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RED BIRD CINEMA ANNOUNCES STRATEGIC RELATIONSHIP WITH JEFF WAXMAN, AND EDWARD BURNS & AARON LUBIN OF MARLBORO ROAD GANG PRODUCTIONS

June 4, 2012 (Los Angeles, CA) – Red Bird Cinema has formed a strategic relationship with producer Jeff Waxman and Edward Burns and Aaron Lubin of Marlboro Road Gang Productions, to co-produce four projects currently under development by Red Bird Cinema, and explore new projects as a joint team. The combined production companies will initially focus on driving production, packaging and distribution of four titles that Red Bird is currently working on, but is also making plans to acquire and develop new projects as well.

Red Bird brings the talents of a seasoned and successful executive and creative team that includes producer John Loar, actor and producer Kevin Pollak, musician and Academy Award winning actor Billy Bob Thornton, and legendary baseball manager Tony LaRussa. Edward Burns and Aaron Lubin have teamed up to direct and produced number of critically acclaimed independent films of the past 20 years, including, "The Brothers McMullen", "She's the One", "Sidewalks of New York", and most recently, "Newlyweds."  

Marlboro Road Gang Productions has pioneered new distribution strategies, including producing the first film ("Purple Violets") to premiere exclusively on iTunes. Jeff Waxman has been a successful executive producer whose credit include “The Fighter,” “Before The Devil Knows You’re Dead,” “Immortals,” “Mirror Mirror” and is currently executive producing “Out of the Furnace” with Christian Bale, Casey Affleck, Zoe Saldana and Willem Dafoe.

The combined efforts of Red Bird, Marlboro Road Gang and Jeff Waxman will oversee projects with offices in Los Angeles, Brooklyn and the San Francisco Bay Area.

 

For more information, please contact:

Courtney Merfeld
CMPR
(310) 426-9991
courtney@cmpr.net


Photo Credit = “Comes The Tide” courtesy of Wesley Prints