Munich-based film and TV group Entertainment Value Associates (EVA) is to co-produce Marc Weigert's $15m family adventure project Raising Phoenix which is being produced by Weigert and Volker Engel's LA-based independent outfit Uncharted Territory.

Raising Phoenix is due to go into production from April 2008, with location shooting likely to also be done in Berlin and Bavaria in August and September.

The film's visual effects will also be handled by Engel and Weigert.