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Industry Companies Seeking Projects
(2003, G-L)


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INDUSTRY COMPANIES SEEKING PROJECTS
(Please seek permission before sending  materials. 
Unless specified, all companies have a policy of "no unsolicited material.")
 

 

Gaumont

30 avenue Charles-de-Gaulle
Neuilly-sur-Seine 92200, France

Phone: +33 (0) 1-4643-2000 
Fax: +33 (0) 1-4643-2168
Email: fchorot@gaumont.com
Web site: www.gaumont.com 

Contacts: Patrice Ledoux, general manager; Frank Chorot, deputy manager; Philippe de Chaisemartin, intl. sales 

Biz: The oldest French production house; also involved in international sales and exhibition 

Recent pics: "The Closet," "Bullit & Riper," "Pere et fils" 

In the pipeline: "Part-Time Cops," "Lovely Rita.com"

Surfview Reminder:  Ask for permission before sending anything.  No unsolicited materials accepted.
Compiled by:   DAILY VARIETY, September 18, 2003SPECIAL REPORT : THE INDEPENDENTS

Gold Circle

9420 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 250 
Beverly Hills, CA 90212 

Phone: (310) 278-4800 
Fax: (310) 278-0880
Email: info@goldeirclefilms.com
Web site: www.goldcirclefilms.com

Contacts: Norm Waitt Jr., chairman; Paul Brooks, prexy and CEO; Scott Niemeyer, chief financial operator and chief operating officer 

Biz: Producer, distributor, sales agent, as well as financer of theatrical and home entertainment product

Product: Mainstream commercial genre pics in the $5 million-10 million range 

Recent pics: "The Man From Elysian Fields,"  "Sonny," "Poolhall Junkies" 

In the pipeline: "Lalawood," "Something Borrowed," "White Noise" 

Advice: Interested filmmakers should contact us via their agent, manager or referral.

Surfview Reminder:  Ask for permission before sending anything.  No unsolicited materials accepted.
Compiled by:   DAILY VARIETY, September 18, 2003SPECIAL REPORT : THE INDEPENDENTS

GotaFilm

Konstepidemins vag 6 
413 14 Gotheburg, Sweden

Phone: +46 (0) 31-825570
Fax: +46 (0) 31-820860
Email: gotafilm@gotafilm.se
Web site: www.gotafilm.se

Contacts: Christer Nilson, Olle Wirenhed, Helena Moller 

Biz: Feature film production, line producing and co-productions, $1.5 million-$2 million 

Recent pics: "We Can Be Heroes" 

In the pipeline: "Details," "Slim Suzie," "The Soloists" 

Advice: The best movies start with the best scripts.

Surfview Reminder:  Ask for permission before sending anything.  No unsolicited materials accepted.
Compiled by:   DAILY VARIETY, September 18, 2003SPECIAL REPORT : THE INDEPENDENTS

Grand

44 Fontenoy St. 
Dublin 7, Ireland

Phone: +353 (0) 1-860-2290
Fax: +353 (0) 1-860-2096
Email: Info@grandpictures.ie
Web site: www.grandpictures.ie

Contacts: Paul Donovan, Michael Garland Biz- Feature film production 

Product: Feature films, various genres; budgets $1 million-$5 million 

Recent pics: "Spin the Bottle," "Mapmaker' 

In the pipeline: "Love in Limbo," "Dead Long Enough," "Hiding Places" 

Advice: Email enquiries/material; follow up with phone call.

Surfview Reminder:  Ask for permission before sending anything.  No unsolicited materials accepted.
Compiled by:   DAILY VARIETY, September 18, 2003SPECIAL REPORT : THE INDEPENDENTS

Greenestreet

9 Desbrosses St., 2nd Floor 
New York, NY 10013 

Phone: (212) 609-9000 
Fax: (212) 609-9099
Email: general@gstreet.com
Web site: www.greenestreetfilms.com

Contacts: John Penotti, prexy/co-founder; Fisher Stevens, creative director/co-founder 

Biz: Production, financing 

Product: All genres, $2 million-$20 million 

Recent pics: "Uptown Girls," "Swimfan," "Chateau" 

In the pipeline: "Slow Bum," "Yes" 

Advice: Fax is best.

