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‘Boiling Point’ starring Stephen Graham scores worldwide deals 2560 1706 Samahoma Media Advisors

‘Boiling Point’ starring Stephen Graham scores worldwide deals

Philip Barantini’s UK drama Boiling Point, starring Stephen Graham, has secured distribution in key global territories through Paris-based sales agent Charades. Vertigo Releasing has acquired UK and Ireland rights to the feature, which was shot in one take, and plans to release the film theatrically later in 2021. Theatrical deals have also been closed for France (UFO) and Spain (Filmin). Other sales include: Canada (Mongrel), Portugal (Cinemundo), Lebanon and Gulf (Empire), Australia and New Zealand (Rialto), and Japan (Cetera). A US deal is in negotiation. Graham, whose credits include The Irishman, Rocketman and TV drama The Virtues, stars as the head chef at one of…

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ATMOS VR SECURES £1M INVESTMENT FROM INSIGHT MEDIA FUND 960 640 Samahoma Media Advisors

ATMOS VR SECURES £1M INVESTMENT FROM INSIGHT MEDIA FUND

New post-COVID public VR entertainment offering announced in West Midlands £1million investment in West Midlands VR business, expanding on B2B credentials Atmos VR providing expertise and vision for new public entertainment venture Digbeth, Birmingham, chosen for new LBE Atmos VR has secured significant funding from Insight Media Fund. The £1million deal, negotiated by Samahoma Media Advisors, represents the Fund’s first investment in the fast-growing Location Based Entertainment (LBE) space. The Immersive Entertainment Industry was valued in 2018 at more than $4.5 billion globally. Atmos VR founder, and former event technology strategist, Kevin Blair, brings long-term military and commercial expertise in the…

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SHOGUN FILMS and DANIEL ZIRILLI to unleash RENEGADES Shogun, 1144 763 Samahoma Media Advisors

SHOGUN FILMS and DANIEL ZIRILLI to unleash RENEGADES Shogun,

the disruptive London-based genre company, has announced filming on Renegades and a new creative partnership with Daniel Zirilli ·       New strategic partnership with prolific US director/producer Daniel Zirilli ·       Renegades: first film in the partnership to secure funding ·       Cast announced as Lee Majors, Danny Trejo, Michael Paré, Ian Ogilvy and Tommy ‘Tiny‘ Lister   Shogun Films announces a strategic partnership with prolific US director/producer Daniel Zirilli, with Renegades as its first film.   Renegades is a London-set revenge movie described as “Harry Brown meets The Wild Geese” which sees a quartet of ex-Special Forces vets taking on the Eastern…

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NEW MCCALLING Scots actor Ross McCall swaps romance of Rome for tough London crime as he directs tough prison movie Ire 1200 1137 Samahoma Media Advisors

NEW MCCALLING Scots actor Ross McCall swaps romance of Rome for tough London crime as he directs tough prison movie Ire

ROSS McCall got more than he bargained for when he decided to make a romantic movie in Rome — he fell head over heels for his stunning co-star. But there is no chance of that happening on his latest project — because it is set in a tough London prison filled with screen hardmen. The Band Of Brothers star has started directing new film Ire with former EastEnders villain Craig Fairbrass and X-men baddie Jason Flemyng. It is a far cry from working with stunning actress Alessandra Mastronardi — best known for Netflix hit Master Of None and Woody Allen’s…

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Upcoming prison movie ‘Ire’ has wrapped filming, after it picked up production during the coronavirus pandemic. 1200 800 Samahoma Media Advisors

Upcoming prison movie ‘Ire’ has wrapped filming, after it picked up production during the coronavirus pandemic.

