Magazine article Screen International

Production Finance Market's Offerings Include Maybury's Atomic Blonde

Magazine article Screen International

Production Finance Market's Offerings Include Maybury's Atomic Blonde

Article excerpt

New projects from Gillian Armstrong, John Maybury and Sally Potter [pictured] will be talked up to financiers at this month's PFM.

The Film London Production Finance Market (PFM) brings together financiers with reputable producers whose projects are packaged properly and with directors attached.

This year, more than 60 financiers will attend, among them Summit, Ingenious, Entertainment One, Film4, Focus, Newbridge Film Capital and Prescience as well as some new arrivals, including IM Global, The Fyzz Facility Ltd (the new financing outfit run by Robert Jones and Wayne Godfrey) and Exponential Media.

Nearly 60 projects are being presented, about half from the UK. They include John Maybury's Lee Miller biopic, Atomic Blonde, which Norma Heyman is producing; Sally Potter's new drama Elsewhere, produced by Christopher Sheppard and billed as a love story in the vein of Y Tu Mama Tambien; a road movie about two elderly ladies called The Time Of Their Lives, from Sarah Sulick and Roger Goldby's Bright Pictures; and The Mapmaker's Wife from Spanish producer Antonia Nava, based on the novel by Robert Whitaker.

The PFM is extending its international reach through partnerships with the Rome and Melbourne film festivals as well as the Ile de France Film Commission and Toronto's Financing Forum. Among the projects coming to London as a result of the alliance with Melbourne's co-production event 37ºSouth is Gillian Armstrong's The Great, a post-modern take on Catherine the Great, which has Mia Wasikowska and Annette Bening attached and is being produced by Marian Macgowan. …

Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.