Surfview Reminder:  Ask for permission before sending anything.  No unsolicited materials accepted.
Compiled by:   DAILY VARIETY, September 18, 2003SPECIAL REPORT : THE INDEPENDENTS

Grupo Pi 

c/Lanzarote, 2. 
San Sebastian de los Reyes 
28700 Madrid, Spain 

Phone: +34 (0) 91-659-2032 
Fax: +34 (0) 91-659-2865 
Email: info@grupopi.tv
Web site: www.grupopi.tv

Contacts: Jose Huertas, general manager; Geraldine Gonard, sales director; Isabel Moya, sales executive 

Biz: Leading Spanish international distributor 

Product: Features, documentaries 

Recent pics: "My Mother Likes Women," "The Moscow Gold" 

In the pipeline: "The 3 Wise Men" (animated)

Surfview Reminder:  Ask for permission before sending anything.  No unsolicited materials accepted.
Compiled by:   DAILY VARIETY, September 18, 2003SPECIAL REPORT : THE INDEPENDENTS

Hannibal

8265 Sunset Blvd., Suite 107 
West Hollywood, CA 90046

Phone: (323) 848-2945 
Fax: (323) 848-2946 
Email: contactus@hannibalpictures.com
Web site: www.hannibalpictures.com

Contacts: Richard Rionda Del Castro, chair-CEO; Patricia Rionda Del Castro, prexy; Mathilde Aupetit, sales and marketing exec 

Biz: Financing, production and distribution of English-lingo motion pictures and international co-productions

Product: $5 million-$40 million budget, star- or action-driven mainstream projects with attached talent and/or funding for possible European co-productions 

Recent pics: "Masked and Anonymous," "Crime Spree," "Absolon" 

In the pipeline: "Escobar," "Yakuza," "Old Soldiers" 

Advice: We look for well-crafted and innovative projects driven by visionary filmmakers, preferably with attached talent and/or partial funding.

Surfview Reminder:  Ask for permission before sending anything.  No unsolicited materials accepted.
Compiled by:   DAILY VARIETY, September 18, 2003SPECIAL REPORT : THE INDEPENDENTS

Harmony Gold

7655 Sunset Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90046

Phone: (323) 851-4900 
Fax: (323) 851-5599
Email: sales@harmonygold.com
Web site: www.harmonygoid.com

Contacts: Frank Agrama, CEO; Colleen Morris, prexy; Melissa Wohl, VP, sales and acquisitions 

Biz: Worldwide distribution and finishing funds 

Product: Finished films, animated titles, series, docus 

Recent pics: "Welcome to the Neighborhood," "The Dogwalker," "Crazy Jones" 

In the pipeline: "Going Down" 

Advice: Contact us by email and include a brief description of the project, attachments and budget information.

Surfview Reminder:  Ask for permission before sending anything.  No unsolicited materials accepted.
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Hart Sharp

380 Lafayette St., Suite 304 
New York, NY 10003

Phone: (212) 475-7555
Fax: (212) 475-1717 |
Email: info@hartsharp.com
Web site: www.harisharp.com

Contacts: John Hart, Jeff Sharp, Robert Kessel 

Biz: Independently finances and co-finances features through the True Film Fund, a private equity fund 

Product: Character-based drama and filmmaker-driven projects 

Recent pics: "Nicholas Nickleby," "Undefeated," "You Can Count on Me" 

In the pipeline: "A Home at the End of the World," "Proof," "P.S." 

Advice: We do not accept unsolicited material; agents should contact Nina Wolarsky, director of development, for submissions.

