(Los Angeles, August 28th, 2012) Scott Steindorff’s Scott Pictures, an affiliate of Stone Village Productions, has launched a new international sales company, Scott Pictures International (SPI) under a unique and exclusive three year partnership with leading sales agent Exclusive Media, it was announced today by Steindorff, Chairman of SPI and Alex Walton, President of International Sales and Distribution for Exclusive Media. Production and financing company Scott Pictures anticipates producing between 3 – 5 major feature films per year and those will be serviced under the deal.
The first film to be announced is the Natalie Portman starrer JANE GOT A GUN, to be directed by Lynne Ramsay (WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT KEVIN) from a script by Brian Duffield. Steindorff and banker Peter Nathanial will finance and produce the action movie with Portman through her Handsomecharlie Films banner alongside Terry Dougas (SWING VOTE) of 1821 and Chris Coen (FUNNY GAMES). Brillstein Entertainment Partners’ Aleen Keshishian will exec produce with 1821’s Paris Latsis, Scott Pictures’ Scott LaStaiti and Dylan Russell. Set to start shooting in early 2013, JANE GOT A GUN centers on a woman who must ask an ex-lover for help in order to save her outlaw husband from a gang who are out to kill him.
Exclusive Media will handle the international sales and servicing for all Scott Pictures’ theatrical feature film productions under this new separate SPI label.