Downey and Taylor become partners in Shotgun Pictures

// 31st of August, 2006
F&ME principals; Mike Downey and Sam Taylor have become partners in Shotgun Pictures, an investment vehicle for low budget films. The first three films completed are Adrift, which has sold worldwide via Summit and opens in the UK at the beginning of September via Pathe; Anders Morgenthaler's Cannes Director's Fortnight opener Princess, which has been picked up by Tartan in the UK and finally Brazilian director, Karim Ainouz' Suely in the Sky which will screen at this year's Venice International Film festival. Ainouz was responsible for the enormously successful Madame Sata in 2002.