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The following companies actively co-produce or help finance independent features. Listings were voluntary and compiled from information provided by these companies. While every effort was made to contact as many indies around the world as possible, we do not claim this list is comprehensive. Some companies did not wish to be listed.

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Pandora/Gaylord

4000 Warner Blvd., Bldg. 148, Suite 200
Burbank, CA 91522
Phone: (818) 954-3600
Fax: (818) 954-7713
Email: ssaskin@pandora-us.co

Contacts: Hunt Lowry, prexy; Shebnem Askin, exec VP, worldwide sales

Biz: Production, acquisitions, foreign distribution
Product: Theatrical movies with $5 million-$20 million budgets
Recent pics: “A Home at the End of the World,” “Casa de Los Babys”
In the pipeline: “Grind,” “29 Palms”
Advice: Filmmakers should approach our company with packaged products.


Pathe Intl.

10 rue Lincoln, 75008 Paris, France
Phone: +33 (0) 1-4076-9438
Fax: +33 (0) 1-4076-9123
Email: sales@patheinternational.fr

Contacts: Olivier Granier, managing director; Annouchka Lesoeur, head of international sales

Biz: Development, production, distribution and international sales of feature films
Product: High-profile, mainstream films with prestigious casts, $8 million-$46 million
Recent pics: “Asterix & Obelix: Mission Cleopatra,” “The Man on the Train,” “Amen”
In the works: “Je reste,” “Mauvais esprit,” “Pas sur la bouche”
Advice: Contact Garnier directly as long as properties have a high and international profile.


Pathe U.K.

Kent House, Market Place
London, W1W 8AR, U.K.
Phone: +44 (0) 207-323-5151
Fax: +44 (0) 207-436-7891

Contacts: Francois Ivernel, managing director; Cameron McCracken, deputy managing director; Alison Thompson, head of international sales

Biz: Development, production, distribution and sales of features
Product: Budgets $10 million to $25 million
Recent pics: “In the Cut,” “Max,” “Girl With a Pearl Earring”
In the pipeline: “The Magic Roundabout,” “Bride and Prejudice,” “Enduring Love”
Advice: Approach us with properties that have an international profile whether by virtue of the material, cast or director.


Patriot Advisors

9065 Nemo St.
West Hollywood, CA 90069
Phone: (310) 274-0745
Fax: (310) 274-0925
Email: M1@patriotadvisors.com

Contacts: Michael Mendelsohn, prexy; Samantha Duff, executive assistant

Biz: Bank production loans, gap financing, receivables financing, European tax-based production financing, studio-based slate picture financing
Product: Major studio domestic for 35% of budget, director- or talent-driven independent pictures; genres: big-budget sci-fi-action-government conspiracy-Tom Clancy-esque films, as well as wedding pictures, bridal romance, supernatural, police, crime, cop and military
Recent pics: “The Matrix Reloaded,” “Analyze That,” “Azumi”
In the pipeline: “My Gay Ghost,” “Titus Andronicus,” “White House Secret Service”


PBS

1320 Braddock Place
Alexandria, VA 22314
Phone: (703) 739-5000
Fax: (703) 739-5295
Email: cjones@pbs.org

Contacts: Cheryl Jones, senior director of program development and indie films; Jacoba Atlas, John Wilson, co-chief programming executives

Biz: Private, nonprofit media enterprise owned and operated by the nation’s 349 public TV stations
Product: Observational documentaries, biographies, American drama, science, history, arts and culture, children’s programming, news and public affairs, indie film
Recent pics: “Manor House,” “The Forsyte Saga,” “Skinwalkers! — An American Mystery! Special”
In the pipeline: “The Blues,” “A Thief of Time — An American Mystery! Special,” “Indie Lens”
Advice: Complete information on how to approach PBS and what types of projects we’re looking for is available at http://www.pbs.org/producers.


Persistent

1801 Century Park W., 6th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90067
Phone: (310) 229-0060
Fax: (310) 229-0064
Email: mail@persistentpictures.com

Contacts: Judd Payne, Matthew Rhodes, partners

Biz: Film and TV production, film finance and literary management; has corporate ties with Samy Boy Entertainment
Product: Commercial projects in all genres and budget ranges; focused on smaller projects that have attachments, and larger mainstream studio projects in every form
Recent pics: “Auggie Rose,” “Starstruck,” “The Alarmist”
In the pipeline: “An Unfinished Life,” “A Different Loyalty,” “Home of Phobia”
Advice: Before you send out a project, know your audience from both a creative and marketing viewpoint.


Phantom Four

1416 N. La Brea Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90028
Phone: (323) 957-9990
Fax: (323) 957-9995
Email:
info@phantomfour.com
http://www.phantomfour.com

Contacts: David S. Goyer, producer-writer-director; Glynis Lynn, story editor; David Walsh, development assistant

Biz: Feature film, TV
Product: Thrillers, sci-fi, action, nongenre with original/dark/intellectual overtones, horror
In the pipeline: “Blade III,” “Mucho Mojo,” “Alone”
Advice: Solicited projects only; interested in innovative, standout concepts and stories.


