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Future Films teams with Zig Zag

International prodco and film finance company Future Films has announced it is expanding into financing TV production with a new production arrangement with London-based prodco Zig Zag. In partnership with Zig Zag and Future's post-production facility Pepper Post, Future Films' new production fund will back a range of docs and series from Zig Zag, including The Snakeman for Five and Vinnie Jones' Toughest Cops. Through the deficit financing and edit facilities provided through the new partnership, Zig Zag won't need to rely on advances from distributors and will be able to put some shows in production earlier.
October 5, 2009

International prodco and film finance company Future Films has announced it is expanding into financing TV production with a new production arrangement with London-based prodco Zig Zag. In partnership with Zig Zag and Future’s post-production facility Pepper Post, Future Films’ new production fund will back a range of docs and series from Zig Zag, including The Snakeman for Five and Vinnie Jones’ Toughest Cops. Through the deficit financing and edit facilities provided through the new partnership, Zig Zag won’t need to rely on advances from distributors and will be able to put some shows in production earlier.

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