Fast-rising European financier and producer Anton, which has backed movies together with Paddington and TV exhibits corresponding to His Dark Materials, has teamed with international expertise administration firm Range Media Partners on a brand new European growth slate of options.
The alliance has been cast with Anton having increasing its U.Ok. and European manufacturing actions and with Range Media Partners growing its manufacturing pipeline exterior of the U.S., final yr hiring Oliver Riddle to steer a brand new London-based worldwide division.
The two have created a world function growth fund, which shall be used to establish, choice and develop IP from throughout Europe. Both corporations will oversee the inventive manufacturing course of, commissioning scripts and dealing with expertise from the U.Ok. and Europe, with Range Media Partners leveraging its worldwide expertise pool and Anton set to finance and deal with gross sales on the movies that circulation by the settlement.
“I’m delighted to be working with [Anton CEO] Sébastien [Raybaud] and his team,” stated Riddle, Range’s head of worldwide manufacturing. “Anton’s scale and ambition is second to none across Europe, and this partnership provides a fantastic launchpad for Range to greenlight International feature films.”
Anton, launched by former StudioCanal exec Sébastien Raybaud, has been quickly rising its European collaborative agreements, signing growth offers with U.Ok. manufacturing corporations together with SunnyMarch, Clerkenwell Films, Warp Films and WestEnd Films. It’s financing and producing the motion sequel Greenland Migration, The Nighthouse and the style function movie Choose or Die which not too long ago debuted on Netflix.