Plum

299 W. 12th St.
New York, NY 10014
Phone: (917) 723-0051
Fax: (212) 486-2543
Email: galt@plumpic.com
Website: http://www.plumpic.com

Contacts: Galt Niederhoffer, Celine Rattray, Daniela Soto-Taplin

Biz: Studio and independent films
Product: Indie and studio films, $3 million-$5 million
Recent pics: “Prozac Nation”
In the pipeline: “The Michael Pellegrino Story,” “The Baxter,” “Lonesome Jim”
Advice: Email us.


Portman

21–25 St. Anne’s Court
London, W1F 0BJ, U.K.
Phone : +44 (0) 207-494-8024
Fax: +44 (0) 207-494-8046
Email: sales@portmanfilm.com

Contacts: Tristan Whalley, head of film/co-managing director; Tim Buxton, co-managing director; Jenifer Landor, acquisitions manager

Biz: Sales and production company specializing in financing, marketing and international sales; approximately six titles a year; budgets to $10 million
Product: Material-driven features
Recent pics: “Bloody Sunday,” “Anita & Me, ” “Tomorrow La Scala!”
In the pipeline: “Intermission,” “Aka,” “A Way of Life”
Advice: Bring us a distinct project with worldwide audience appeal.


Potboiler

9 Greek St.
London, W1D 4DQ, U.K.
Phone: +44 (0) 207-734-7372
Fax: +44 (0) 207-287-5228
Email: info@potboiler.co.uk

Contacts: Simon Channing Williams, Gail Egan

Biz: Produces feature films
Recent pics: “Nicholas Nickleby,” “Just One of Those Things”
In the pipeline: “Man About Dog,” “Brothers of the Head,” “The Constant Gardner”
Advice: Please contact by email.


Producciones Odeon

Francisco Penunuri #6
Del Carmen Coyoacan
Mexico, D.F. 04100
Phone: +5255-5659-7703 or 5554-9491
Fax: +5255-5659-2659
Email:
odeon@prodigy.net.mx
http://www.francisca-movie.com

Contacts: Eva Lopez-Sanchez

Biz: Features, docus and TV skeins; experience in co-production
Product: Small-budget films
Recent pics: “Francisca”
In the pipeline: “La Ciudad de la Esperanza,” “Bano de mujeres,” “Mexico secreto”
Advice: Email us


Promark

3599 Cahuenga Blvd., 3rd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90068
Phone: (323) 878-0404
Fax: (323) 878-0486
Email:
sales@promarkgroup.com

Contacts: Jon Kramer, prexy; Steve Beswick, David Bixler, VPs, production

Biz: Production and distribution
Product: Latino, urban, kids and sci-fi
Recent pics: “I Witness,” “Dog Gone,” “Ocean Ave.”
In the pipeline: “Ghost Monkey,” “Home Invasion,” “Bling Boyz”
Advice: Filmmakers could best approach our company with completed scripts in the urban, Latino or Asian-American areas.


Radar

10900 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1400
Los Angeles, CA 90024
Phone: (310) 208-8525
Fax: (310) 208-1764

Contacts: Ted Field, chairman/CEO; Scott Kroopf, prexy and chief operating officer; Erica Huggins, executive veepee of production

Biz: Develops and co-finances features through its core company, as well as through Platinum Dunes, the company’s joint-producing-venture with Michael Bay. All pics receive studio distribution in the U.S., with Focus Features as its exclusive international sales agent.
Product: Mainstream motion pictures of all kinds with budgets ranging from less than $10 million to more than $100 million.
Recent pics: “How to Deal,” “Le Divorce”
In the pipeline: “Texas Chainsaw Massacre,” “The Last Samurai,” “The Chronicles of Riddick”
Advice: We look for films that not only have a clearly targeted audience, but also bring a fresh perspective to that audience.


RAI

Piazza Adriana 12
00193 Rome, Italy
Phone: +39-0668-4701
Fax: +39-0668-7201-5

Contacts: Giancarlo Leone, CEO; Carlo Brancaleoni,development

Biz: Feature production and distribution arm of Italian pubcaster
Product: Local and international co-productions
Recent pics: “Il miracolo,” “Mathilde,” “Bella Martha”
In the pipeline: “Danny the Dog,” “Cantando dietro i paraventi,” “Caterina va in citta”


Rainstorm

16027 Ventura Blvd., Suite 600
Encino, CA 91436
Phone: (818) 784-7500
Fax: (818) 382-3445
Email: gldaniel@
rainstormentertainment.com
entertainment.com

Contacts: Steve G. Kaplan, prexy; Gregg L. Daniel, development-producer; Richard Katz, chief operating officer

Biz: Privately financed development, finance and production company that partners with other capital sources
Product: Story-driven projects that can be made as independents for $1 million-$4 million, as well as star-driven films budgeted at $10 million-plus
Recent pics: “The Big Empty,” “Terror Tract”
In the pipeline: “Ginger and Jack,” “Juggernaut,” “An American Dad”
Advice: We prefer submission through mainstream agencies and management companies, but we will consider unsolicited material if a release is included; please also include a top sheet with a project summary, attachments and contact info.


