Michael Lambert, Sam Engelbardt And Investor Bill Johnson Form Demarest Films

Demarest Films ByzantiumLambert Media Group’s Michael Lambert and Sam Englebardt have formally partnered with William D. Johnson to form specialty financing and production company Demarest Films. Demarest will provide senior and gap loans and preferred equity to film and TV productions. The trio has been stealthily collaborating on investments for nearly a year and started its film financing operations in November 2011. Investments already completed include Neil Jordan’s Byzantium, with Saoirse Ronan, Gemma Arterton, Jonny Lee Miller and Sam Riley; the currently filming A Single Shot from David Rosenthal and starring Sam Rockwell, Melissa Leo and Jeffrey Wright; and Penthouse North, a psychological thriller by Joseph Ruben with Michelle Monaghan and Michael Keaton. The Weinstein Co is releasing the latter. A full press release follows: (more…)

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