Wim Wenders will direct the 12th, as yet untitled, project forInDigEnt, the digital video collective created by New York-based IFCProductions' Jonathan Sehring and Caroline Kaplan, producer-director GaryWinick and Cinetic Media's John Sloss.
Principal photography is scheduled to begin later this month inLos Angeles.
This is the first time InDigEnt has teamed up with a film-makerbased outside the US and the project will be co-financed by IFC with ReverseAngle International, the German-based company founded by Wenders and hispartner, Peter Schwartzkopff.
Wenders will direct from a script he co-wrote with MichaelMeredith, based on his story, and the film will be produced by In-Ah Lee andSamson Mucke of Reverse Angle and InDigEnt's Winick and Jake Abraham.
Schwartzkopff, Sehring, Kaplan and Sloss will serve as executiveproducers.
"My partner Peter Schwartzkopff and I had a vision of a series ofdigitally-produced films that are low in cost but high in content andcontemporary issues," Wenders said in a statement.
"In InDigEnt and IFC, we have found the perfect allies for thatphilosophy."
"Wim's unique sensibility as a film-maker and his groundbreakingwork in digital video epitomises what we dreamed about when we foundedInDigEnt," Winick added.
InDigEnt filmsto date include Tadpole, Personal Velocity, Pieces Of April and Chelsea Walls.