Informant actively develops projects conducive to current market conditions using proven A-List cast, directors, writers, casting directors, line producers and other production elements. Informant develops each project to maximize its potential in the market prior to committing production financing to a film.
Informant is a proven “hands-on” producer that delivers projects on time and on budget. The principals at Informant have collectively produced more than 60 award‐winning feature films, television movies and series. Informant adapts its production strategies and genre choices to diversify risk and meet changing market conditions — ensuring the greatest commercial potential.
Informant has established a rigorous production green-light procedure, which assures prospective projects are selected not only for their creative and artistic merit but for their ability to return all invested capital with a profit.
THE KIDNAPPING OF FREDDY HEINEKEN
Genre: Acton Thriller / True Crime
Synopsis: Adapted from best-selling author Peter de Vries’ book, this “true life” crime thriller, set in the 1980s, details the planning, execution, rousing aftermath and ultimate demise of the youthful kidnappers of beer baron Alfred Heineken, which involved the largest payment in history (at that time) for the ransom of an individual.
Synopsis: Upon the death of Alfred Nobel’s brother, an Italian paper accidentally printed an obituary of Alfred Nobel, where he was referred to as “The Merchant of Death” for his invention of dynamite. Inspired for his love for Bertha Von Suttner, Alfred Nobel would work for the remainder of his life to create a lasting legacy built on peace and innovation.
Genre: Suspense Thriller
Synopsis: Based on the novel BOOBY TRAP by awarding-winning author Bill Pronzini. A federal prosecutor’s home is booby trapped with his pregnant wife and young son inside. Any move may be their last.
THE GALAPAGOS AFFAIR
Synopsis: Screenplay by William Boyd (Chaplin) based on the novel by John Treherne. A couple escapes pre-Nazi Germany in search of paradise on Galapagos Island – where they find their own hell.
Genre: Drama / True Story
Synopsis: The inspiring true story of “Brundibar,” an original opera which was performed by the children of Terezin, a holding camp in Nazi-occupied Terezin, Czech Republic. Terezin housed some of Europe’s best musicians, painters, singers and actors, who continued to practice their art in order to survive. Brundibar has since delighted and inspired audiences in 15 languages and 30 countries who marvel at how it exemplifies the power of art to transcend human suffering.
Genre: True Story/Period Action/Romance
Synopsis: The greatest love story never told that inspired the building of the Taj Mahal.
DOWN ON PONCE
Synopsis: Based on the best-selling cracker-noir crime novel by Fred R. Willard, this story, set in downtown Atlanta, follows a group of colorfully likeable street cons as they exact revenge for the murder of a friend and in the process, tangle with the Dixie Mafia.