.S. office; Lina Marrone, Toronto office
Biz: Foreign sales, co-productions, co-financing $3 million-$5 million
Recent pics: “Lord of the War,” “Head in the Clouds,” “New Police Story”
Advice: We are looking for commercial projects with a director and/or actor attached.

Artists’ Colony

256 S. Robertson Blvd., Suite 1500
Los Angeles, CA 90048
Phone: (310) 720-8300
Web site:
Contacts: Lloyd A. Silverman, CEO; Tod Stein, VP of development; Steve Grill, N.Y.-based creative executive
Biz: Looks to finance and produce compelling, thought-provoking stories that challenge the traditional studio model.
Recent pics: “12,” “Solid Ones,” “Snow Falling on Cedars”
Advice: We welcome submissions on projects with creative elements attached.

Ascendant Pictures

9350 Civic Center Drive, Suite 110
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Phone: (310) 288-4600
Fax: (310) 288-4601
Contacts: Chris Roberts, founder/co-CEO; Christopher Eberts, founder/co-CEO; Kia Jam, founder/chief operating officer
Biz: Film development, production and finance company with a financing relationship with VIP Medienfonds Film & Entertainment. Seeks full or partial investment opportunities in smart, commercial projects in the $15 million-$50 million range.
Recent pics: “The Jacket,” “Edison,” “The Big White”
Advice: We are interested only in commercially viable projects that have significant
elements already attached — serious inquiries only, please.

Asia Entertainment Finance Associates

Level 25, Bank of China Tower
1 Central Road
Hong Kong
Phone: +852-2251-1675
Web site:
Contacts: Peter Anshin, prexy
Biz: Arranges production, finance and distribution of Asian film projects

The Asylum

6671 Sunset Blvd., Bldg. 1593
Hollywood, CA 90028
Phone: (323) 463-6575
Fax: (323) 463-6299
Web site:
Contacts: Sherri Strain, international sales; David Rimawi, acquisitions; David Latt, production
Biz: Production and distribution company with a U.S. homevideo label and international distribution. Company specializes in horror/thriller titles with budgets under $1 million.
Recent pics: “Evil Eyes,” “Bloody Bill,” “El Intermedio”
Advice: Email David Latt ( with a short pitch before sending scripts.

Atlantic Streamline

1323 Third St.
Santa Monica, CA 90401
Phone: (310) 319-9366
Fax: (310) 319-9235
Web site:
Contacts: Marco Weber, prexy-CEO; Hubert Hagg, biz development; Vanessa Coifman, production
Biz: First-look co-financing deal with MGM/UA.
Recent pics: “Igby Goes Down,” “The Thirteenth Floor”
Advice: We do not accept unsolicited

Atomic Prods.

57 Brommersvlei Road, Constantia, 7806
Cape Town, South Africa
Phone: +27-21-794-2286
Fax: +27-21-794-9960
Web site:
Contact: Fiona Tudor Price
Biz: Factual production company making one-hour documentaries, series and shorts. Provides funding and production assistance for Southern African independents.
Recent pics: “Born Too Soon,” “Techno Challenge,” “The Elephant Army”
Advice: Send one-page proposals via email.

Aurora Entertainment

9454 Wilshire Blvd., Suite M-11
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
Phone: (310) 858-1005
Fax: (310) 858-1050
Contacts: Anatoly Fradis, prexy; Erin Morris, executive assistant, development; Jeff Ratner, VP finances
Biz: Finances and produces motion pictures with budgets up to $10 million. Manages a $50 million Eastern European Equity film
financing fund. Can provide equity financing for up to 50% of the budget (up to $5 million). Projects should be pre-packaged with stars and director attached plus 50% of financing in place.
Recent pics: “Return of the Living Dead 5: Rave From the Grave,” “Masked and Anonymous,” “Business for Pleasure”
Advice: Send in your packages via legal representative or agent.