Random Harvest

Pinewood Studios, Iver Heath
Bucks, SL0 0NH, U.K.
Phone: +44 (0) 175-378-3900
Fax: +44 (0) 175-363-0651
Email: films@randomharvest.co.uk
pictures.com

Contacts: Alistair MacLean-Clark, managing director; Melvyn Singer, finance director

Biz: Production and film financing, specializing in tax-driven, incentive-laden investment
Product: Features for the international market place; budgets $3 million to $20 million
Recent pics: “Octane,” “LD 50,”
In the pipeline: “Bronte,” “Play Dead,” “Schneider’s Second Stage”
Advice: Send a treatment or synopsis via email.


Razor

Legiendamm 40
D-10969 Berlin, Germany
Phone: +4903-0614-5865
Fax: +4903-0612-1863
Email: info@razor-film.de

Contacts: Gerhard Meixner and Roman Paul, co-managing directors

Biz: Feature films by up-and-coming German directors and international co-productions
Product: Arthouse with commercial potential; budgets are about $2.9 million on inhouse productions, more on international co-prods
Recent pics: Company was founded in October 2002.
In the works: “2 Days,” “Bayreuth — Lars von Trier Doing Wagner,” “The Lost Element”
Advice: Be passionate!


Rebel Planet

6472 Santa Monica Blvd., Suite 208
Los Angeles, CA 90038
Phone: (310) 273-5767
Fax: 310-273-6102
Email: rebelplanetprods@aol.com

Contacts: Robert Townsend, executive producer/prexy; Gloria Gifford, executive producer/VP; Rod Plummer, producer/secretary

Biz: All features are inhouse; will accept screenplays and project ideas in the $300,000-$500,000 range
Product: Will have developed and produced at least six features for the 2003-04 slate — created and developed solely through Rebel Planet production teams
In the pipeline: “Cougars,” “Playas From the Himalayas,” “Hollywood Rainmaker”
Advice: We welcome filmmakers mailing us the first 10 pages of their scripts with full information regarding contact info and whether or not agents and/or managers are attached.


Redbus

74a Charlotte St.,
London, W1T 4QJ, U.K.
Phone: +44 (0) 207-299-8800
Fax: +44 (0) 207-299-8840
Email: info@redbusgroup.com

Contacts: Zygi Kamasa, Simon Franks, Nick Manzi

Biz: Leading U.K. independent distrib and producer; releases between eight and 12 films annually
Product: Mainstream films with wide appeal, particularly horror titles
Recent pics: “Bend It Like Beckham,” “The Mothman Prophecies,” “Welcome to Collinwood”
In the pipeline: “Cabin Fever,” “Tooth,” “Grand Theft Parsons”
Advice: We will only accept scripts that have a producer and director attached.


Regent

1401 Ocean Ave., Suite 300
Santa Monica, CA 90401
Phone: (310) 260-3333
Fax: (310) 260-3343

Contacts: Paul Colichman, Stephen P. Jarchow, partners; Jeffrey Schenck, chief operating officer

Biz: Fully finances indie feature films and television movies; co-produces, co-finances and funds other films for worldwide distribution, including theatrical release in the United States
Product: All types of films, with budgets ranging from $500,000 to $7 million
Recent pics: “Burial Society”
In the pipeline: “A Good Night to Die”
Advice: While we look at a variety of indie scripts, material that comes in packaged with talent and/or financing takes first priority.


Renaissance

34-35 Berwick St.
London, W1F 8RP, U.K.
Phone: +44 (0)207-287-5190
Fax: +44 (0) 207-287-5191
Email: info@renaissance-films.com

Contacts: Angus Finney, managing director; Claire Taylor, head of international sales; Sophie Janson, head of development & acquisitions

Biz: Development, financing, acquisition and sale of features for the international marketplace
Recent pics: “We Don’t Live Here Anymore,” “The Mother”
In the pipeline: “Vapor”
Advice: Contact Sophie Janson.


Revere

450 W. 15th St., Suite 602,
New York, NY 10011
Phone: (646) 336-1413
Fax: (646) 336-1429

Contacts: Michael Corrente, prexy; Marisa Polvino, head of production; Jonathan Ladd, head of biz affairs

Biz: Emphasis on feature-length motion picture development and production; finance through private equity sources and through co-production ventures, negative pickups and foreign pre-sales
Product: Variety of genres, all material-driven; budgets range from $1 million-$10 million, with a possible increase depending on talent attachments
Recent pics: “The Door in the Floor,” “I’ll Sleep When I’m Dead,” “When Zachary Beaver Came to Town”
Advice: We are open to submissions from filmmakers through agents and lawyers. In some cases we will look at material that comes through friends and other filmmakers.