‘Ire’ has wrapped filming. The upcoming prison movie – which will serve as ROSS MCCALL’s directorial debut – has officially finished production, after the cast and crew got together amid the coronavirus pandemic to get filming finished. And Ross has said he’s “beyond delighted” to have wrapped the film, as he praised the “breathtaking” commitment shown by the crew. He said in a statement: “Finishing up on any film, (most of the time), is bitter-sweet. Having just wrapped principle on ‘Ire’, I am beyond delighted. The crew that gave us their talents and time and daily commitment was breathtaking. To have such…

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ASCENDANT AND BURTON FOX FILMS ANNOUNCE CAST FOR IRE – A FILM WRITTEN AND DIRECTED BY ROSS McCALL 1280 853 Samahoma Media Advisors

ASCENDANT AND BURTON FOX FILMS ANNOUNCE CAST FOR IRE – A FILM WRITTEN AND DIRECTED BY ROSS McCALL

European cast selected for hard-hitting British feature film Lead cast announced as: Craig Fairbrass, Stephen Odubola, Jason Flemyng Writer/actor Ross McCall’s directorial debut Second feature from Ascendant Films and Burton Fox Films collaboration, following Boiling Point. Once again made in association with Bromantics Casting is announced for crime drama, Ire, with Craig Fairbrass and Stephen Odubola as lead cast. Jason Flemyng, Ulrich Thomsen, Zoe Tapper and Rosie Sheehy are supporting. Ire tells the prisonlife of an institutionalised and violent criminal (Craig Fairbrass). Incarcerated for murdering his wife, his life gets disrupted when his estranged daughter requests to meet her father…

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SAMAHOMA MEDIA ADVISORS NEGOTIATES FINANCING ON IRE THE SECOND INSIGHT MEDIA FUND BACKED FILM FOR ASCENDANT FILMS AND BURTON FOX FILMS COLLABORATION 736 735 Samahoma Media Advisors

SAMAHOMA MEDIA ADVISORS NEGOTIATES FINANCING ON IRE THE SECOND INSIGHT MEDIA FUND BACKED FILM FOR ASCENDANT FILMS AND BURTON FOX FILMS COLLABORATION

Insight Media Fund previously provided finance for Boiling Point was written by actor Ross McCall. This is his directorial debut. Boiling Point: single-take film, shot in 2 days was last to wrap before lockdown Both films co-produced by Ascendant Films and Burton Fox Films 14 September 2020: Samahoma Media Advisors today announces that it has negotiated financing for two new British feature films from Insight Media Fund. Having provided completion money (not previously announced) for Boiling Point, it has now signed off a deal allowing Ascendant Films and Burton Fox Films to collaborate again, on their first post-lockdown feature Ire.…

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SAMAHOMA MEDIA ADVISORS APPOINTS BRITTON McGRATH ASSOCIATES TO HELP MOVE INTO PUBLIC ENTERTAINMENT SECTOR 600 600 Samahoma Media Advisors

SAMAHOMA MEDIA ADVISORS APPOINTS BRITTON McGRATH ASSOCIATES TO HELP MOVE INTO PUBLIC ENTERTAINMENT SECTOR

Britton McGrath Associates: Looking for opportunity to launch new offering despite COVID Appointment heralds move into consumer experience space Looking to make investment of significant value in sector Firm has experience launching and planning commercial visitor attractions Having committed £1.5m already since the start of the year, with a further £0.5m committed for September, and more to come later this year, SAMAHOMA MEDIA ADVISORS is now looking to make a significant investment in the public entertainment sector, on behalf of  INSIGHT MEDIA FUND. It has appointed Britton McGrath to help with its search and long-term business and operational planning to…

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INSIGHT MEDIA FUND APPOINTS SAMAHOMA MEDIA ADVISORS TO FIND INVESTMENT PROJECTS IN A POST-COVID WORLD 752 423 Samahoma Media Advisors

INSIGHT MEDIA FUND APPOINTS SAMAHOMA MEDIA ADVISORS TO FIND INVESTMENT PROJECTS IN A POST-COVID WORLD

SAMAHOMA MEDIA ADVISORS is looking for growth opportunities that are likely to offer strong return on investments, now that lockdown is lifting £1.5 million raised since start of 2020 and five projects funded Typical investment size: from £50k – £300k Continuing to raise money and open to new projects looking for debt or equity investment in TV, Film, Music, Gaming, ESport, Theatre and other Live Events The media sector is one of the few to generate long-term positive-growth, but Post-COVID it needs smart short-term investing, too. A new fund, INSIGHT MEDIA FUND plans to deliver both. Working with SAMAHOMA MEDIA…

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