Surfview Reminder:  Ask for permission before sending anything.  No unsolicited materials accepted.
Compiled by:   DAILY VARIETY, September 18, 2003SPECIAL REPORT : THE INDEPENDENTS

Haut et Court

38 rue des Martyrs 
75009 Paris, France 

Phone: +33 (0) 1-5531-2727
Fax: +33 (0) 1-5531-2728
Email: info@hautetcourt.com
Web site: www.hautetcourt.com

Contacts: Carole Scotta, Caroline Benjo 

Biz: Production, distribution 

Recent pics: "Bloody Sunday," "Lost in La Mancha," "Tiresia" 

In the pipeline: "They Came Back" 

Advice: We are devoted to promoting young talent through original and cutting edge projects.

Surfview Reminder:  Ask for permission before sending anything.  No unsolicited materials accepted.
Compiled by:   DAILY VARIETY, September 18, 2003SPECIAL REPORT : THE INDEPENDENTS

High Point 

25 Elizabeth Mews
London, NW3 4UH, U.K.

Phone: +44 (0) 207-586-3686 
Fax:+44 (0) 207-586-3117 
Email: info@highpoinffilms.co.uk
Web site: www.highpoinffilms.co.uk

Contacts: Ronald de Neef, CEO; Carey Fitzgerald, managing director; Julie Murphy-Delaney, director 

Biz: Independent worldwide sales outfit; provides finance to independent productions 

Product: Open to broad spectrum of genre and budget 

Recent pics: "Twin Sisters," "Rebellion," "The Debt" 

In the pipeline: "Clara," "Charlie Noads R.I.P." 

Advice: Approach us early to maximize project's potential international success.

Surfview Reminder:  Ask for permission before sending anything.  No unsolicited materials accepted.
Compiled by:   DAILY VARIETY, September 18, 2003SPECIAL REPORT : THE INDEPENDENTS

Hollywood Independents 

1335 N. La Brea, Suite 2197 
Hollywood, CA 90028 

Phone: (323) 876-0975 
Fax: (323) 876-0975 
Email: jaa@inetworld.net
Web site: www.hollywoodindependents.com

Contacts: Jorge Ameer, prexy; Lisa Marx, development/acquisitions; Jaume Gil Llopart, co-productions 

Biz: Theatrical distribution, sales agent, foreign sales 

Product: $1 million-$20 million budgets 

Recent pics: "Junked," "Hotel Room," "The Singing Forest" 

In the pipeline: "Fairy Tales," "Medusa" 

Advice: Call with your project; do not fax or email unsolicited material.

Surfview Reminder:  Ask for permission before sending anything.  No unsolicited materials accepted.
Compiled by:   DAILY VARIETY, September 18, 2003SPECIAL REPORT : THE INDEPENDENTS

Horizon

1040 Hamilton St., Suite 207 
Vancouver, B.C. 
Canada, V6B 2R9 

Phone: (604) 632-1707 
Fax: (604) 632-1607 

Email: michael@filmhorizon.com
Web site: www.horizonmotionpictures.com

Contact: Michael Taverna, head of production 

Biz: International sales agent and distributor of motion pictures; participates in productions, co-productions, European co-production and co-financing - offering up to 60% of a budget 

Product: Drama, horror and period stories with budgets of $500,000-$6 million 

Recent pics: "Hallow's End," "Shadow of the Dead" 

In the pipeline: "Europa the Movie," "Daughter of Heaven," "St. John Wort"

Advice: Don't send scripts until you have a director or a lead actor attached.

Surfview Reminder:  Ask for permission before sending anything.  No unsolicited materials accepted.
Compiled by:   DAILY VARIETY, September 18, 2003SPECIAL REPORT : THE INDEPENDENTS

Icon

180 Wardour St.
London, W1 F 8FX, U.K.

Phone: +44 (0) 207-494-8100 
Fax:+44 (0) 207-494-8101
Web site: www.iconmovies.net 

Contacts: Nick Hill, CEO, U.K. Icon Group; Andy Mayson, chief operating officer; Simon Crowe, head of sales 

Biz: Develops, finances, produces and distributes feature films and TV programming; budget range of $5 million$100 million. 

Recent pics: "What Women Want," "We Were Soldiers," "The Singing Detective" 

In the pipeline: "Blackball," "Paparazzi," "Compleat Female Stage Beauty" 

Advice: Contact Toby Hill or Martha Coleman.

