XLrator Media Pacts With Parkside & Tadross Media Group On Film Slate
XLrator Media has inked with Parkside Pictures and Tadross Media Group in deal to build a multi-picture production slate the companies will co-produce and distribute worldwide. There already is a first film in the pipeline: action thriller If, written and to be directed by Mario Van Peebles. Shooting starts in the fall on the pic.
XLrator already has co-production deals with New Artists Alliance for three sci-fi thrillers and Benattar/Thomas for three action-thrillers. Parkside is financing some of the pictures in those deals as well.
Indie distrin XLrator plans to release 25 films in 2015. Its recent releases include Jimi: All Is By My Side and SXSW pics Housebound and The Mule and sci-fi thriller Time Lapse. It also runs genre labels Macabre and Turbo.
“This new pact provides an exciting turn-key finance and global distribution platform for seasoned genre filmmakers and for emerging new talent from around the globe,” said XLrator Media CEO Barry Gordon.