Bank of America
9 W. 57th St.
New York, NY 10019
Phone: (212) 933-2184
Fax: (212) 847-5819
Email: Sharon.Hawkins@bofasecurities.
Web site:
Contacts: Sharon Hawkins, principal; Rick Thompson, senior associate
Biz: BofA provides financing for independent production companies and studios.

Barnholtz Entertainment

34133 Mulholland Highway
Malibu, CA 90265
Phone: (818) 879-6500
Fax: (818) 879-5074
Contacts: Melvin Butters, director of acquisitions; Barry Barnholtz, CEO; Matt Cunningham, director of development
Biz: Acquire films for distribution through our deals (Lions Gate, First Look, Imagine, MTI). Produce films, put up finishing funds.
Recent pics: “The Shaft,” “Dracula’s Curse,” “Drug Wars”
Advice: Fax or email will get faster response.

Bartlett Park
10770 Esther Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90064
Phone: (310) 441-9773
Fax: (310) 474-7611
Web site:
Biz: Production of TV documentaries and features.
Recent pics: “Least Among Us,” “Pink Air Is Coming,” “Big Mart”
Advice: Contact us via email.

Bauer Martinez Studios

801 W. Bay Drive, Suite 800
Largo, FL 33770
Phone: (727) 582-9939
Fax: (727) 582-9709
Web site:
Contacts: Philippe Martinez, CEO; Karinne Behr, COO; Shirley Bester, VP of international distributions
Biz: A world distributor of theatrically driven films with budgets ranging from $5 million to $20 million. Production subsidiary Lucky 7 Prods. is based in London and specializes in European co-productions.
Recent pics: “Wake of Death,” “The Defender,” “Modigliani”
Advice: Contact us via email or snail mail.

Bavaria Media

Bavariafilmplatz 8
82031 Geiselgasteig, Germany
Phone: +49-89-6499-2686
Fax: +49-89-6499-3720
Web site:
Contacts: Michael Weber, managing director; Thorsten Schaumann, head of sales; Thorsten Ritter, head of marketing
Biz: Distributes a broad spectrum of quality arthouse films on the global market.
Recent pics: “Head On,” “Lost Embrace, “Whisky”
Advice: Email, call and/or fax us.

BBC Films

1 Mortimer St.
London, W1T 3JA, U.K.
Phone +44-20-7765-0251
Fax: +44-20-7765-0278
Contacts: David Thompson, head of BBC Films; Tracey Scoffield, head of development/executive producer; Jane Wright, head of rights and commercial affairs
Biz: Develops, co-produces, sells and funds features for theatrical release and TV transmission.
Recent pics: “Dirty Pretty Things,” “The Mother,” “Sylvia”
Advice: Send hard-copy scripts, treatments or proposals to the above address.

Beech Hill
443 Greenwich St., 5th Floor
New York, NY 10013
Phone: (212) 226-3331
Fax: (212) 226-2179
Contact: Joseph Infantolino
Biz: Representation; contracts; production counsel
Recent pics: “Sweet William,” “L.I.E.,” “A Hole in One”
Advice: Call or email.

Bespoke (UKFS) Films

7 Marlborough Place
Brighton, BN1 1UB, U.K.
Phone: +44-1273-690285
Fax: +44-1273-679954
Web site:
Contacts: Antony Blakey, managing director; Robert Sidaway, international production; Kim Leggatt, producer
Biz: Worldwide network of production and finance companies that fund and produce independent movies. In 2003-04, UKFS financed 15 movies, with budgets ranging from $3.58 million to $23.85 mil, and co-produced four. UKFS offers 30% funding for each project, via a mix of sale/leaseback and equity.
Recent pics: “Nouvelle France,” “School for Seduction,” “Modigliani”
Advice: Submissions to include screenplay, synopsis, present budget and producer’s proposed finance plan and cast.

Beyond Intl.

