Sales and marketing veteran Chris Bialek has teamed up with Stefan Jonas, co-founder of Germany's post-production facility Das Werk, to form 310 Entertainment, a new independent production and financing outfit with bases in Los Angeles and Munich and plans to make both live action and animated films and TV series.
The company claims to have a production fund of $200m for its debut slate and says that due to its international composition, it is well-positioned to set up co-productions with US, Canadian and European partners. Das Werk is publicly traded on Germany's Neuer Markt stock exchange.
The company's lineup includes:
Bialek has held key marketing and sales positions on the international scene at companies including Kings Road Entertainment, Carolco Pictures, Inter-Ocean Film Sales, Quadra Entertainment and The Movie Group. 310 will make its market debut at the London Screenings, followed by MIFED.