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Relativity, LAMF ink 5-year co-financing & production deal

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MUMBAI: After claiming to have received a fresh infusion of funds to the tune of $100 million, Relativity Media has now entered into a five-year agreement to co-finance and co-produce films with LAMF LLC (Los Angeles Media Fund).

As per the terms of the deal, LAMF will have a limited first look at Relativity Studios’ upcoming slate of feature films.

Under the terms of the partnership, Relativity Studios and LAMF will co-produce and co-finance films to be distributed domestically and internationally by Relativity Studios. The deal follows a co-financing and co-production deal reached by Relativity and LAMF in 2014 for the psychological thriller, The Disappointments Room, directed by D.J. Caruso and starring Kate Beckinsale, set for theatrical release in 2016.

Relativity Studios president Dana Brunetti said, “Relativity and LAMF share a common vision for creating great content. We are thrilled to work more closely with them as Relativity embarks on an exciting next chapter.”

LAMF co-CEO Jeffrey Soros added, “Kevin's and Dana's experience and track record as a producing team in creating highly entertaining and commercially successful movies, coupled with Relativity's new ambitions and distribution capabilities, offer LAMF an exciting platform for collaboration. We look forward to working together on a number of projects to create truly compelling films.”

The partnership with LAMF comes after Relativity earlier this month announced plans to acquire Kevin Spacey and Brunetti’s Trigger Street Productions.

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