Simeon Halligan and Rachel Richardson-Jones, directors of Manchester-based UK genre film festival Grimmfest, are launching a production company called Grimmfest Films.
The company will develop, produce and part-finance feature films and streaming content from filmmakers who have premiered work in the festival. This year’s event runs from October 3-6.
Grimmfest Films is financially supported by M2 Media Post Inc, providing an equity fund to invest in post-production. Further funding announcements are pending.
The management team includes executive producer Sarada McDermott McDermott’s credits include co-producer roles on Fighting With My Family and Tolkien.