Magazine article Screen International

XYZ-GFC to Boost Antipodean Film Profile

Magazine article Screen International

XYZ-GFC to Boost Antipodean Film Profile

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EXCLUSIVE: Companies launch venture to promote films from New Zealand and Australia.

LA-based XYZ Films and Auckland's General Film Corporation, who partnered on The Dead Lands and the upcoming 6 Days, have launched a venture to promote films from New Zealand and Australia.

The enterprise, backed by the New Zealand Film Commission's Business Development Scheme and called XYZ-GFC, will cover co-productions, New Zealand and Australian sales, North American sales and, in select cases, international sales.

XYZ's Melbourne-based Simon de Bruyn will serve as the dedicated XYZ-GFC acquisitions executive reporting to General Film Corporation managing director Matthew Metcalfe and XYZ partner Aram Tertzakian.

The venture will engage in financing and packaging and aims to produce one to three films a year and will seek commercial work from film-makers with top-drawer festival appeal. …

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