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Industry Companies Seeking Projects
(2005, 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.")
 

 

The Gersh Agency

41 Madison Ave., 33rd floor
New York, NY 10010

232 N. Canon Drive
Beverly Hills, CA 90210

Phone: (212) 997-1818; (310) 274-6611
Fax: (212) 391-8459

Email: abocco@gershny.com

Contact: Arianna Bocco, independent feature packaging

Biz: Talent agency, feature packaging, finished film sales. Looking for scripts or films with variety of budget and genre.

Surfview Reminder:
Ask for permission before sending anything.  No unsolicited materials accepted.
Compiled by DAILY VARIETY  "Global Co-production and Finance Guide". Sep. 7, 2005

GreeneStreet Films

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

Phone: (212) 609-9000
Fax: (212) 609-9099

Email: general@gstreet.com

Web site: http://www.greenestreetfilms.com/

Contact: John Penotti, Fisher Stevens, founders

Biz: Independent financing and production company dedicated to making quality films with high production values that are both artistically provocative and financially viable.

Recent pics: "Romance and Cigarettes," "Yes," "A Prairie Home Companion"

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Ask for permission before sending anything.  No unsolicited materials accepted.
Compiled by DAILY VARIETY  "Global Co-production and Finance Guide". Sep. 7, 2005

GTO Pictures

151 W. 25th St., 12th floor
New York, NY 10001

Phone: (212) 366-4790
Fax: (212) 366-4795

Email: Marisa@iridiument.com

Contact: Marisa Polvino, partner/producer; Michael Corrente, Billy Heinzerling, partners/executive producers

Biz: Develops, produces and co-finances films and TV projects witu budgets up to $12 million.

Recent pics: "The Door in the Floor," "I'll Sleep When I'm Dead," "Brooklyn Rules"

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Compiled by DAILY VARIETY  "Global Co-production and Finance Guide". Sep. 7, 2005

Hannibal Pictures

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

Phone: (323) 848-2945
Fax: (323) 848-2946

Email: contactus@hannibalpictures.com

Web site: http://www.hannibalpictures.com/

Contact: Richard Rionda Del Castro, chairman-CEO; Patricia Rionda Del Castro, president; Mathilde Aupetit, director of sales & marketing

Biz: Foreign production and distribution company interested in co-financing and distributing international co-productions, budgeted at $5 million-$40 million.

Recent pics: "Chasing the Dragon," "Deadly Deception," "The Last Face"

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Compiled by DAILY VARIETY  "Global Co-production and Finance Guide". Sep. 7, 2005

Hollywood Wizard

4629 Van Nuys Blvd., Suite A
Sherman Oaks, CA 91403

Phone: (818) 461-9349
Fax: (818) 461-9143

Email: production@hollywoodwizard.com

Web site: http://www.hollywoodwizard.com/

Contact: Tony Kandah, president; Matt Quan, director of development

Biz: Full-service motion picture production and distribution company handling pics budgeted at $500,000-$3 million; partial equity financing and pre-sales.

Recent pics: "Horrors of War," "Action Angels," "1000 Bullets"

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Ask for permission before sending anything.  No unsolicited materials accepted.
Compiled by DAILY VARIETY  "Global Co-production and Finance Guide". Sep. 7, 2005

International Creative Management

8942 Wilshire Blvd. 
Los Angeles, CA 90211

Phone: (310) 550-4240
Fax: (310) 550-4441

Email: asadoff@icmtalent.com

Web site: http://www.icmtalent.com/

Contact: Hal Sadoff, head of international & independent film dept.; Shaun Redick, agent; Oriane Gay, department coordinator

Biz: Arranges financing, packaging and distribution for motion pictures for all genres at both low and high budget levels.

Recent pics: "Flyboys," "Running Scared," "Unknown"

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Ask for permission before sending anything.  No unsolicited materials accepted.
Compiled by DAILY VARIETY  "Global Co-production and Finance Guide". Sep. 7, 2005

Inferno Distribution

8000 Sunset Blvd East Penthouse
Los Angeles, CA 90046

Phone: (323) 848-8973
Fax: (323) 848-8963

Web site: http://www.infernodistribution.com/

Contact: Jim Seibel, Bill Johnson

Biz: Producing, financing, international sales of motion pictures budgeted at $10 million-$60 million.