22 Newman St.
London, W1T 1PH, U.K.
Phone: +44-20-7636-9613
Fax: +44-20-7637-9614
Web site:
Contacts: Hilary Davis, head of sales and acquisitions; Stephen Kelliher, senior executive, sales and acquisitions; Nick Kilcoyne, assistant sales and acquisitions
Biz: Beyond Films is an international sales agent representing projects with budgets of minimum $3 million and upward.
Recent pics: “A Good Woman,” “Oyster Farmer,” “Cold & Dark”
Advice: We choose only those scripts that we believe we can sell in the international marketplace.

Blanc de Chine Films
8954 Wonderland Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90046
Phone: (323) 654-2903
Web site:
Contacts: Jane Chen, Georgia Lee, Mia Riverton, producers
Biz: Low-budget films with a focus on Asian and Asian-American stories and/or filmmakers.
Recent pics: “Red Doors,” “Diagnosis”
Advice: Contact via email.

Bob Yari Prods.

10850 Wilshire Blvd., 6th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90024
Phone: (310) 689-1694
Fax: (310) 474-5348
Contacts: Bob Yari, producer-partner; Neil Sacker, chief operating officer
Biz: The fourth company in the Yari Film Group, led by Bob Yari, BYP is a non-exclusive discretionary fund used to finance films with a budget range of $5 million to $50 million per project.
Recent pics: “House of D,” “Find Me Guilty,” “Nightwatchman”
Advice: We don’t accept unsolicited submissions.

British Film Institute
21 Stephen St.
London, W1T 1LN, U.K.
Phone: +44-20-7255-1444
Fax: +44-20-7436-0439
Web site:
Contact: Amanda Nevill, director
Biz: Promotes film culture and education.
Advice: No direct links with film production.

Burn Pictures

4328 Mammoth Ave., Suite 304
Sherman Oaks, CA 91423
Phone: (310) 864-4278
Fax: (310) 919-3736
Web site:
Contacts: Hiroko Hayata, VP development; Andrew Molina, producer; David M. Kelley, creative executive
Biz: Produces films with crossover appeal to and from Japan, the U.S. and South America. Project budgets range from $800,000 to $3 million.
Recent pics: “Emerald Cowboy,” “Sumas y restas,” “Long Road to Cabo”
Advice: Try to attach or package the project as much as possible so that it becomes an attractive proposition.

Cab Films
83 Kloof St.
Cape Town
Phone +27 21-423-7911
Fax: +27 21-423-7947
Web site:
Contacts: Charles Gallacher, executive producer; Bruce Paynter, director; Tim Mahoney, associate producer, marketing
Biz: Full-service production company that specializes in commercials, feature films and musicvideos.
Advice: Email Tim Mahoney at tim@

Capitol Films

23 Queensdale Place
London, W11 4SQ, U.K.
Phone: +44-20-7471-6000
Fax: +44-20-7471-6012
Web site:
Contacts: Jane Barclay, and Sharon Harel, managing directors; Hannah Leader, head of legal and business affairs
Biz: International sales and finance company.
Recent pics: “Lucky Number Sleven,” “Ask the Dust,” “The Big White”
Advice: Filmmakers should apply with the general outline of the package they have, including finance plan, cast and the director (when appropriate), to the attention of Damon Lane at

CatchLight Films

4216¾ Glencoe Ave.
Marina del Rey, CA 90292
Phone: (310) 827-3797
Fax: (310) 827-2533
Web site:
Contacts: Jeanette Volturno and Arnon Manor, producers; Rick Osako, VP
Biz: Develop, produce, co-produce feature films generally under $10 million. We also offer production space, accounting services, Avid rentals, production services and line produce for other independent films.
Recent pics: “Break a Leg,” “Heart of the Beholder,” “Lesser of Three Evils”
Advice: Contact us by email.

CAVU Pictures

630 Ninth Ave., Suite 411
New York, NY 10036
Phone: (212) 246-6300
Fax: (212) 246-6086
Web site:
Contacts: Isil Bagdadi, prexy of distribution and marketing; Michael Sergio, founder-CEO
Biz: Independent production and distribution company that finances, develops, produces, acquires and releases films.
Recent pics: “The Holy Land,” “West Bank Brooklyn,” “Under Hellgate Bridge”
Advice: Contact us via email or fax.

