Magazine article Screen International

Glacier Mints $100M Production Fund

Magazine article Screen International

Glacier Mints $100M Production Fund

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EXCLUSIVE: Glacier Films backer and producer Vladimir Poliakov is launching a $100m fund to ramp up production at the year-old company.

The Russian businessman and Glacier's Tove Christensen are in Cannes taking meetings to identify the next wave of productions.

Glacier launched at Cannes last year with Christensen and his brother Hayden Christensen, Sarik Andreasyan, Gevond Andreasyan, Georgy Malkov and Poliakov on board as partners.

In that time they have produced four features: Sundance premiere Cooties, which Lionsgate will release; the in-post duo of American Heist starring Christensen and Adrien Brody and Russian-language Lady Of Csejte; and horror The Tank, which is set up at Open Road and due to wrap in two weeks.

All four projects were part of a buyers presentation here hosted by Russian promotion agency Roskino and Poliakov's Renovatio Entertainment. …

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