motion picture production, branding

AEI AT-A-GLANCE



LATEST AEI DEALS
AEI, Sundance, & Renegade 38 will partner to produce Teman & Teran, a docu-series following identical twin artists Teman and Teran Evans

AEI has signed a deal with Intelligent Life Productions to develop & produce 6 web series based on its clients properties

Ballantine has sold Noire’s backlist, starting from her forthcoming Unzipped, for audio books to E-1 Music

N. American rights to Lisa McCubbin's The Kennedy Detail sold to Simon and Schuster's Gallery Books

Stuart Connelly has sold a biographical account of Clarence Brown's weekend with Martin Luther King before the "I Have a Dream" speech to Macmillan Palgrave

Turkish rights to Alaya Johnson's forthcoming flappers-era creatures of the night novel, Moonshine, to Pegasus Publishing House by AEI/Baror Int'l

Greek rights to Dracula: The Un-Dead sold to Harlenic Hellas S.A. by Baror International for AEI

Dennis Palumbo’s Mirror Image has sold to Poisoned Pen Press

Darby Roach’s The 3-Second Window has been sold to MorganJames Publishing

AEI has signed a multi-picture deal with Informant Media and Picture Park Entertainment to produce foreign-friendly films in the $3mm-$8mm range

AEI has signed a co production deal with Kerry Valderrama and Elizabeth Ingalls' AWOL films to produce Kerry's second directorial event, "Memories of 100."

Larry Thompson’s The Connection, a legal thriller about the pharmaceutical company, has been sold to Tom Dunne at Thomas Dunne Books

Royce Buckingham’s Demon Keeper sold to Minotauro (Scyla) Publishing House (Spain) by Baror Int'l for AEI

Breaking Ball Films' Scott Abramovitch and Lonny Dubrofsky have acquired feature rights to William F. Diehl's pre-WWII spy novel 27


MOTION PICTURE FINANCE AND PRODUCTION
AEI PRODUCTIONS has set up and produced multiple films with major studios, including "Joe Somebody" (Fox, starring Tim Allen), "Life or Something Like It" (Fox, Angelina Jolie), "Gospel Hill" (Fox, Danny Glover), and forthcoming "Ripley's Believe-It-Or-Not!" (Paramount, Jim Carrey, directed by Chris Columbus "Harry Potter"); as well as films for television including "Amityville" (NBC), "Shadow of Obsession" (NBC), "The Madam's Family" (CBS) - and forthcoming "The Lost Valentine" (Hallmark Hall of Fame), and "The Kennedy Detail" (Discovery Channel)...

In its AIM co-venture with Informant Media ("Crazy Heart") we now provide or procure matching financing for indie productions from $4-$12 million, currently in casting with "Boobytrap." Properties we consider have talent, director, and/or some equity attached...
BRAND CREATION AND LAUNCH
AEI/Finish Line focuses, evaluates, strategizes, & facilitates the launch of new global intellectual property brands. Launch clients include Dream University®, The Thrillionaires®, MonsterMashers, Ripley's Believe-It-or-Not!®, Noire...
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT
AEI began nearly 20 years ago as a literary management company and has now sold hundreds of novels and nonfiction books to publishers (15 bestsellers) - including Steve Alten's Meg, James Michael Pratt's The Last Valentine, Governor Jesse Ventura's I Ain't Got Time to Bleed, Dacre Stoker and Ian Holt's Dracula: The Un-Dead - and set up dozens of client scripts in film and television. We continue to represent intellectual properties on a strategic basis...