SCHMIDTz KATZE lines up English-language Thriller Slate


by Martin Blaney - German production outfit Schmidtz Katze Filmkollektiv (SKF) is in Berlin to look for a three-picture slate of English-language thrillers. (...) The three projects are THE FACE, a supernatural thriller in the style of THE RING to be directed by Andreas Marschall as a co-production with Frederico Demontis´ Sardinia-based Janus Pictures; Christoph Zachariae´s action thriller BIG GAME about an illegal paintball tournament in a former military base; and the anarchie horror thriller CANIMA, also to be directed by Marschall. (Screen at the Berlin Film Festival, Monday February 9, 2009)