TITLE

WMA making money moves

AUTHOR(S)
McClintock, Pamela; Fleming, Michael
PUB. DATE
June 2006
SOURCE
Daily Variety;6/29/2006, Vol. 291 Issue 63, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article states that Blue Rider Pictures and William Morris Independent (WMI) will jointly provide gap and bridge financing for independent films. The partnership involves Blue Rider providing gap financing for partially financed films brought by WMI. Established in 1998, WMI has financed nearly a 100 films, including the recent "Thank You For Smoking." Blue Rider was launched in 1991 and has bridge financed several films including "Flawless" and John Boorman's "A Tiger's Tale."
ACCESSION #
21523914

 

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