Cherry Road Films

1460 Fourth St., Suite 212
Santa Monica, CA 90401
Phone: (310) 458-6550
Fax: (310) 458-6510
Web site:
Contacts: Bo Hyde, CEO; Kendall Morgan, prexy; Tommaso Fiacchino, senior VP of development
Biz: Works in partnership with studios and independent producers on three to five features per year. Cherry Road, which has a first-look development fund with Warner Independent Pictures, provides financing on films under $20 million.
Recent pics: “Eulogy,” “Mail Order Wife,” “The L.A. Riots Spectacular”
Advice: Filmmakers should have a feature film to show us, a script they love or a book they are passionate about.

Chesler/Perlmutter Prods.

15611 Ventura Blvd.
Encino, CA 91436
Phone: (818) 808-0052
Fax: (818) 808-0054
Contacts: Lewis Chesler, and David Perlmutter, co-CEOs; Kevin Commins, VP development
Biz: Independent production company specializing in features as well as movies for cable television.
Recent pics: “Touching Wild Horses,” “Time of the Wolf,” “Cybermutt”
Advice: Please submit synopsis, preferably through a lawyer or agent.

Cinema Arts Entertainment

6310 San Vicente Blvd., Suite 540
Los Angeles, CA 90048
Phone: (323) 937-1085
Fax: (323) 937-1186
Web site:
Contacts: Pierre-Richard Muller, chairman; Keith Selin, VP
Biz: Company acquires films from independent producers to represent worldwide. Also involved in co-production and finishing funds.
Recent pics: “Looking Through Lillian,”
“I Love You Came Too Late,” “The 7th Day”
Advice: Email us. We tend to be more interested in projects that already have some sort of packaging.

Cinema Libre Studio

8328 De Soto, Canoga Park, CA 91304
Phone: (818) 349-8822
Fax: (818) 349-9922
Web site:
Contacts: Philippe Diaz, head of production; Adam Chapnick, head of distribution; Philippe Lenglet, head of international/foreign sales
Biz: Produces, co-produces, distributes and offers post-production services. Budgets range from $300,000-$12 million.
Recent pics: “L.A. Gangbangers”
Advice: Submit a project synopsis (preferably through an agency) indicating significant attachments by email to projects@

Cinema Management Group

9056 Santa Monica Blvd., Suite 204
West Hollywood, CA 90069
Phone: (310) 300-9959
Fax: (310) 300-9960
Web site: http://www.CinemaManagement
Contacts: Edward Noeltner, prexy; Jill Sattinger, VP, business development
Biz: Company acquires, licenses and distributes new international motion pictures, as well as a library of “classic” titles worldwide. CMG distributes films in the $10 million-$20 million budget range, with four to five new releases a year.
Recent pics: “Hoodwinked: The True Story of Red Riding Hood,” “The Peace Warrior,” “Vengeance From the Deep”
Advice: Send us an email or call us, provided a producer represents the project.

Cinemavault Releasing

175 Bloor St. E., South Tower, Suite 1011
Toronto, Ontario, M4W 3R8, Canada
Phone: (416) 363-6060
Fax: (416) 363-2305
Contacts: Nick Stiliadis, CEO; Natalie Kampelmacher, intl. sales director; Steve
Arroyave, VP/general manager
Biz: Sales and distribution company handling more than 200 films.
Recent pics: “Tom White,” “Sexual Dependency,” “Gone Dark”
Advice: Contact Michael Paszt, VP acquisitions, at with a brief synopsis of the project.

