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(2005, Q-Z)


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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.")
 

 

Rebel Film/Rebel Entertainment

8899 Beverly Blvd., Suite 800
Los Angeles, CA 90048; USA

Phone: (310) 550-6760
Fax: (310) 550-8839

Email: info@rebelfilm.com

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

Contact: Roel Reine, CEO

Biz: Production and development company for feature films and television

Recent pics: "Adrenaline," "The Canyon," "The Delivery"

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

Regent Entertainment

10990 Wilshire Blvd., Penthouse
Los Angeles, CA 90024

Phone: (310) 806-4288
Fax: (310) 806-4268

Email: ggeorge@regententertainment.com

Web site: http://www.regententertain-ment.com/

Contact: Gene George, prexy, Regent Worldwide; Jeff Schenck, prexy, Regent Studios

Biz: Full-service production, financing and distribution company specializing in theatrical, direct-to-video and made-for-television movies.

Recent pics: "Blind Injustice," "Phantom Below," "Eve's Christmas"

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

Rogue Pictures

65 Bleecker St., 3rd Floor
New York NY 10012

Phone: (212) 539-4000
Fax: (212) 539-4099

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

Contact: David Linde, prexy

Biz: Produces and distributes suspense, action, thriller and urban entertainment with mainstream appeal and franchise potential.

Recent pics: "Unleashed," "Shaun of the Dead," "Assault on Precinct 13"

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

Screen Gems

10202 W. Washington Blvd.
Culver City, CA 90232

Phone: (310) 244-4000
Fax: (310) 244-2037

Email: http://www.sonypictures.com/

Contact: Stacy Kolker Cramer, Eric Paquette, Scott Strauss, senior VPs, production

Recent pics: "Underworld: Evolution," "When a Stranger Calls"

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

Serenade Films

2901 Ocean Park Blvd., Suite 217
Santa Monica, CA 90405

Phone: (310) 452-3335
Fax: (310) 452-0108

Email: serenadefilms@aol.com

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

Contact: Leslie Urdang, Michael Nozik, producers-partners; Geoff Linville, production executive; JP Impastato, assistant to the producers

Biz: Finances and produces low-budget features for theatrical distribution.

Recent pics: "Game 6," "Twelve and Holding," "The Great New Wonderful"

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

Shoreline Entertainment

1875 Century Park East, Suite 600
Los Angeles, CA 90067

Phone: (310) 551-2060
Fax: (310) 551-0729

Email: info@shorelineentertain-ment.com

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

Contact: Morris Ruskin, CEO; Sam Eigen, director of worldwide distribution; Brian Sweet, sales manager

Biz: Acquires, produces and distributes features, with financing from pre-sales, equity financiers and gap financing.

Recent pics: "Marilyn Hotchkiss' Ballroom Dancing & Charm School," "Swimmers"

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

Showtime Networks

1633 Broadway, 17th Floor
New York, NY 10019

Phone: (212) 708-1600

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

Contact: Matt Blank, chairman-CEO; Robert Greenblatt, prexy of entertainment; Ann Foley, executive VP, programming

Biz: Launched Showtime Independent Films in 2003 to finance movies directly for the independent theatrical marketplace. Network seeks out and works with established specialty producers and directors to create low-budget films for theatrical premiere.

Recent pics: "After Innocence," "Speak," "Edge of America"

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

Spyglass Entertainment

10900 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90024

Phone: (310) 443-5880
Fax: (310) 443-9155

Email: ksortito@spyglassent.com

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

Contact: Gary Barber, Roger Birmbaum, co-chairs/co-CEOs

Biz: Produces, finances, and distributes high-profile theatrical motion pictures for release in all media on a worldwide basis

Recent pics: "The Pacifier," "The Legend of Zorro,"

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

Sobini Films

2700 Colorado Ave., Suite 510B
Santa Monica, CA 90404

Phone: (310) 255-5121
Fax: (310) 255-5110

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

Contact: Mark Amin, CEO-producer; Cami Winikoff, prexy; Robin Schorr, prexy of production

Biz: Feature films with varying budgets, own financing for developing and packaging.

Recent pics: "Peaceful Warrior," "The Prince and Me," "Quattro Noza"

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

Sony Pictures Classics

550 Madison Ave.
New York, NY 10022

Phone: (212) 833-8833
Fax: (212) 833-8844

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

Contact: Dylan Leiner, senior VP, acquisitions and production; Dori Begley, manager of acquisitions

Biz: Specializes in the co-production, financing, acquisition, marketing and distribution of prestigious independent films.

Recent pics: "Junebug," "Thumbsucker," "Capote"

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

Storm Entertainment

127 Broadway, Suite 200 
Santa Monica, CA 90048 

Phone: (310) 656-2500 
Fax: (310) 656-2510 
Email: storment95@aol.com 
Web site: www.stormentertainment.com 

Contacts: H. Michael Heuser, prexy-CEO; Kourosh Esmailzadeh, Director, Int'l Distribution

Biz: Film finance, production and worldwide distribution. 

Recent pics: "Preacher," "Heidi," "Crusade in Jeans" 

Advice: Email us.

