Distributor all3media international has signed an exclusive first-look deal with SLAM Films, the scripted indie led by Stephen Mangan and Louise Delamere.
Founded by actor Stephen Mangan (Episodes, The Split) and actor/producer Louise Delamere (No Angels, Dirty War) in 2015, SLAM Films specialises in creating drama and comedy for the global market. The agreement gives all3media international first look to sign distribution rights on any of the company’s new commissions for the next two years.
SLAM Films’ productions include comedy drama Bleak House Guest for Sky, starring Monica Dolan, Ian Hart and Stephen Mangan; Birthday for Sky Arts and Netflix, written by Joe Penhall and directed by Roger Michell; and, most recently, Hang Ups for Channel 4. SLAM also co-produced feature film Away, starring Timothy Spall and Juno Temple, directed by David Blair.
David Swetman, VP Aquisitions at all3media international, said, “SLAM Films’ renowned team combined with the company’s proven expertise in delivering innovative scripted content makes them the perfect partner for a first-look distribution deal. Globally, broadcasters continue to seek projects offering unique stories and characters, with strong talent at the helm both in front of and behind the camera. SLAM Films’ productions deliver on all those demands, and we look forward to collaborating with this talented team as they continue to develop distinctive projects in partnership with the industry’s best creatives.”
Stephen Mangan at SLAM Films, said: “We are so delighted to be teaming up with all3media international. They are a company with a fantastic track record who are involved in some of the most exciting television programmes out there. We are thrilled to be partnering with them to help develop and nurture SLAM’s slate of comedy and drama projects.”