Revolution

9A Dallington St.
London, EC1V 0BQ, U.K.
Phone: +44 (0) 207-566-0700
Fax: +44 (0) 207-566-0701
Email: email@revolution-films.com

Contacts: Andrew Eaton, producer

Biz: Production
Product: Prefer recognized directors; Michael Winterbottom films
Recent pics: “24 Hour Party People,” “Heartlands,” “In This World”
In the works: “Bright Young Things,” “Code 46,” “Top Spot”
Advice: Best contact by email.


Ridini

c/o Raleigh Studios
650 N. Bronson Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90004
Phone: (323) 960-8071

Contacts: Maryann Ridini, prexy

Biz: Film and TV development and production
Product: Varying
Recent pics: “Falling Fire,” “Convict 762”
In the pipeline: “Last Valentine”
Advice: We are only interested in co-productions with talent and/or funding attachments. Written submissions only through agents and/or attorneys, please.


RKO

1875 Century Park E., Suite 2140
Los Angeles, CA 90067
Phone: (310) 277-0707
Fax: (310) 286-3254

Contacts:

Biz: Motion picture production
Product: Any budget, any genre
Recent pics: “Shade”
In the pipeline: “The Richest Girl in the World,” “The Locked Room,” “Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House”
Advice: The best way to approach the company is through our story department.


Roadside Attractions

427 N. Canon Drive, Suite 216
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Phone: (310) 860-1692
Fax: (310) 860-1693
Email: mail@roadsideattractions.com

Contacts: Eric D’Arbeloff

Biz: Production and finance of independent films; some co-production and finishing funds also are considered
Product: $3 million or less
Recent pics: “Lovely & Amazing”
In the pipeline: “Madman’s Kiss,” “Chasing Buffalo,” “Penthouse A”
Advice: Email a synopsis.


Roberts/David

100 Universal City Plaza
Bldg, 1320, Suite 1C
Universal City, CA 91608
Phone: (818) 733-2143
Fax: (818) 733-1551
Email: max@robertsdavid.com

Contacts: Lorena David, Mark Roberts, Max Velez

Biz: Independent film production
Product: High-concept comedy, thriller, horror, action films, $5 million-$20 million
Recent pics: “Poor White Trash,” “Outta Time,” “Extreme Dating”
In the pipeline: “Strangers With Candy: The Movie,” “Danika”
Advice: Email a synopsis of your project.


Roissy

58 rue Pierre Charron
75008 Paris, France
Phone: + 33 (0) 1-5353-5050
Fax: + 33 (0) 1-4289-2693
Email: http://www.contact@roissyfilms.com

Contacts: Raphael Berdugo, chairman-CEO; Marie Anne Pujol, head of sales; Joelle Giraud, head of business affairs

Biz: Sales agent of European movies with library of 500 titles; co-produces two to three features annually
Product: Director-driven, European arthouse features, $5 million-$15 million
Recent pics: “The Dog, the General and the Birds,” “Choucou”
In the pipeline: “Eros,” “The Abyssinian”
Advice: Send us an email.


Rotterdam Film Fund

Rochussenstraat 3c, 3015 EA, Rotterdam, the Netherlands
Phone: +31 (0) 10-436-0747
Fax: +31 (0) 10-436-0553
Email: info@rff.rotterdam.nl

Contacts: Jacques van Heijningen

Biz: Providing financial support to feature films produced entirely or partly in the Rotterdam area, offering interest-free loans for post-production and free assistance with locations, local crews and permits
Recent pics: “The Tulse Luper Suitcases,” “Pitietje Bell,” “Van God Los!”
In the pipeline: “De Stand van de Zon — deel II,” “Fighting Fish,” “From Vaux to the Sea”


Samy Boy

1801 Century Park W., 5th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90067
Phone: (310) 282-8814
Fax: (310) 282-0299
entertainment.com

Contacts: Sam Nazarian, Kevin Riley

Biz: Production, financing and distribution
Product: All genres, budgets between $2 million and $5 million
Recent pics: “Washington Heights,” “Prey for Rock and Roll,” “Wonderland”
In the pipeline: “Trespassing,” “Home of Phobia,” “A Different Loyalty”
Advice: We accept submissions from agents, managers, attorneys and producers; no unsolicited submissions, please.