Recent pics: "Just Friends," "Peaceful Warrior," "Southland Tales"

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Compiled by DAILY VARIETY  "Global Co-production and Finance Guide". Sep. 7, 2005

Intermedia Films

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

Phone: (310) 777-0007
Fax: (310) 777-0008

Email: info@intermediafilm.com

Web site: http://www.intermediafilm.com/

Contact: Martin Schuermann, chairman; Jon Gumpert, vice chairman; Scott Kroopf, prexy, motion picture group

Biz: Produces, finances and distributes low- to mid-level budgeted films together with both domestic and international partners.

Recent pics: "Basic Instinct 2: Risk Addiction," "Alexander," "Mindhunters"

Surfview Reminder:
Ask for permission before sending anything.  No unsolicited materials accepted.
Compiled by DAILY VARIETY  "Global Co-production and Finance Guide". Sep. 7, 2005

Intl. Film Distribution Consultants

1901 Avenue of the Stars, Suite 930
Los Angeles, CA 90067

Phone: (310) 788-2803
Fax: (310) 788-2823

Email: JBliah@ifdc.com

Contact: Jerome Bliah, prexy

Biz: Represents foreign film buyers in the U.S. for their film acquisitions; raises financing for producers from international companies; provides consulting services to independent producers; distributes feature films internationally.

Recent pics: "Behind the Mask: Young Hannibal," "Last Legion," "Basic Instinct 2: Risk Addiction"

Surfview Reminder:
Ask for permission before sending anything.  No unsolicited materials accepted.
Compiled by DAILY VARIETY  "Global Co-production and Finance Guide". Sep. 7, 2005

Intl. Film Guarantors

10940 Wilshire Blvd., #2014
Los Angeles, CA 90024

Phone: (310) 208-4500
Fax: (310) 443-8998

Email: usinfo@ifgbonds.com

Web site: http://www.ifgbonds.com/

Biz: Provides film completion guaranties.

Recent pics: "Notes on a Scandal," "Madea's Family Reunion," "Touristas"

Surfview Reminder: Ask for permission before sending anything.  No unsolicited materials accepted.
Compiled by DAILY VARIETY  "Global Co-production and Finance Guide". Sep. 7, 2005

Katapult Film Sales

228 Main St., Suite C
Venice, CA 90291

Phone: (310)399-2080
Fax: (310) 399-2199

Email: thomas@katapultfilms.com

Web site: http://www.katapultfilms.com/

Contact: Thomas Mai, managing partner; David Jourdan, sales agent

Biz: Specializes in bringing independent films to the world market.

Recent pics: "A Little Trip to Heaven," "The Last Winter," "Screaming Masterpiece"

Surfview Reminder: Ask for permission before sending anything.  No unsolicited materials accepted.
Compiled by DAILY VARIETY  "Global Co-production and Finance Guide". Sep. 7, 2005

Lee Daniels Entertainment

39 W. 131st St., Suite 2
New York, NY 10037

Phone: (646) 548-0930
Fax:(646) 548-9883

Email: info@leedanielsentertainment.com

Web site: http://www.leedanielsentertainment.com/

Contact: Lee Daniels, prexy-CEO; Lisa Cortes, senior VP, production; David Robinson, CFO and head of sales

Biz: Full-service boutique film studio finances, produces and sells unconventional pics.

Recent pics: "The Woodsman," "Shadowboxer"

Surfview Reminder:
Ask for permission before sending anything.  No unsolicited materials accepted.
Compiled by DAILY VARIETY  "Global Co-production and Finance Guide". Sep. 7, 2005

Lions Gate Entertainment

2700 Colorado Ave., Suite 200
Santa Monica, CA 90404

Phone: (310) 449-9200
Fax: (310) 255-3730

Email: general-inquiries@lgf.com

Web site: http://www.lgf.com/

Contact: John Sacchi, VP production; Alex Franklin, director of development

Biz: Fully finances and co-finances up to 12 productions each year, with budgets typically from $2 million-$20 million, varying from commercial genre to arthouse fare.

Recent pics: "Diary of a Mad Black Woman," "Happy Endings," "The Devil's Rejects"

Surfview Reminder:
Ask for permission before sending anything.  No unsolicited materials accepted.
Compiled by DAILY VARIETY  "Global Co-production and Finance Guide". Sep. 7, 2005

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 re-posted on December 29, 2005


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