Veteran industry executives Colin Vaines, Hamish McAlpine and Carole Siller are joining forces on production outfit Broadstairs Films.
The company’s first slate features include Lost Girl - a London-based supernatural thriller about a kidnapping that goes awry with horrifying consequences, based on a story by McAlpine and written by Susan Everett.
Also on the slate is documentary Bhopal, about the deadly man-made disaster in India which saw an American-owned pesticide plant leak deadly chemical gas over densely packed slums.
Splitting their time between the UK and La, the partners will be at the Afm to cement relationships.
Siller said: “The reason the three of us have come together is because we each bring something extremely valuable to the table.
“We complement each other brilliantly, with Hamish’s proficiency in bringing movies to audiences, Colin’s expertise in filmmaking having produced an array of critically acclaimed