Surfview Reminder:  Ask for permission before sending anything.  No unsolicited materials accepted.
Compiled by:   DAILY VARIETY, September 18, 2003SPECIAL REPORT : THE INDEPENDENTS

IFC 

11 Penn Plaza 
New York, NY 10001 

Phone: (646) 273-7200 
Fax: (646) 273-7260
Web site: www.ifctv.com

Contacts: Jonathan Sehring, prexy; Caroline Kaplan, senior veep of production and development; Sarah Lash, director of theatrical acquisitions 

Biz: Finance and distribute independent films Seeks: Director-driven films ranging in budget 

Recent pics: "Tadpole," "Monsoon Wedding," "Camp" 

In the pipeline: "Rose and the Snake," "Casa de los Babys," "Intermission" 

Advice: Fax us a one-page description with all available information.

Surfview Reminder:  Ask for permission before sending anything.  No unsolicited materials accepted.
Compiled by:   DAILY VARIETY, September 18, 2003SPECIAL REPORT : THE INDEPENDENTS

IFM

1328 E. Palmer Ave.
Glendale, CA 91205 

Phone: (818) 243-4976 
Fax: (818) 550-9728 
Email: ifmfilm@aol.com

1 2/25 Second St.
Clayton, Victoria 3169 
Australia 

Phone: + 61 (3) 9515-9249
Fax: + 61 (3) 9515-9248 
Email: ifmfilm@optusnet.com.au 

Contacts: Anthony I. Ginnane, prexy; Ann Lyons, executive VP; Anthony J. Lyons, VP international 

Biz: Executive production, co-production financing (Canada, Australia, New Zealand, astern Europe), worldwide sales and preales; Australian, Canadian and New Zealand equity; Eastern European facilities and soft funding 

Product: Thrillers, actioners, sci-fi, mystery and horror, $1 million-$1 0 million 

Recent pics: "The Risen," "Grim Weekend," "Hunting Humans" 

Advice: Submit synopsis and/or elements and we will follow up with you.

Surfview Reminder:  Ask for permission before sending anything.  No unsolicited materials accepted.
Compiled by:   DAILY VARIETY, September 18, 2003SPECIAL REPORT : THE INDEPENDENTS

Imageworks 

Warner Center 
6140 Variel Ave. 
Los Angeles, CA 91367

Phone: (818) 716-1670 
Fax: (818)716-8004 
Email: imageworksentint@aol.com
Web site: www.imageworksentertainment.com 

Contacts: David Shoshan, sales prexy; Richard Pepin, production prexy; Benjamin Brower, sales 

Provides: Production, distribution and acquisition of films internationally 

Recent pics: "The Other Side of Heaven," "The Box," "The Last Will" 

Advice: Email us.

Surfview Reminder:  Ask for permission before sending anything.  No unsolicited materials accepted.
Compiled by:   DAILY VARIETY, September 18, 2003SPECIAL REPORT : THE INDEPENDENTS

Independent Television Service 

501 York St. 
San Francisco, CA 94110 

Phone: (415) 356-8383 
Fax: (415) 356-8391 
Web site: www.itvs.org

Contacts: Sally Fifer, prexy; Judy Tam, VP and chief financial officer; Lois Vossen, producer 

Biz: ITVS funds and presents documentaries and dramas on public television, and was established by congressional mandate to champion independently produced programs that take creative risks, spark public dialogue and serve underserved audiences. 

Product: Provides full funding or completion funds only; project can be a new production or a work-in-progress. Budgets vary according to expenses such as personnel, travel and equipment. License fees generally range from $40,000 to $350,000. 

Recent pics: "Heart of the Sea: Kapolioka'ehukai," "Strange Fruit," "Daddy and Papa" 

In the pipeline: "Be Good, Smile Pretty," "'The New Americans," "The Weather Underground" 

Advice: We hold two open calls a year. The deadlines are Aug. 15 and Feb. 15. The home page at www.itvs.org gives all the details about how to apply during open call.

