Los Angeles-based indie production banner Creative Alley Prods. — headed by scribe-thesp Christian Keiber and producer Bryce Campbell — has inked a partnership with Chapman Ventures to create Executive Film Prods.
As part of the venture, Creative Alley and Chapman will create a slate of projects together, and EFP will serve as a banner through which Chapman’s backers may invest in Creative Alley’s projects as well.
Chapman’s exec board includes Laurie Chapman, Tom Kent and Joseph Formichelli, formerly exec chief operating officer of Gateway.
Campbell has produced the feature “Bear to the Right” as well as the short film “Opposite Sex and the City.”
Keiber’s credits as an actor include roles in “No Way Back,” “My Favorite Martian” and “Out of Sync.”
Banners said they are jointly skedding an untitled thriller to lense in October as their first feature under the new partnership.