Scottish Screen

2nd Floor, 249 West George St.
Glasgow, G2 4QE, Scotland
Phone: +44 (0) 141-302-1700
Fax: +44 (0) 141-302-1778
Email: info@scottishscreen.com

Contacts: Steve McIntyre, CEO; Alison Butchart, head of training; Claire Chapman, head of production

Biz: Provides support to development, production finance and locations in Scotland


Scout

119 Braintree St.
Allston, MA 02134
Phone: (617) 782-7722
Fax: (617) 782-7799
Email: info@scoutvision.com

Contacts: Dorothy Aufiero, Michael Williams, David Collins, partners

Biz: Feature film production and development, TV production and development
Product: Features in the $3 million-$15 million range
Recent pics: “Session 9”
Advice: Submit queries to info@scoutvision.com and they will be handled accordingly.


Screen Gems

10202 W. Washington Blvd.
Culver City, CA 90232
Phone: (310) 244-4000
Fax: (310) 244-0194

Contacts: Clint Culpepper, prexy of production; Benedict Carver, senior veep of acquisitions and co-productions; Stacy Kolker Cramer, senior VP of production

Biz: Screen Gems is a division of Sony Pictures Entertainment specializing in fully financed inhouse productions, co-productions and acquisitions
Product: Films with specific target audiences; $5 million-$30 million range
Recent pics: “The Medallion,” “Underworld,” “In the Cut “
In the pipeline: “The Breakup Handbook,” “You Got Served,” “Resident Evil 2”
Advice: We are looking for commercial films with specific target audiences.


Senator

Kurfuerstendamm 65,
10707 Berlin, Germany
Phone: +49-030-8809-1711
Fax: +49-030-8809-1787
Email: produktion@senator.de

Contacts: Benjamin Herrmann and Christopher Borgmann, managing directors

Biz: Independent producer/co-producer and distributor of mainstream features
Product: Mainly German-language films, mainstream, $1.7 million-$8 million
Recent pics: “Das wunder von Bern,” “The Experiment,” “If It Don’t Fit, Use a Bigger Hammer”
In the pipeline: “Erbsen auf halb 6,” “Teddy schu-der tag wird kommen,” “Kleines Arschloch 2”
Advice: Send scripts and, if available, packages and we’ll talk.


Senator International

8666 Wilshire Blvd.
Beverly Hills, CA 90211
Phone: (310) 360-1441
Fax: (310) 360-1447
Email: info@senatorentertainment.com

Contacts: Joe Drake, prexy; Brian Goldsmith, chief finance officer and exec VP of operations; Nathan Kahane, exec VP of motion pictures

Biz: financing, production and distri-bution of A-list feature films, as well as specialized feature titles for worldwide theatrical driven entertainment market-place.
Product: all genres of original films. No budget limitations.
Recent pics: “Boogeyman,” “Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle,” “Trapped”
In the pipeline: “The Grudge,” “30 Days of Night”
Advice: Material is king. Find a great piece of writing and keep control of your process.


Serendipity Point

9 Price St.
Toronto, Ontario
M4W 1Z1, Canada
Phone: (416) 960-0300
Fax: (416) 960-8656
Email: wsafer@serendipitypoint.com

Contacts: Robert Lantos, producer; Mark Musselman, head of biz and legal affairs; Julia Rosenberg, production and development

Biz: Develop and produce features
Recent pics: “Ararat”
In the pipeline: “The Statement,” “Being Julia”


Shoreline

1875 Century Park E., Suite 600
Los Angeles, CA 90067
Phone: (310) 551-2060
Fax: (310) 201-0729
Email: us@shorelineentertainment.com

Contacts: Morris Ruskin, CEO; Steve Chicorel, executive VP, worldwide sales & marketing

Biz: Domestic and foreign sales; production; tax subsidies, foreign co-productions, gap and equity credit facilities
Seeks: All genres, from arthouse to creature feature to tentpole
Recent pics: “Moving Alan,” “Moving August,” “Real Time”
In the pipeline: “Judge Dredd,” “Dwar”
Advice: We seek scripts with some element of financing and/or cast, or all genres of finished films.


Showtime

1633 Broadway
New York, NY 10019
Phone: (212) 708-1600
Fax: (212) 708-1212
10880 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1600
Los Angeles, CA 90024
Phone: (310) 234-5200
Fax: (310) 235-5393

Contacts: Matthew Duda, exec VP, program acquisitions & planning

Biz: Premium television network; full or partial financing of films
Product: Star-driven and press-friendly programs with topical and compelling subject matter
Recent pics: “Searching for Debra Winger,” “Boys of 2nd Street Park,” “Maldonado Miracle”
Advice: We look for smart and sophisticated material that will generate press attention as well as feature (or be able to attract) strong writers, directors and high-profile talent.


