Scott Free Bolsters Production Ranks; Hires Michael Pruss, Ups Elishia Holmes

By | Wednesday May 15, 2013 @ 3:39pm PDT
Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: Scott Free Productions has hired Indian Paintbrush executive Michael Pruss to be senior vice president of Production. Scott Free has separately promoted production executive Elishia Holmes to senior vice president of Production. Both report to Scott … Read More »

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Brad Ingelsby Lands High-Six Figure Indian Paintbrush Deal For ‘The Signal’

By | Thursday March 22, 2012 @ 10:10am PDT
Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: Indian Paintbrush has put the finishing strokes on a high-six figure preemptively acquire The Signal, a pitch by hot scribe Brad Ingelsby. The company is keeping the logline under wraps, but it is a contained family-adventure film that has … Read More »

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‘Like Crazy’ Helmer Drake Doremus Sets Cast For Next Film

By | Friday July 22, 2011 @ 7:43am PDT
Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: Drake Doremus, who directed the Sundance sensation Like Crazy, has set Guy Pearce, Amy Ryan and Felicity Jones for his next film. Shooting on the untitled pic begins in a month and takes place in upstate New York. It’s … Read More »

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Steven Rales Staffs Indian Paintbrush

Mike Fleming

Indian Paintbrush, the film financing/production arm of billionaire industrialist Steven Rales, is staffing up. Rales this fall brought in Mark Roybal to run the company, and the longtime president of Scott Rudin Productions has added two creative executives: Overbrook Entertainment executive Jeff Sommerville has signed on to be senior  veep … Read More »

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‘Dinner For Schmucks’ Scribes Step Up To Direct ‘Cruise Of The Gods’

By | Tuesday July 20, 2010 @ 7:15pm PDT
Mike Fleming

dinner_for_schmucksFocus Features will give Dinner For Schmucks scribes David Guion and Michael Handelman their shot at matching director’s chairs. The duo just got set to write and direct Cruise of the Gods, a remake of the 2002 BBC comedy about a … Read More »

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