Catalyst Studios was formed to deliver a slate of high quality, budget constrained, commercially successful films with broad and identifiable audiences, while giving opportunities to new and visionary female filmmakers. We intend to bring stories to life that have an aspirational message and carry values that may lead to social impact.
This is a joint venture endeavor between Positive Catalyst, LLC, which has a history and focus on paradigm shifting investment in the entertainment industry, and Beacon Pictures, one of the most successful and respected independently financed film and television companies in the entertainment business. For the last 25 years, Beacon has made some of the best loved movies of the era. Beacon has 48 films; including Bring it On, Air Force One, The Hurricane, Spy Games and Family Man, as well as 208 TV hours; including the international hit Castle and Agent X. Beacon has an impeccable reputation and is highly respected by industry peers of production expertise and a track record of success.
FILM SUBMISSION CRITERIA
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We are looking for unique stories that have a compelling female role that drives or greatly impacts the story.
We are also searching for strong scripts that have diversity within the fabric of the writing.
This could be reflected in the character construction, language, setting or plot.
We are seeking projects that can specifically fit into one of the following film genre categories:
Action - Horror - Science Fiction - Fantasy - Comedy - Romance - Thriller - Mystery
BUDGET RANGE: UP TO $3M USD
We understand that films can be made in various ways to be conscious of budget,
but please consider submitting projects that generally meet the following criteria:
Contained Locations (scope and number) / Manageable cast size / Minimal Special Effects