Cinetic Media

555 W. 25th St., 4th Floor
New York, NY 10001
Phone: (212) 204-7979
Fax: (212) 204-7980
Web site:
Contacts: John Sloss, Micah Green, Matt Littin, founders
Biz: A U.S.-based consulting firm for select film producers, financiers, distributors and related media companies.
Recent pics: “Before Sunset,” “Everything Is Illuminated,” “P.S.”
Advice: For additional information, visit our Web site or contact us via email.

Circe’s World Films

11718 Barrington Court, Suite 190
Los Angeles, CA 90049
Phone: (310) 229-5388
Fax: (310) 471-0445
Web site:
Contacts: Patricia L. Steffy and Roberta L. Striplin, producers
Biz: Development and production of shorts and features
Recent pics: “Like Michael,” “Meredith,” “Pool Party”
Advice: Email us.

Civilian Content

4 Great Portland St., 4th Floor
Portland House
London, W1W 8QJ, U.K.
Phone: +44-20-7612-0050
Fax: +44-20-7612-0031
Web site:
Contacts: Chris Auty, CEO; Neil Peplow, head of production; Joy Wong, head of sales
Biz: Civilian Content’s operating companies are the Works (international sales and licensing) and the Film Consortium (production financing). Company makes and sells films in the budget range of £2 million-£15 million ($3.6 mil-$27 mil) and, through its joint venture with Surefire, provides development and production financing.
Recent pics: “Bugs! (3-D),” “‘My Country,” “My Summer of Love”
Advice: Producers should approach Neil
Peplow for production and production investment, and Joy Wong regarding international sales.

Claussen+Woebke Filmproduktion
Herzog-Wilhelm-Str. 27
80331 Munich, Germany
Phone: +49 (0)89-2311010
Fax: +49 (0)89-263385
Web site:
Contacts: Uli Putz, Thomas Wobke, Jakob Claussen
Biz: Produces features telefilms budgeted between $3 million and $8 million.
Recent pics: “Distant Lights,” “Summerstorm”
Advice: Email us.

Clockwork Prods.
7 Lewis Drive, Constantia, 7806
Cape Town, South Africa
Phone/Fax: +27-21-794-4115
Contacts: Lidia Chambers, producer and production manager; Lamise Herring, producer and training manager
Biz: Production of TV documentaries and program inserts.
Advice: We have a number of programs in development and would be happy to share our ideas with potential investors.

Collective Energy

Old Castle Brewery
6 Beach Road
Woodstock, Cape Town, South Africa
Phone: +27-21-447-7265
Fax: +27-21-447-6064
Contact: Ian Nivison, executive producer
Biz: Film production facilitation in Southern Africa
Advice: Call us for a competitive and creative solution to your production requirements.

Comerica Entertainment

9777 Wilshire Blvd., 4th Floor
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
Phone: (310) 281-2400
Fax: (310) 281-2476
Contacts: Jared Underwood, manager
Biz: Provides production financing for film and television for productions with budgets of $1 million and up.
Recent pics: “A Home at the End of the World,” “Narc,” “Laws of Attraction”
Advice: Loan applicants must have the following before approaching us: a sales agent attached to the project with estimates and some pre-sales; a budget; a screenplay; and a summary of the finance plan.

Concorde-New Horizons Corp.

11600 San Vicente Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90049
Phone: (310) 820-6733
Fax: (310) 207-6816
Web site:
Contacts: Frank Moreno, vice chairman; David Andrews, coordinator of worldwide distribution
Biz: Production and sales
Recent pics: “Scorpius Gigantus,” “Bloodfist 2050,” “Asphalt Wars”
Advice: Email or fax your submissions.

