SC Films is a joint venture with financier Matthew Joynes. Matthew Joynes is involved in all aspects of film financing, 3D technology and non-film businesses. Primarily SC Films is a films sales company, securing domestic and international sales and distribution as well as providing minimum guarantees, equity and bank GAP for producers. As part of this process, we develop unique strategies for each picture, drawing upon our expertise in development, production, sales, financing and distribution.
SC Films can provide:
1. Minimum guarantees against international and domestic rights.
2. Tax rebates cashflowed and managed.
3. Source content from leading producers and agents from around the world.
4. Film sales and licensing world-wide to independent distributors and/or studios.
5. Creation of international and domestic marketing campaigns
6. Royalty reports and overage collection by territory to maximise revenues
7. P&A control by territory
8. Access to film festivals ie Cannes, Toronto and Berlin
Matthew Joynes – Chairman
Matthew was called to the Bar in 1993 and completed his legal training at 1 Crown Office Row, before working in the banking and entertainment sector. Matthew has extensive legal experience of corporate finance transactions and entertainment law.
Matthew is currently based in LA and is involved extensively in new tech businesses and film production. Recent successes include: Apple gaming tool 'Gamevice', tablet 'Wikipad' and the recently launched 'Gaming Hall of Fame' for gamers and VR.
Matthew recently produced two films: 'Stolen' starring Nic Cage, and 'Bullet' starring Danny Trejo.
Russell Webber – Acquisitions & Legal Manager
Russell is a graduate of Goldsmiths University, BA Sociology.
Upon leaving higher education he joined the production team on the Oscar-winning film 'The Hurt Locker' working as a camera trainee. The experience spurred him into pursuing a career in the film industry and shortly thereafter Russell enrolled on the MA Screen Project Development course at Screen Academy Scotland. During the year Russell produced the short film 'Downing' which travelled festivals worldwide and was later acquired for UK distribution by Peccadillo Pictures.
In 2010 Russell returned to London. He gained an array of industry experience in development, sales and distribution as he completed work placements at a number of companies, latterly working as a Production Associate at Matador Pictures on six feature films including 'Good Vibrations' and 'Outpost: Black Sun'.