Silver Lion

701 Santa Monica Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 90401
Phone: (310) 393-9177
Fax: (310) 458-9372
Email: slf@silverlionfilms.com

Contacts: Lance Hool, producer-director; Conrad Hool, producer; David Zuckerman, director of development

Biz: Full-service production company; financing sources are equity, funds and bank lines of credit
Product: Studio-quality action pics and comedies with both domestic and international appeal
Recent pics: “Man on Fire,” “Club Dread,” “Crocodile Dundee in L.A.”
In the pipeline: “Tenn/P.I.,” “Resolution,” “Colter’s Hell”
Advice: We are looking for solid packaged projects with meaningful attachments.


Sobini

4553 Glencoe Ave., #200
Marina del Rey, CA 90292
Phone: (310) 314-2000
Fax: (310) 577-1621

Contacts: Dawn Fang, creative executive

Biz: Production and development
Product: All types, any budget range
Recent pics: “Framed,” “The Prince and Me”
In the pipeline: “Julia Pastrana,” “Dark Sister,” “Peaceful Warrior”
Advice: Submit to us via agent or manager.


Solo

9350 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 212
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
Phone: (310) 205-6262
Fax: (310) 205-6264

Contacts: Karin Cohen, VP, acquisitions and co-productions; Lee Solomon, Christian Halsey Solomon, partners

Biz: An international production, financing and foreign sales company with offices in L.A., Gotham and Italy
Product: Genre movies in the $3 million-$30 million range
Recent pics: “Igby Goes Down,” “American Psycho,” “Rollerball”
In the pipeline: “Carlo and Frankie,” “The M Word,” “Red Riding Hood”
Advice: We aren’t a development company, so the best approach is with a script/project that needs packaging from cast to financial.


Sonet

Box 20105
16102 Bromma, Sweden
Phone: +46 (0) 85-552-4812
Fax: +46 (0) 898-3002
Email: zoula@sonetfilm.se

Contacts:

Biz: Film production and distribution, international co-productions
In the pipeline: “Rancid,” “The Third Wave,” “Miss Idilia”


South Pacific

8 Tolich Place
Henderson, Auckland, New Zealand
P.O. Box 104-124
Lincoln North, Auckland, N.Z.
Phone: +64-9839-0999
Fax: +64-9839-0990
Email: drama@spp.co.nz

Contacts: John Barnett, managing director; Andrew Shaw, chief operating officer; Sally Campbell, head of production

Biz: Produces feature films, telefilms and primetime drama series
Product: Feature films and telefeatures
Recent pics: “Whale Rider”
In the pipeline: “Rosalind Franklin,” “The Dark Lady of DNA,” “Sione’s Wedding”
Advice: For further info on studio hire and submissions to our development dept., see our Web site; for general inquiries, email us.


Spice Factory

81 the Promenade, Peacehaven
East Sussex, BN10 8LS, U.K.
Phone: +44 (0) 127-358-5275
Fax: +44 (0) 127-358-5304
Email: info@spicefactory.co.uk

Contacts: Michael Cowan, Jason Piette, joint managing directors; Lucy Shuttleworth, head of development

Biz: Production, financing, domestic and international distribution, international sales and worldwide film funds; produced, co-produced or financed 35 films to date
Product: Theatrically led commercial films; budget range $10 million-$30 million
Recent pics: “Head in the Clouds,” “A Different Loyalty,” “The Bridge of San Luis Rey”
In the pipeline: “The Last Sign,” “Merchant of Venice”
Advice: We cannot accept unsolicited material.


Staccato

Sumatrakade 611
NL – 1019 PS Amsterdam, Netherlands
Phone: +31 (0) 20-419-0404
Fax: +31 (0) 20-419-0505
137 Barrow St., Suite 5B
New York, NY 10014
Phone: (212) 620-7645
Fax: (212) 620-7651
Email: info@staccatofilms.com

Contacts: Emjay Rechsteiner (Amsterdam), Karen Jaroneski (New York)

Biz: Feature film production, international co-productions, line production in Europe and U.S. for U.S. producers
Product: Quality films with a bite, $2 million-$6 million; no horror, sci-fi or action-adventure
Recent pics: “The Emperor’s Wife,” “Pauline & Paulette”
In the pipeline: “Sportsman of the Century”
Advice: Email us a one-page synopsis.


Storm

127 Broadway, Suite 200
Santa Monica, CA 90401
Phone: (310) 656-2500
Fax: (310) 656-2510
Email: storment95@aol.com

Contacts: H. Michael Heuser, prexy-CEO; Asadeh Khanedani, manager, international distribution

Biz: Indie film finance, production and worldwide distribution company
Product: The best of each available genre. Budget range: $2 million-$25 million
Recent pics: “Fast Sofa,” “Shiner,” “Lava”
In the pipeline: “Preacher,” “Crusade in Jeans,” “Johnny Hit and Run Pauline”
Advice: Submit scripts that have been written with passion and attention to detail; ideally, projects accompanied by strong hands-on producers, with talent relationships.