Constantin Film

Kaiserstr. 39,
80801 Munich, Germany
Phone: +49-89-3860-9100
Fax: -49-89-3860-9242
Web site:
Contacts: Martin Moszkowicz, Thomas Friedl, members of the board
Biz: German production and distribution company with a combination of national and international theatrical and TV production with distribution and license trading operations, TV entertainment production and home entertainment.
Recent pics: “The Neverending Story,” “The Name of the Rose,” “Resident Evil”

Creative Artists Agency

9830 Wilshire Blvd.
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
Phone: (310) 288-4545
Fax: (310) 288-4800
Contacts: John Ptak, Emanuel Nunez, Rick Hess
Biz: Consultation for client films and production companies, covering projects from development through delivery.
Recent pics: “Laws of Attraction,” “Imagining Argentina,” “Sylvia”

Crimson Entertainment

8905 S. Cold Water Drive, Suite 185
Sandy, UT 84094
Phone: (801) 568-0880
Fax: (801) 567-9518
Web site:
Contacts: Mike W. Wan, producer
Biz: Specializes in low-budget film production with Asian filmmakers or Asian subjects.
Advice: Email us.

Curb Entertainment Intl.

3907 W. Alameda Ave.
Burbank, CA 91505
Phone: (818) 843-8580
Fax: (818) 566-1719
Web site:
Contacts: Carole Curb, prexy; Wendy Reeds, executive director/head of sales; Aaron Rogers, director/head of marketing and acquisitions
Biz: Worldwide film sales agent; produces features with private equity.
Recent pics: “Finding Home,” “Breaking Dawn,” “Easy”
Advice: Email with the synopsis and details of all the elements in place.

Current Affairs Films
45 10th Ave.
Parktown North,
Johannesburg 2193, South Africa
Phone: +27-11-880-3917, +27-11-447-0471
Fax: +27-11-327-1790
Contacts: Jane Thandi Lipman, Beata Lipman
Biz: Makes feature documentaries.
Advice: Email.

Czar Pictures
41 Yunikh Leuiutsev
Moscow, Russia 109129
Phone: (310) 285-8377
Fax: (310) 285- 8377
Web site:
Contacts: Alexander Izotov, prexy; Alexander Nevsky, VP
Biz: Develop and produce motion pictures and documentaries, specializing in Moscow-based productions (budgets up to $5 million).
Recent pics: “Moscow Heat,” “Time of Change”
Advice: Email or call.

Dancing! Light Prods.
P.O. Box 16561
Vlaeberg, Cape Town 8018, South Africa
Phone: +27-21-447-3055
Fax: +27-21-447-3054
Web site:
Contact: Gavin Sweeney, writer-producer-
Biz: Provides full servicing of international commercials and feature films; co-produces pics with international partners.
Advice: Email us.

Daybreak Pacific

7a McNab St.
Penrose, Auckland, New Zealand
Phone: +64-9-580-0402
Fax: +64-9-580-0167
Contacts: Grant Bradley, Dale Bradley, co-CEOs; Mark Huljich, executive producer
Biz: Co-financiers; co-producers; line producers; provide full-service location production assistance and studio facilities; foreign sales (through Global Cinema Group). Products are various genres, $15 million-$25 million range
Recent pics: “Treasure Island Kids,” “High Tide”
Advice: Agency submitted material or packaged films with partial financing only.

Deutsch/Open City Films

145 Ave. of the Americas, 7th Floor
New York, NY 10013
Phone: (212) 255-0500
Fax: (212) 255-0455
Contacts: Jason Kliot, Joana Vicente, co-prexys; Tory Tunnell, VP/head of development
Biz: Has a seven-figure fund to finance the development of projects, which the company will set up and produce with studio or private equity financing with budgets over $5 million.
Advice: Send submissions via fax, with a synopsis and bio.


375 Greenwich St.
New York, NY 10013
8439 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069
Phone: (212) 941-3800, (323) 822-4100
Fax: (212) 941-3949, (323) 822-4216
Web site:
Contacts: Brad Weston, Andrew Rona, co-presidents
Biz: All budgets
Recent pics: “Starsky & Hutch,” “Mr. 3000,” “Sin City”

Double Edge Entertainment

15233 Ventura Blvd., PH 9
Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
Phone: (818) 205-9898
Fax: (818) 205-9797
Web site: http://www.doubleedgeentertainment.
Contacts: Bobby Sheng, CEO, co-founder; Nina Yang, prexy/co-founder
Biz: Feature film production, equity financier, and production services in Asia.
Recent pics: “Mail Order Bride,” “Sledge: The Action Star,” “Ghost Tales From the East”
Advice: We consider co-production, co-financing partners and English- language films with Asian elements.

