Good Films signs sale deal with FilmNation Entertainment

UK production house Good Films and sales outfit FilmNation Entertainment have signed an international sales agreement for Good’s upcoming films.

The deal is effective immediately, with FilmNation representing Good Films’ projects to market at Berlinale 2013.

The slate of six movies with budgets between US$10-$52million;m the first two, Invisible and The Infiltrator, will go in to production this summer.

 As announced at AFM, Good’s upcoming slate includes:

  • Award-winning playwright Tena Štivičić’s Invisible with Everado Gout (Days of Grace) attached to direct
  • Acclaimed author Robert Mazur’s The Infiltrator with Brad Furman (Runner Runner, The Lincoln Lawyer, The Take) attached to direct
  • Award-winning author and journalist Peter Godwin’s When a Crocodile Eats the Sun. 
  • Multiple best-selling author James Patterson (Alex Cross, Along Came a Spider, Kiss the Girls)  and Liza Marklund’s Postcard Killers.
  • Award-winning author Siri Hustvedt’s What I Loved.
  • BAFTA Award-winning director Polly Steele’s The F**k it Button. 

Founded in 2008 by film executive Glen Basner, FilmNation Entertainment’s slate has previously included films by Steven Soderbergh, Terrence Malick, Pedro Almodóvar, Jeff Nichols and Sofia Coppola among others.

Producer and Founder of Good Films Miriam Segal said: “Our strategy is to handpick long-term finance and creative partners across all our films, essentially creating our own ‘mini-studio’ with a cohesive vision and identity. FilmNation is a very like-minded company and so we’re delighted that they have embraced our strategy and come on board to work with us creatively and handle sales for upcoming projects.”

FilmNation’s Glen Basner said: “We believe wholeheartedly in Miriam’s vision and loved Good Films’ slate of compelling and original films; a long-term partnership made great sense.”

Allison Silver, EVP, Worldwide Production, who will be overseeing the projects on behalf of FilmNation added, “Good Films slate of dynamic and universally appealing projects taken from acclaimed source material will resonate with audiences internationally”

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