Collaboration launches at AFM

Producers' rep, sales company to debut with 'Khan'

Collaboration Ent., an L.A.-based company that acts as a producers rep and international sales agent, is launching at this year’s AFM.

Company, headed by Kristine Kreska and Iggy Kos, has a debut slate full of big-budget movies led by “The Lost Gold of Khan,” an adventure pic that begins shooting in February in Asia and the U.S. Pic is produced and directed by Mark Roemmich, an industry veteran with a special effects background who was exec producer of “Ask the Dust.”

Roemmich claims to use a unique production financing structure closer to that employed in TV than in film. He avoids completion bonds but instead makes use of insurance.

Collaboration lineup is backed by New York-based Indian investor Anand Bharadwaj, who Kreska and Roemmich say is providing $90 million for first three movies.

“Lost Gold” is budgeted at $54 million, while Roemmich’s next helming effort, “Snow Princess,” a fantasy actioner set in Eastern Europe and the Middle East, is pitched at $65 million. Company is also repping “Children of the Runes: The Chronicles of Shi,” an animated feature directed by Willi Patterson and produced by Roemmich’s Noble House Entertainment Pictures.

Filed Under:

Want to read more articles like this one? SUBSCRIBE TO VARIETY TODAY.
Post A Comment 0

Leave a Reply

No Comments

Comments are moderated. They may be edited for clarity and reprinting in whole or in part in Variety publications.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More Film News from Variety

Loading