EXCLUSIVE: Yale Productions, the New York based independent feature film banner headed by Jordan Yale Levine and Jordan Beckerman has signed with APA as it launches a scripted TV division, acquiring IP to build out their slate.
Founded in 2010 by Levine, with Beckerman joining as a full-time partner and producer in 2017, Yale Productions specializes in filmmaker-driven films that maximize creative and commercial success. Yale’s latest release, the indie thriller Becky, has clocked close to $1M since June 5 from those movie theaters and drive-ins that are weathering the pandemic. Pic, which is distributed by Quiver, follows a teenager’s weekend at a lake house with her father which takes a turn for the worse when a group of convicts wreaks havoc on their lives. Lulu Wilson, Kevin James and Joel McHale star. The movie was selected to premiere at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival.
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Upcoming Yale releases include Chick Fight starring Malin Ackerman and Alec Baldwin; director William Brent Bell’s Separation starring Rupert Friend, Madeline Brewer, Mamie Gummer and Brian Cox; and the SXSW Festival selection I Used To Go Here starring Gillian Jacobs and Jemaine Clement.
Previous Yale Productions include the Saban Films/Universal feature, Hooking Up, starring Brittany Snow, Sam Richardson and Jordana Brewster; the Grindstone/Lionsgate film Crypto, starring Kurt Russell, Alexis Bledel and Beau Knapp; eOne’s Burn, starring Josh Hutcherson, Suki Waterhouse and Tilda Cogham-Hervey; Good Deed’s After Everything, starring Maika Monroe, Jeremy Allen White, Sasha Lane, Joey Keery and Marisa Tomei that premiered at SXSW in 2018; IFC’s King Cobra, starring James Franco, Christian Slater, Garrett Clayton and Keegan Allen which premiered at the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival; and eOne’s Jack Goes Home, starring Rory Culkin, Britt Robertson and Lin Shave which premiered at SXSW in 2016, among others.
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