Beta Film has secured a minority stake in Zoë Rocha’s recently launched independent production company RubyRock Pictures. Out of their partnership, the two companies will will create, develop, finance and produce English-language scripted series for the international market.
RubyRock was launched back in October by Rocha and the indie’s current development slate includes: Her Horror, a feminist anthology series that has received investment from Wild Bunch TV; and The Heartless, penned by Lucie Barât and executive produced by her brother, co-frontman of The Libertines, Carl Barât.
“Beta Film is a fantastic partner to have behind us as we grow our slate. Endorsement from such a respected company for RubyRock straight out of the gate is a great vote of confidence in our uniquely punky but premium slate”, said Zoë Rocha, Founder and Creative Director of RubyRock. “We look forward to working with them on projects that are natural fit with Beta’s expertise and will benefit from their wide industry reach.”
While Moritz von Kruedener, Managing Director of Beta Film, added: “Ruby Rock is an essential addition to our portfolio and a great partner to create exceptional series for the international market. Zoë Rocha brings a contagious enthusiasm to all her professional endeavours. We strongly believe in her approach to build a bridge between UK and continental European production markets in order to combine subjects, creativity and financing.”