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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.")
 

 

MAGNEPIX

433 N. Camden Drive, Suite 600
Beverly Hills, CA 90210

Tel (US Toll Free): (877) 862-4637
International:
(310) 209-8961

contact@magnepix.com
www.magnepix.com

Digital Distribution. Magnetic Movies

MAGNEPIX Distribution, LLC provides worldwide film distribution to independent film makers through theatrical, home video, and digital distribution technology.

This is an exciting time to be involved in the world of digital film distribution and MAGNEPIX Distribution brings new and groundbreaking film productions from around the globe to market through a patent pending 100% digital distribution system.

From the virtual world to the world of international film distribution, MAGNEPIX Distribution is becoming a major force in the world of independent film. In 2005, the prestigious Cannes Film Festival accredited MAGNEPIX Distribution as a film buyer, among such luminary US companies as Paramount Pictures and Lions Gate Entertainment. The Independent Film & Television Alliance followed soon after, recognizing MAGNEPIX Distribution as a buyer at the 2005 American Film Market.

MAGNEPIX Distribution is leading the independent film industry into the digital age through patent-pending technology while also serving in more traditional capacities as worldwide sales agent and film distributor for theatrical, home video, and television rights. Visit the company website at www.magnepix.com.

Surfview Reminder: Ask for permission before sending anything.  No unsolicited materials accepted.
Compiled by: Jim Tessier.  Submitted and posted June 6, 2006.

Mercantile National Bank

9601 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 250
Beverly Hills, CA 90210

Phone: (310) 248-3452
Fax: (310) 788-0669

Email: astribley@mnbla.com; mailto:rgreenberg@mnbla.com

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

Contact: Arthur F. Stribley, executive VP/ manager; Randi Greenberg, VP

Biz: Provides full range of film and television production loans including gap financing; discounting of contracts and income streams; personal loans and lines of credit; corporate lines of credit; corporate borrowing base lines of credit and equipment loans and leases.

Recent pics: "Cerberus," "Poolhall Prophets," "Mortuary"

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

Michael London Prods.

1041 N. Formosa Ave., Frank Sinatra Bungalow
West Hollywood, CA 90046

Phone: (323) 850-3530
Fax: (323) 850-3539

Contact: Michael London, Jane Garnett, producers; Khristina Kravas, creative executive

Biz: Developing, packaging and securing financing for feature films, both studio and independent. Company has a first-look deal at Paramount.

Recent pics: "The Family Stone," "The Illusionist"

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

Mission Pictures

10877 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 2200
Los Angeles, CA 90024

Phone: (310) 954-4889
Fax: (310) 954-4881

Email: info@missionpictures.net

Contact: Andrew Hauptman, chairman; Tracy Falco, senior VP, production/development

Biz: Production company with development funding on projects of various genres and budget sizes.

Recent pics: "Millions," "Piccadilly Jim," "State of Play"

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

Mosaic Media Group

9200 Sunset Blvd., 10th floor
Los Angeles, CA 90069

Phone: (310) 786-4900
Fax: (310) 777-2185

Contact: Charles Roven, Jimmy Miller, Eric Gold, Allen Shapiro, partners

Biz: Motion picture, television production and artist management company.

Recent pics: "Batman Begins," "Kicking and Screaming," "The Brothers Grimm"

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

Myriad Pictures

1520D Cloverfield Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 90404

Phone: (310) 279-4000
Fax: (310) 279 4001

Email: linda.chiu@myriadpictures.com

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

Contact: Kirk Damico, prexy-CEO; Linda Chiu, director of development and production; Matthew Smith, manager of development and acquisitions

Biz: Independent production, acquisitions and sales company of theatrically driven feature films and TV programming

Recent pics: "Kinsey," "Little Fish," "Piccadilly Jim"

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

Nandar Entertainment Group
 
3610 W. Magnolia Blvd.
Burbank, CA 91505
Office: 1.800.969.6022
fax: 818-688-8034
www.nandarentertainment.com

email: mail@nandarentertainment.com

Contact: Nancy Criss (Producer), Darrell Milstead (Producer)

Types of business: Film Production

Type of finance: Private Equity and Pre-sales, Independent Film Financing

Types of projects sought: We seek fresh, well-written projects driven by visionary filmmakers with "A" actors attached or interested, budgets between $3 million and $50 million in a variety of genres: thrillers, comedies, dramas that are entertaining and accessible to large audiences domestically and internationally.

Advice: Submit one-to-three-page synopsis of finished scripts and details of elements in place via fax or email, best to have known director or actors attached, submit letters of intent with packages.

Projects in the works: "The Forgotten Few" "Mending Fences" "A Night Without Cause" "The Racer's Edge"

Recent releases: "True Legends of the West"

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

Compiled by:   Jim Tessier, submission reposted Dec. 29, 2005

Natexis Banques Populaires

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

Phone: (310) 203-8710
Fax: (310) 203-8720

Email: Bennett.pozil@nyc.nxbp.com

Contact: Bennett Pozil, VP/group manager; Mark Harrington, Senior VP/manager

Biz: Bank financing for film/television production and acquisition

Recent pics: "Broken Flowers," "Domino," "The Grudge"

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

Newmarket Films

202 N. Canon Drive
Beverly Hills, CA 90210

Phone: (310) 858-7472
Fax: (310) 858-7473

Email: kirsten@newmarketcap.com

Web site: Newmarketfilms.com

Contact: Aaron Ryder, production; John Crye, development; Brittany Ballard, acquisitions

Biz: Independent production and distribution company can become involved in projects any time during development through to the acquisition of a finished film.

Recent pics: "Downfall," "The Woodsman," "The Passion of the Christ"

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

The Orphanage

6725 Sunset Blvd., Suite 220
Hollywood, CA 90028

Phone: (323) 469-6700

Fax:: (323) 469-6701

Email: sari@theorphanage.com

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

Contact: Amy Israel, head of production; Scott Stewart, co-founder

Biz: Film and TV development and production; high-end visual effects and animation services; filmmaking technology and licensing. Seeks filmmaker-driven projects in all genres and budget ranges.

Recent pics: "Griffin and Phoenix," "Dust and Irving Belateche's" "Untitled Teen Horror"

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

Patriot Pictures

9065 Nemo St.
West Hollywood, CA 90069

Phone: (310) 274-0745
Fax: (310) 274-0925

Email: m1@patriotpictures.com

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

Contact: Michael Mendelsohn, prexy-CEO

Biz: Film development, production and financing company

Recent pics: "Fast Food Nation," "Crenshaw Blvd.," "Material Girls"

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

Picturehouse

597 5th Ave., 7th Floor
New York, NY 10017

Phone: (212) 303-1700
Fax: (212) 421-1163

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

Contact: Marian Koltai-Levine, Dennis O'Connor, executive VPs, marketing; Sara Rose, senior VP, acquisitions

Biz: A recently launched theatrical distribution company for HBO and New Line Cinema.

Recent pics: "The Thing About My Folks," "Fur," "Last Days"

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

Plum Pictures

141 Fifth Ave., Suite 8N
New York, NY 10010

Phone: (212) 529-5820
Fax: (212) 529-5824

Email: plumpic@plumpic.com

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

Contact: Celine Rattray, Galt Niederhoffer, Daniela Taplin Lundberg, producers

Biz: Production

Recent pics: "Lonesome Jim," "The Baxter," "The Man From Rajapur"

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


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