Surfview Reminder:  Ask for permission before sending anything.  No unsolicited materials accepted.
Compiled by:   DAILY VARIETY, Updated Sep. 10, 2005, via submission to Jim Tessier

Submarine Entertainment

132 Crosby St., #8
New York, NY 10012

Phone: (212) 625-1410
Fax: (212) 625-9931

Email: mail.submarine@gmail.com

Contact: Josh Braun, Dan Braun co-prexies

Biz: Production company; distribution adviser; producers representative. Company focuses on both producing and selling high-quality feature films and documentaries for theatrical, television and homevideo distribution and all ancillary rights.

Recent pics: "A History of Violence," "Unknown White Male," "Gunner Palace"

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; updated 4/3/06 JET

Summit Entertainment

1630 Stewart St., Suite 120
Santa Monica, CA 90404

Phone: (310) 309-8400
Fax: (310) 828-4132

Email: reception@summit-ent.com

Web site: http://www.summit-ent.com/

Contact: Patrick Wachsberger, prexy-CEO; Bob Hayward, chief operating officer; Erik Feig, prexy, production and acquisitions

Biz: Finances, produces, distributes and sells features. From its offices in Santa Monica and London, company handles international sales for Intermedia, Alcon Entertainment, Beacon Pictures, Mandalay Pictures and others in selected territories. Summit and Intermedia joined forces in 2003 to form I.S. Film Distribution.

Recent pics: "Mr. & Mrs. Smith," "The Alibi," "Music High"

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

Syndicate Films Intl.

10850 Wilshire Blvd., 6th floor
Los Angeles, CA 90024

Phone: (310) 689-1694
Fax: (310) 234-0902

Contact: David Glasser, partner; Bernd Stephan, chief financial officer; Ruzanna Kegeyan, VP, international distribution

Biz: Foreign sales agency interested in distributing quality, independent, full-length features of all genres and varying budgets.

Recent pics: "Crash," "Hostage," "Matador"

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

Traction Media

9665 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 500
Los Angeles, CA 90024

Phone: (310) 385-0770
Fax: (310) 385-0771

Email: tma@traction-media.com

Contact: Rosanne Korenberg, prexy-partner; Douglas Stone, partner; Mark Ankner, development executive

Biz: Represents the sale of distribution rights and produces feature films; assists equity financiers seeking film projects, assists production companies in packaging and/or setting up their projects, and helps producers seeking financing. Company reps Vulcan Prods., the independent film arm of Paul Allen's Vulcan Enterprises.

Recent pics: "Hard Candy," "Bickford Shmeckler's Cool Ideas," "Half Nelson"

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

TriStar Pictures

10202 W. Washington Blvd.
Culver City, CA 90232

Phone: (310) 244-4000

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

Contact: Valerie Van Galder, prexy; Marc Weinstock, senior VP, marketing; Matt Brodlie, senior VP, acquisitions and production

Recent pics: "Running With Scissors," "Silent Hill"

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

Unified Film Organization

3400 W. Alameda Ave., Suite 200
Burbank, CA 91505

Phone: (818) 846-0465
Fax: (818) 846-0256

Email: jeff@ufofilm.com

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

Contact: Jeffery Beach, prexy; Phillip Roth, CEO; T.J. Sakagawa, VP, production and distribution

Biz: Production/distribution company that specializes in high-concept action-adventure films.

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

Union Square Entertainment

9595 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 900
Beverly Hills, CA 90212

Phone: (310) 300-8410

Email: info@unionsquareent.com

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

Contact: Jason D. Berk, Matt Lane, co-chairs/co-CEOs

Biz: Focuses on financing and producing feature films in the U.S. and internationally that have a budget range of $1 million-$15 million. Company has been involved at both the independent and studio level, in the distribution as well as the physical production of motion pictures.

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

United Talent Agency

9560 Wilshire Blvd.
Beverly Hills, CA 90212

Phone: (310) 273-6700
Fax: (310) 247-1111

Email: indiefilm@unitedtalent.com

Contact: Jeremy Barber, Richard Klubeck, co-heads, indie packaging and finance; Shana Eddy, Stuart Manashil, agents

Biz: Film packaging, film finance, film and producer representation; domestic sales; distribution and international sales consultation

Recent pics: "Hustle & Flow," "Fast Track," "Southland Tales"

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

Washington Square Films

310 Bowery, 2nd floor
New York, NY 10012

Phone: (212) 253-0333
Fax: (212) 253-0330

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

Biz: Feature film, commercial, and television production, live bookings and talent management, as well as recently established international arm that caters to the emerging Latino and Asian markets.

Recent pics: "Love," "Ludlow"

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

William Morris Independent

151 El Camino Drive
Beverly Hills, CA 90212

Phone: (310) 859-4000
Fax: (310) 859-4462

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

Contact: Cassian Elwes, Rena Ronson, senior VPs and co-heads

Biz: Provides film packaging and film sales for domestic and foreign territories.

Recent pics: "16 Blocks," "Lonely Hearts," "Harsh Times"

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

Yari Film Group

10850 Wilshire Blvd., 6th floor
Los Angeles, CA 90024

Phone: (310) 234-8970
Fax: (310) 234-8975

Contact: Bob Yari, producer;Neil Sacker, chief operating officer; David Glasser, prexy, international; Bill Immerman, chief acquisitions officer/senior exec VP

Biz: Financing and production entity interested in producing all genres of independent, full-length features between $5 million and $60 million.

Recent pics: "Crash," "Matador," "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


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