Stratus

10850 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1050
Los Angeles, CA 90024
Phone: (310) 234-8970
Fax: (310) 234-8975

Contacts: Bob Yari, co-head; Mark Gordon, co-head; Neil Sacker, head of business and legal affairs

Biz: Film production and financing
Product: All genres and budget ranges
In the pipeline: “Laws of Attraction,” “Killing Pablo,” “Painted Veil”
Advice: We accept represented and solicited material only.


Studio Babelsberg

August-Bebel-Strasse 26 – 53
14482 Potsdam, Germany
Phone: +49 (0) 331-721-3151
Fax: +49 (0) 331-721-3366
Email: info@sbmp.biz

Contacts: Thierry Potok, CEO; Henning Molfenter, Udo Happel, production execs

Biz: Production services including soundstages, production management, crews, costume and equipment support, post-production, special effects, accounts and legal services, financing and subsidy opportunities
Product: Film and TV productions from $5 million to $100 million-plus
Recent pics: “The Pianist,” “Enemy at the Gates,” “Around the World in 80 Days”
Advice: Email us.


Studio Hamburg

5225 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 626
Los Angeles, CA 90036
Phone: (323) 525-0023
Fax: (323) 525-0021
Email: ship@studio-hamburg.de

Contacts: Stuart Pollok, head of production, SHIP; Sytze van der Laan, managing director, Studio Hamburg

Biz: International English-language development, production and financing arm of Studio Hamburg, one of the largest producers of German-language product, with annual production revenues in excess of $170 million
Product: Plans to executive produce and/or produce approximately 10 features over five years, budgeted at $3.5 million-$17 million
In the pipeline: “Colour Me Kubrick”
Advice: Best approached via company email.


Summit

1630 Stewart St., Suite 120
Santa Monica, CA 90404
Phone: (310) 309-8400
Fax: (310) 828-4132
Email: meredith@summit-ent.com

Contacts: Patrick Wachsberger, prexy-CEO; Bob Hayward, chief operating officer; David Garrett, exec VP

Biz: Film development, financing, production and worldwide distribution; invests own capital in individual films
Product: Finished films for acquisition and distribution as well as projects for inhouse production
Recent pics: “Dot the I,” “Wrong Turn”
In the pipeline: “Mr. and Mrs. Smith,” “The Alibi,” “That Place”
Advice: Submission through agents mostly, but short e-mails describing the project are accepted.


Svensk

Greta Garbos vag 11-13
169 86 Stockholm, Sweden
Phone: +46 (0) 8-680-3500
Fax: +46 (0) 8-710-4460
Email: Stefan.klockby@sf.se

Contacts: Rasmus Ramstad, president-CEO; Johan Mardell, head of production; Ann-Kristin Westerberg, senior VP and head of intl. division

Biz: Production of feature films with Swedish, Norwegian, Danish and Finnish angles, all genres; international sales, distribution in Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland
Recent pics: “Paradise,” “The Lord of the Rings” trilogy
In the pipeline: “Saraband,” “Queen of Sheba’s Pearls”
Advice: Get in touch with Mardell, head of production, or Robert Enmark, head of acquisition, by email to Stefan Klockby.


Swedish Film Institute

Box 27 126,
102 52 Stockholm, Sweden
Phone: +46 (0) 8-551100
Fax: + 46 (0) 8-661-1820
Email: sfi@sfi.se

Contacts: peter

Biz: In charge of Swedish film subsidy scheme
Product: Feature, documentary, shorts
Recent pics: Of the 25 Swedish films premiered in 2001, all received some form of production subsidy from the Swedish Film Institute
In the pipeline: “The Mongolian Plover,” “The Third Wave,” “The Threat”


Tele Munchen

Kaufinger Strasse 24
D-80331 Munich, Germany
Phone: +49 (0) 89-29093-0
Fax: +49 (0) 89-29093-109

Contacts: Markus Zimmer, Concorde Filmed Entertainment

Biz: Acquisition, production and co-production of theatrical feature films
Product: Studio films, independent product
Recent pics: “Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life,” “Rosenstrasse”


TF1

1 quai du Point du Jour
Boulogne 92656, France
Phone: +33 (0) 1-4141-1234
Fax: +33 (0) 1-4141-3601
Email: pbinet@tf1.fr

Contacts: Patrick Binet, Jean-Charles Levy, acquisitions/co-productions

Biz: Movie arm of French broadcaster with international sales outfit; strong player in French production finance and co-production
Recent pics: “Luck,” “If I Were a Rich Man,” “Welcome to the Rozes”
In the pipeline: “Spy Bound”


The Works

Portland House,
4 Great Portland St.,
London, W1W 8QJ, U.K.
Phone: +44 (0) 20-7612-1080
Fax: +44 (0) 20-7612-1081
Email: andrew@theworksltd.com

Contacts: Aline Perry, CEO; Rebecca Kearey, head of marketing & distribution; Andrew Orr, director of acquisitions

Biz: Sales agents; investors via sister company, the Film Consortium
Product: International B.O. hits and festival successes
In the works: “Bright Young Things,” “Country of My Skull,” “Code 46”
Advice: Approach Andrew Orr with a packaged script, fully or partially financed.


