EXCLUSIVE: Todd Slater of Convoke Media and Brandon Evans of Brick Lane Photos have launched Brick Lane Leisure. The manufacturing, gross sales and financing partnership primarily based in LA and Dublin will likely be taking When We Collided, starring Laura Marano and directed by her sister Venessa, to AFM.
Brick Lane will co-produce alongside Laura, Venessa and Ellen Marano’s Calabrian Rhode Productions (The Royal Therapy, Saving Zoe). Christina Mengert (Peace, Love & Misunderstanding, The Final Keepers, The Hating Sport) wrote the screenplay primarily based on the 2016 Emery Lord novel. Lucy Hale and Austin Stowell additionally star.
The movie is scheduled to start manufacturing in Eire subsequent spring.
Laura Marano (The Royal Therapy, Select Dwell) is the actor and profitable singer-songwriter launched by the wildly common Disney Channel collection Austin & Ally. Venessa Marano’s performing credit contains Switched At Beginning, How To Deter A Robber and Gilmore Women.
Brick Lane Leisure may even function the gross sales rep at AFM for motion movie Strolling Provide from director Derek Barnes and producers James Mark and Bruno Marin.
The companions stated their new firm will specialise in movie financing, incentive funding, gross sales and distribution illustration, in addition to manufacturing of economic movies, tv and multimedia content material for a worldwide viewers via its twin headquarters. It’ll grow to be a selected point of interest for financing and manufacturing in Eire.
“I’m thrilled to be in partnership with Todd, a longstanding colleague and friend. I believe we’ve found the perfect fit, and I am eager to rapidly build and expand our business ventures together,” stated Evans.
Slater referred to as Eire “one of the most beautiful and iconic destinations on the planet. Having the ability to drive projects to this location, with the backing of our partners, allows us to make a significant impact in the independent content landscape. We look forward to working with the creative community to foster projects from inception through distribution.”
A few of Slater’s current initiatives embrace King of Killers (from the creator and author of Sony’s Underworld franchise) for Lions Gate, The Sacrifice Sport for AMC’s Shudder and Code Pink for Amazon.
Calabrian Rhode Productions “is thrilled to be partnering with Brick Lane Entertainment and Todd and Brandon on When We Collided. It is an enchanting and important story about love and finding yourself. We truly cannot wait to bring this film to audiences everywhere,” stated Ellen Marano.