Magazine article Screen International

K5 Launches LA Division with Kevin Frakes as CEO

Magazine article Screen International

K5 Launches LA Division with Kevin Frakes as CEO

Article excerpt

PalmStar CEO heads new K5 division in LA which starts out with a $30m investment pot.

Munich- and London-based sales and production company K5 Media Group is expanding to the US with the launch of K5 International LLC in Los Angeles. Kevin Frakes will be the new division's CEO.

K5 co-founders Oliver Simon and Daniel Baur, along with Frakes, have secured $30m in equity capital for the new company, which will be invested in productions over the next two years. The international division will handle all international sales.

According to K5, Frakes' main role will be to source investment opportunities and to work with producers and agents in LA on "larger scale productions".

Frakes has recently worked with K5 on Paul Walker action Vehicle 19 and Bille August's Night Train to Lisbon. He will remain owner and CEO of Palmstar Entertainment and Co-CEO of PalmStar Media Capital.

In 2009 K5 International acquired a stake in PalmStar Entertainment and entered into a representation deal. …

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