26 November 2013 3:47 AM, PST | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Commercials veterans Jason Underhill and Rory Shaw have launched film production and development company Films of London.

The company plans to shoot the first two films of its seven-picture slate in 2014. Those films are Andy de Emmony’s Glorious Summer, a comedy about a weekend at a music festival that goes awry; and Tooth & Claw, a horror film about an airport heist that unravels; the director for the latter £1.5m project will be announced soon.

The outfit plans to focus on features and documentaries budgeted at £500,000 to £2m. The slate will also include £1m London-set noir thriller South of The River, about a law firm who hires a lowly detective to find a missing woman; Drugs 2.0 adapted from Mike Power’s book about modern drugtaking; Swansong, about a care home for elderly former Hollywood stars; and darts champion Jocky Wilson story Jocky.

Nfts alumnus Underhill previously established TV commercials production company P for Production.

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- wendy.mitchell@screendaily.com (Wendy Mitchell)

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