Echo Bridge Entertainment
75 Second Ave., Suite 500
Needham, MA 02494
Phone: (781) 444-6767
Fax: (781) 444-6472
Web site:
Contacts: Michael Rosenblatt, managing partner, acquisitions; Lucie Salhany, managing partner, sales and marketing; Dan March, head of international sales
Biz: Acquires and produces commercially driven motion pictures for worldwide distribution in theatrical, television, cable, satellite and homevideo markets.
Recent pics: “Baadassss!,” “Sexual Life,” “Devil Winds”
Advice: Contact us via email.

Echo Lake Prods.

421 S. Beverly Drive, 8th floor
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
Phone: (310) 789-4790
Fax: (310) 789-4791
Web site:
Contacts: Doug Mankoff, prexy; Andrew Spaulding, executive VP; Jessica Stamen, VP
Biz: Company’s mission is to finance and produce projects with strong thematic content while remaining fiscally responsible to its investors.
Recent pics: “The Big Empty,” “Kerala,” “Make Someone Happy”
Advice: Have your representatives come to us early in the process.

El Camino Pictures

10850 Wilshire Blvd., 6th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90024
Phone: (310) 689-1693
Fax: (310) 234-8975
Contacts: Cassian Elwes, prexy of independent films at the William Morris Agency; Rena Ronson, co-head, William Morris Independent; Todd Williams, VP
Biz: Film financing entity, fully owned and backed by Bob Yari, is represented by William Morris Independent. Partnership is focused on, but not exclusive to, WMA’s clients.
Recent pics: “Love Song for Bobby Long,” “Haven,” “Sueno”
Advice: We don’t accept unsolicited submissions.

Element X

3 Fitzhardinge St.
London, W1H 6EF, U.K.
Phone: +44-20-7317-1440
Fax: +44-20-7486-7575
Contacts: Jessica Levick, sales and acquisitions coordinator; Nataline Brenner, managing director; Janine Gold, managing director
Biz: International sales agent
Recent pics: “Beyond the Sea,” “In My Father’s Den,” “Dead Man’s Shoes”

Eleven Eleven Films

The Lot
1041 N. Formosa Ave.
Formosa Bldg., Suite 194
West Hollywood, CA 90046
Phone: (323) 850-2784
Fax: (530) 348-9874
Contacts: Ross M. Dinerstein, Geoff Stults, co-presidents
Biz: A fully functioning production company working with films in the $1 million-$5 mil range.
Recent pics: “A Postcard From L.A.,” “The American Standard”
Advice: Email us.

Emergence Entertainment

1508 E. Wildflower Lane
Spokane, WA 99224
Phone: (509) 939-7206
Fax: (419) 793-5678
Web site: http://www.emergenceentertainment.
Contacts: Mark Kratter, CEO
Biz: An all-purpose entertainment company devoted to developing high-concept feature films, television programs and videogames.
Recent pics: “Cruel World,” “Scorched,” “Losing Hope”
Advice: Visit our Web site.

Emmett/Furla Films

8530 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 420
Beverly Hills, CA 90211
Phone: (310) 659-9411
Fax: (310) 659-9412
Web site:
Contacts: Randall Emmett, George Furla, producers and co-chairs; M. Dal Walton III, VP, development and business affairs
Biz: Produces between six and eight films per year, with an emphasis on high-concept commercial projects budgeted between $15 million and $40 million; arranges financing, co-financing, co-production and development funds.
Recent pics: “Edison,” “Love Song for Bobby Long,” “88 Minutes”
Advice: Come to us with a strong director, package or a really high-concept pitch of a sentence or two, because if you can pitch it, we can sell it!