This Is That

417 Canal St., 4th Floor
New York, NY 10013
Phone: (212) 601-5900
Fax: (212) 601-5916
Email: info@thisisthatmail.com

Contacts: Anne Carey, Anthony Bregman, Ted Hope

Biz: All genres, media and budgets
Provides: Feature fim production
Recent pics: “American Splendor,” “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind,” “Door in the Floor”
In the pipeline: “Thumbsucker,” “Dirty Shame,” “Family Planning”
Advice: Believe that nothing will improve until everything changes.


Threshold

1649 11th St.
Santa Monica, CA 90404
Phone: (310) 452-8899
Fax: (310) 452-0736

Contacts: Larry Kasanoff, chairman-CEO; George Johnsen, chief animation officer; Kristy Scanlan, VP of development

Biz: Intellectual property management and production company that develops, manages, produces and publishes in all media; Threshold holds licenses to such brands as Mortal Kombat, Duke Nukem, Ninja Scroll, Mr. Clean, Twinkie the Kid and the Sunday Comics
Product: Most genres, with budgets between $30 million and $80 million
Recent pics: “Mortal Kombat,” “Beowulf”
In the works: “Foodfight,” “Ninja Scroll,” “Duke Nukem”


Tomorrow

16250 Ventura Blvd., Suite 400
Encino, CA 91436
Phone: (818) 788-8776
Fax: (818) 788-8782
Email: admin@tomorrowfilms.co

Contacts: Yoram Pelman, prexy; Brad Shelton, creative executive; Diane Miller, director of servicing

Biz: Film financing, production and sales agents
Recent pics: “The Third Wheel,” “Till Human Voices Wake Us,” “The Cockettes”
In the pipeline: “In Darkness,” “Judas”


Trankilo

Box 17176
104 62 Stockholm, Sweden
Phone: +46 (0) 8669-5045,
Fax: +46 (0) 7063-4230-0
Email: daniel@pippisfather.com

Contacts: Daniel Fridell, producer

Biz: Production of feature films, $500,000 to $15 million
Recent pics: “The Robbers,” “Bloodbrothers”
In the pipeline: “Pippi’s Father,” “The Vault,” “She Wanted It!”
Advice: Approach us with great ideas.


Trigger Street

Contacts: Dana Brunetti, prexy; Ross Partridge, Sarah Bay Williams, creative directors

Biz: Develops and packages a variety of media, including feature films and documentaries, theater and TV
Product: All genres and all budgets; Trigger Street projects come from a script with a certain edge that will appeal to a wide audience.
Recent pics: “United States of Leland,” “Uncle Frank,” “America Rebuilds”
In the pipeline: “Beyond the Sea,” “House of Cards,” “Mavericks”
Advice: All unsolicited scripts are accepted only via www.triggerstreet.com


Troma

733 Ninth Ave.
New York, NY 10019
Phone: (212) 757-4555
Fax: (212) 399-9885
Email:
films@troma.com

Contacts: Lloyd Kaufman, prexy/founder; Michael Herz, VP/co-founder; Megan Powers, VP sales

Biz: Production, acquisition, distribution
Product: All genres, all budgets
Recent pics: “Citizen Toxie: The Toxic Avenger IV,” “Suicide,” “All the Love You Cannes”
In the pipeline: “Tales From the Crapper,” “Poultrygeist,” “Schlock and Schlockability: The Revenge of Jane Austen”
Advice: Email or call us.


Trust

Filmbyen, Avedoere Tvaervej 12
2650 Hvidovre Copenhagen, Denmark
Phone: + 45 (0) 3686-8788
Fax: +45 (0) 3677-4448
Email: trust@trust-film.dk

Contacts: Annakarin Strom, CEO; Tine Klint, sales & project coordinator; Fusun Eriksen, intl. PR

Biz: International sales of Scandinavian films and independent productions from around the world, focusing on arthouse and commercial features with artistic touch
Recent pics: “Dogville,” “Wilbur Wants to Kill Himself,” “Lilya 4-Ever”
In the pipeline: “Dear Wendy,” “In Your Hands,” “Bazo”


Tubedale

Barley Mow Center
10 Barley Mow Passage
Chiswick
London, W4 4PH, U.K.
Phone:+44 (0) 208-994-6477
Fax:+44 (0) 208-995-0896
Email: films@tubedale.co.uk

Contacts: Carl Clifton, David Morrissey

Biz: Develops and produces feature film; variety of genres, budgets and languages
Recent pics: “L’Homme du Train”
In the pipeline: “The Wild,” “Oxygen,” “The Carnal Artist”
Advice: With our commitment to smart, character-driven material, we welcome filmmakers with something to say.