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Shoreline milestones

Pivotal events in 15-year history of company

1992 After co-producing “Glengary Glen Ross,” Morris Ruskin starts Shoreline with a financing partner; deals in place with Fine Line and Warner Bros.

1992-97 Numerous films in development; Alma winner for direction, “Price of Glory,” with Jimmy Smits, is ultimately released in 2000 by New Line.

1997 Ruskin expands operations to include worldwide film sales.

2000 “The Visit,” starring Billy Dee Williams, is nominated for four Indie Spirit Awards.

2001 “Man From Elysian Fields,” starring Andy Garcia (right) and Mick Jagger, shows at the Toronto and Sundance film fests before a 2002 U.S. theatrical bow via Samuel Goldwyn Films.

2002 Shoreline boards “Lakeboat,” scripted by David Mamet, produced by Ruskin.

2003 Sam Eigen, director of worldwide distribution, and Brian Sweet, manager of sales, come on as Shoreline’s Las Vegas-based sales team.

2003 Shoreline’s Rip Tide and Watermark banners launch.

2005 “Marilyn Hotchkiss Ballroom Dancing & Charm School” unspools at Sundance.

2007 Shoreline producing five to eight films a year; “The Signal” and “Weirdsville” sell to Magnolia out of Sundance and Slamdance; “Killing Zelda Sparks” wins Heineken’s Red Star Award; “Man in the Chair” releases theatrically in the U.S. via Outside Pictures.

2008 Films slated to go into production include “Pomona Queen,” “The Living Corpse” and a sequel to “The Signal.”