Emzansi Digital Works
Private Bag X2600, Suite 141, Houghton,
Johannesburg 2041, South Africa
3 Prexy St., the Bus Factory, Newtown
Johannesburg 2001, South Africa
Phone/Fax: +27-11-487-0843
Contacts: Sello Molefe, producer-director; Mmabatho Mogomotsi, executive producer
Biz: Independent audiovisual and media producing company.
Advice: Email or call.


9601 Wilshire Blvd., 3rd Floor
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Phone: (310) 248-2000
Fax: (310) 248-2020
Contacts: Modi Wiczyk, Sandrine De Clercq, agents
Biz: Valuation, domestic and international sales, bank and bond structuring, representation vis-a-vis independent financing.
Recent pics: “Fahrenheit 9/11,” “The Machinist,” “Down in the Valley”

Endemol South Africa

P.O. Box 71917
Bryanston 2021
Gauteng Province, South Africa
Phone: +27 11 799 2200
Fax: +27 11 465 6001
Web site:
Contacts: Harrie Linders, managing director; Marie Rosholt, head of infotainment and entertainment; Mitzi Booysen, head of creative
Biz: Producers, co-producers and facilitators of television content.
Advice: Send an email and supply all contact details with a one-page synopsis and one-page proposal for concepts.

Endgame Entertainment

1041 N. Formosa Ave
Administration Bldg., Suite 195
Los Angeles, CA 90046
Phone: (323) 850-2747
Fax: (323) 850-2754
Contacts: Jim Stern, CEO; Doug Hansen , COO; Julia Eisenman, prexy of production
Biz: An equity fund that has been co-financing films since March 2003.
Recent pics: “Proof,” “Hotel Rwanda,” “Beyond the Sea”
Advice: Filmmakers needing creative and financing partners should ask their representation to submit their projects to us.

Entertainment Farm

1-1-39 Hiroo, Shibuya-ku
Tokyo 150-0012, Japan
Phone: +81-3-5778-7150
Fax: + 81-3-5778-7152
Contacts: Taka Ichise, senior VP; Yukie Kito, director, international division
Biz: Develops and finances up to eight feature films and co-productions per year. Produces various genres with worldwide appeal, up to $12 million per film.
Recent pics: “All About My Dog”
Advice: Submit projects for consideration via agent, manager or by referral.


137 rue du Faubourg Sainte Honore
75008 Paris, France
Phone: +33-1-5383-0303
Fax: +33-1-5383-0304
Web site:
Contacts: Luc Besson, CEO; Pierre-Ange Le Pogam, COO; Gregoire Melin, head of international department
Biz: French co-producers.
Recent pics: “Danny the Dog,” “Color Me Kubrick,” “Bandidas”
Advice: Email project descriptions, screenplays, long synopsis for review.

Evolution Entertainment

901 N. Highland Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90038
Phone: (323) 850-3232
Fax: (323) 337-0671
Contacts: Gregg Hoffman, head of production
Biz: Develops and produces a wide range of projects and genres.
Recent pics: “Saw,” “If You Were My Girl,” “John

Exception Wild Bunch

99 rue de la Verrerie
75004 Paris, France
Phone: +33-1-5301-5020
Fax: +33-1-5301-5049
Web site:
Contacts: Brahim Chioua, Vincent Maraval, Juliette Renaud
Biz: European film distribution and production services
Recent pics: “Fahrenheit 9/11,” “Nomad,” “9 Songs”

Exodus Film Group

1201 Electric Ave.
Venice, CA 90291
Phone: (310) 392-7778
Fax: (310) 392-7728
Web site:
Contacts: John D. Eraklis, prexy-CEO; Spence Bovee, VP marketing
Biz: Family, CGI animation, action and comedy with budgets from $10 million-$25 million
Recent pics: “Paul Bunyan,” “Igor,” “55 Holly Star”
Advice: Please make initial contact via email. We only accept submissions from agents, managers and attorneys.

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