Surfview Reminder:  Ask for permission before sending anything.  No unsolicited materials accepted.
Compiled by:   DAILY VARIETY, September 18, 2003SPECIAL REPORT : THE INDEPENDENTS

Infinity Media

8000 Sunset Blvd., Suite B310 
Los Angeles, CA 90046 

Phone: (323) 848-8966 
Fax: (323) 848-8727 
Email: info@infinitymediainc.com
Web site: www.infinftymediainc.com

Contacts: Michael Ohoven, CEO; Kerry Rock, VP acquisitions; William Vince, prexy 

Biz: Vertically integrated to package, develop, finance and purchase rights; manages media funds in Germany, Canada and the U.K.

Product: Projects driven by proven directors and/or writers with budgets from $5 million-$25 million 

Recent pics: "Confidence," "Evelyn," "Frailty" 

In the pipeline: "Saved," "The Magician's Wife," "White on White"

Surfview Reminder:  Ask for permission before sending anything.  No unsolicited materials accepted.
Compiled by:   DAILY VARIETY, September 18, 2003SPECIAL REPORT : THE INDEPENDENTS

IN-Motion

5 Percy St.
London, WIT 1 DG, U.K.

Phone: +44 (0) 207-467-6880
Fax. +44 (0) 207-467-6890 
Email: enquiries@in-motionpictures.com
Web site: www.in-motionpictures.com

Contacts: Hilmar Siebert, chairman; Nigel Bremner, managing director; Sandra Keser, head of acquisitions 

Biz: International independent film and television sales; finance and production; formerly known as J&M Entertainment 

Product: All genres; wants to acquire medium-budget movies with commercial appeal 

Recent pics: "The ILL" 

Advice: Please send in a script only once it has completed the redrafting process.

Surfview Reminder:  Ask for permission before sending anything.  No unsolicited materials accepted.
Compiled by:   DAILY VARIETY, September 18, 2003SPECIAL REPORT : THE INDEPENDENTS

Intermedia

9350 Civic Center Drive, Suite 100 
Beverly Hills, CA 90210 

Phone: (310) 777-0007 
Fax: (310) 777-0008
Web site: www.intermediafilm.com

Contacts: Moritz Borman, chairman-CEO; Jon Gumpert, vice chairman-head of motion picture operations; Bahman Naraghi, chief operating officer 

Biz: Independent production and financing 

Product: Projects for inhouse production, as well as finished films for acquisition and distribution 

Recent pics: "Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines," "Basic," "Adaptation" 

In the pipeline: "Alexander," "Laws of Attraction," "Mindhunters" 

Advice: We accept only solicited submissions.

Surfview Reminder:  Ask for permission before sending anything.  No unsolicited materials accepted.
Compiled by:   DAILY VARIETY, September 18, 2003SPECIAL REPORT : THE INDEPENDENTS

Isabella 

Singel 272 
1016 AC Amsterdam, the Netherlands 

Phone: +31 (0) 204-227964 
Fax: +31 (0) 204-283096
Email: saskia@isabellafilms.com 

Contacts: Els Vandevorst, producer; Saskia van den Berg, assistant 

Biz: European co-productions with artistic value and international accessibility 

Recent pics: "Sea of Silence," "Dogville," "It's All About Love" 

In the pipeline: "The South"

Surfview Reminder:  Ask for permission before sending anything.  No unsolicited materials accepted.
Compiled by:   DAILY VARIETY, September 18, 2003SPECIAL REPORT : THE INDEPENDENTS

Killer Films

380 Lafayette St., Suite 302 
New York, NY 10003 

Phone: (212) 473-3950 
Fax: (212) 473-6152
Web site: www.killerfilms.com

Contacts: Christine Vachon, prexy; Jocelyn Hayes, director of development 

Biz: Producers with a first-look with Warner Bros., financed through partnership with John Wells Prods. 

Recent pics: "Far From Heaven," "One Hour Photo," "Camp" 

In the pipeline: "Every Word Is True," "A Home at the End of the World," "Bettie Page" 

Advice: No unsolicited scripts accepted; send synopsis/description of project and company.

Surfview Reminder:  Ask for permission before sending anything.  No unsolicited materials accepted.
Compiled by:   DAILY VARIETY, September 18, 2003SPECIAL REPORT : THE INDEPENDENTS

Lantern Lane

P.O. Box 8187 
Calabasas, CA 91372 

Phone: (818) 222-2309 
Fax: (818) 224-4028 
Email: dgarber@lanternlane.com
Web site: www.lanternlane.com

Contacts: David Garber, prexy-CEO; Enid Garber, chief financial officer; Rob Lynch, sales and acquisitions

Biz: Full-service marketing and distribution solution for entertainment properties in the United States and throughout the world; helps producers find money and distribution; helps manage the distrib process by looking out for the interests of the producer 

Product: Indie feature films of all genres and budgets 

Recent pics: "My Big Fat Greek Wedding," "Biggie and Tupac," "Poolhall Junkies" 

In the pipeline: "The Christmas That Almost Wasn't," "11:14," "The Hazing" 

Advice: Contact us via email with finished features or partially packaged productions; we will help find the best distribution and/or partner available.

Surfview Reminder:  Ask for permission before sending anything.  No unsolicited materials accepted.
Compiled by:   DAILY VARIETY, September 18, 2003SPECIAL REPORT : THE INDEPENDENTS

LC Barreto

Rua do Passeio, 70/5020
Rio de Janeiro (RJ) 20021-290 
Brazil 

Phone: +(55) 21-2240-8161
Fax: +(55) 21-2240-8161
Email: lcbarreto@uol.com.br
Web site: www.Icbarreto.com.br

Contacts: Luiz Carlos Barreto, Lucy Barreto, Paula Barreto 

Product: $300,000-$3.5 million for features 

Biz: Produce features and docs Recent pics: "Jacobina" 

In the pipeline: "The Clouds' Way" 

Advice: Email or phone Luiz Carlos or Lucy Barreto.

Surfview Reminder:  Ask for permission before sending anything.  No unsolicited materials accepted.
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Lee Daniels Entertainment 

39 W. 131 st St., Suite 2 
Harlem, NY 10037 

Phone: (646) 548-0930 
Fax: (646) 548-9883 
Email: info@leedanielsentertainment.com
Web site: www.leedanielsentertainment.com 

Contacts: Lee Daniels, prexy-CEO; Lisa Cortes, senior VP, production; Dave Robinson, chief financial officer

Biz: Production, financing and talent management; equity, pre-sales 

Seeks: All genres; budgets from $3 million to $30 million 

Recent pics: "Monster's Ball" 

In the pipeline: "The Woodsman," "Less Than Kind," "Shadowboxer" 

Advice: Send queries to Kenneth Min, head of development, at kennethmin@aol.com

Surfview Reminder:  Ask for permission before sending anything.  No unsolicited materials accepted.
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Lichtblick

Aposteinstrasse 11 
D-50667 Cologne, Germany 

Phone: 49 (0) 221-925-7520 
Fax. 49 (0) 221-925-7529 
Email: info@lichtblick-film.de
Web site: www.lichtblick-film.de

Contacts: Joachim Ortmanns, Cad-Ludwig Rettinger Biz: German and international features and documentaries, mainly financed through broadcasters, public funds and minimum guarantees, $920,000-$4 million 

Recent pics: "Divine Intervention," "The White Whale," "The Lost Sailors" 

In the pipeline: "Massacre," "Cattolica," "The Flamenco Clan" 

Advice: Filmmakers should approach by email.

Surfview Reminder:  Ask for permission before sending anything.  No unsolicited materials accepted.
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Lightning Entertainment 

301 Arizona Avenue 4th Floor 
Santa Monica, CA 90401 USA 

Phone: (310) 255 7999 
Fax: (310) 255 7998 
Email: info@lightning-ent.com 
www.lightning-ent.com

Contacts: Richard S. Guardian, prexy; Rich Goldberg, co-prexy; Liza Petrie, Acquisitions and sales coordinator;  Marc Bienstock, VP of Production

Biz: International sales representation, presales, co-productions 

Product: Feature-length documentaries as well as products that have strong commercial value in ancillary markets 

Recent pics: "Lightning In A Bottle" "Nicotina" "Perfect Opposites" 

Advice: Come to us with credible references and production credits that may include feature film television, musicvideos, commercials, etc., and a project with attachments including finance, director or cast; the more the better.

Surfview Reminder:  Ask for permission before sending anything.  No unsolicited materials accepted.
Compiled by:   updated via submission on July 22, 2004

Little Bird 

9 Grafton Mews, 
London, WIT 5HZ, U.K. 

Phone: +44 (0) 207-380-3980 
Fax: +44 (0) 207-380-3981 

13 Merrion Square, 
Dublin 2, Ireland 

Phone: +353 (0) 1-613-1710 
Fax: +353 (0) 1-662-4647 

Email: info@liftlebird.co.uk
Web site: www.littlebird.ie

Contacts: Jonathan Cavendish, James Mitchell, Sue Bruce-Smith 

Biz: Production of film, TV dramas, docus; offices in London, Dublin, Johannesburg 

Product: All budget ranges; comedy, horror, teen/family genres 

In the works: "Churchill -The Hollywood Years," "Trauma," "Marie & Bruce" 

Advice: Send us an email.

Surfview Reminder:  Ask for permission before sending anything.  No unsolicited materials accepted.
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Lolafilms

Velazquez 12, 7th Floor
Madrid, Spain 

Phone: +34 (0) 91-436-7400 
Fax: +34 (0) 91-435-5994 
Email: avg@lolafilms.com
Web site: www.lolafilms.com

Contacts: Andres Vincente Gomez, CEO; Ignacio Irisarri, managing director 

Biz: Production, distribution, international sales 

Product: English- and Spanish-language films of all genres, $3 million-$15 million 

Recent pics: "Soldados de Salamina," "El embrujo de Shanghai" 

In the pipeline: "Buen viaje," "Excelencia," "La fiesta del chivo" 

Advice: Contact Gomez via email.

Surfview Reminder:  Ask for permission before sending anything.  No unsolicited materials accepted.
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Lucid Logic Productions

Phone: 608.310.6050
Fax:     608.310.6051

Email: films@LucidLogicProductions.com
Web site: www.LucidLogicProductions.com

Contact: Joshua Garity, President

Types of business: Film Production, Financing

Type of finance: All kinds

Types of projects sought: We seek fresh, well-written projects driven by visionary filmmakers with budgets between $500,000 and $15 million in a variety of genres: thrillers, comedies, dramas that are entertaining and accessible to large audiences domestically and internationally. Must have talent and/or director with some finance elements already in place.

Advice: Submit one-to-three-page synopsis of finished scripts and details of elements in place via fax or email. Send it...we'll take a look.

Projects in the works:  Alabaster, Sadie Zero...

Surfview Reminder: Ask for permission before sending anything.  No unsolicited materials accepted.
Compiled by: submitted to Jim Tessier and posted on May 26, 2004

Lucky Red 

Via Chinotto, 16 00195 Rome, Italy 

Phone: +39 (0) 6-3735-2296 
Fax: +39 (0) 6-3735-2310
Email: luckyred@luckyred.it
Web site: www.luckyred.it

Contacts: Andrea Occhipinti, CEO; Stefano Massenzi, acquisitions 

Biz: Co-producer and distributor of high-profile features 

Product: Director-driven projects Recent pics: "The Magdalene Sisters," "The Others," "Bend It Like Beckham"

In the pipeline: "Comme une image," "Mar adentro," "La femme de Gilles"

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Lumen

2 Rue Turgot 
Paris, France 

Phone: +33 (0) 1-4970-0370 
Fax: +33 (0) 1-4970-0371 
Email: info@celluloid-dreams.com
Web site: www.celluloid-dreams.com

Contact: Hengarneh Panahi 

Biz: Independent production company based in Paris, specializing in cutting-edge world cinema 

Recent pics: "Father & Son," "All Tomorrow's Parties," "Novo" 

In the pipeline: "The Piano Tuner of Earthquakes," 'Two Days," "Black Magic"

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