The Fyzz Facility
Owned and managed by film producers Wayne Marc Godfrey and Robert Jones, The Fyzz Facility works with filmmakers to offer bespoke financing solutions for independent feature films.
The principals of The Fyzz Facility have long established careers and a continuing involvement in film development, physical production, distribution, acquisition, sales and financing. That means the company brings with it a wide variety of skills and a unique understanding of the complex processes and challenges involved in taking a project from script to screen.
Since its formation in 2010, the company has partnered with leading sales agents, talent agents and producers to bring over $65m of investment into 85 feature film trades. No two projects are the same and all investment opportunities are analysed and assessed in a pragmatic fashion to ensure the best possible financing solution for all parties involved. This meticulous approach is applied regardless of whether funding is for development, bridging pre-production or production finance.
The Fyzz Facility’s investments and productions to date include LONDON FIELDS, based on Martin Amis’ bestseller and starring Amber Heard and Billy Bob Thornton, TIFF 2014’s favourite CAKE starring Jennifer Aniston, Anna Kendrick and Sam Worthington, comedy THE HOOLIGAN FACTORY from Nick Nevern and Jason Maza and THE SURVIVALIST from writer/director Stephen Fingleton which was critically lauded at the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival.
Forthcoming titles include Martin Scorsese’s historical thriller SILENCE starring Liam Neeson and Andrew Garfield, the Kurt Russell cowboy epic BONE TOMAHAWK, BUS 657 starring Robert De Niro as well as adaptations of the New York Times bestsellers THE YELLOW BIRDS by Kevin Powers and BANDITS by Elmore Leonard. TFF are currently in post-production on ALLEYCATS an urban thriller starring Eleanor Tomlinson, John Hannah and John Lynch and A PATCH OF FOG. The latter is the debut feature from the BAFTA winning and Oscar nominated director Michael Lennox which had its World Premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival this year.
HERE'S WHAT PEOPLE HAVE BEEN SAYING ABOUT US
Randall Emmett, owner of Emmett Furla Films “I have never worked with a better group. They are there every step of the way on our films“
Chris Hanley, producer of London Fields and owner of Muse Film, "Our experience in working with Fyzz was exceptional. Their expedition in the heat of production to meet the producers needs was beyond efficient. We look forward to continuing a long productive, creative relationship with Fyzz on future projects"
Dallas Sonnier Producer of Bone Tomahawk said “Without the support of The Fyzz Facility, there would be no BONE TOMAHAWK. It’s as simple as that. When we hit an impasse with our financier at the time during pre-production, The Fyzz stepped in and worked tirelessly to replace them in a matter of weeks."
Daniel Baur, of K5 said "It´s been a great ride to work with The Fyzz since we started with them on Paul Walker´s Vehicle 19. They are fast and diligent which is a rare combination in our industry".
Courtney Solomon, After Dark Films "I love the Fyzz. We've done several transactions with them and all have proceeded smoothly and in a timely manner. A welcome addition to our industry.”
Andy Mayson partner of Altitude Films said “Over the past few years, the Fyzz have become a respected and an established source of finance in the British Film industry. They are efficient, friendly and have a thorough understanding of the business that allows them to fully understand the filmmakers’ needs.”
Nick Spicer, XYZ Films “The Fyzz is an entrepreneurial company that’s not afraid to push the limits on both a creative and a business level. They’re great collaborators and great people.”
Arthur Sarkission, producer “I've known the Fyzz group for just over a year and a half now, and I've had nothing but great experiences with them. Wayne is a straight shooter. If he says he can do something he will, and if he can't he won't. No nonsense, no procrastination, which is exactly what I want from any collaboration. We currently have a few projects together, and I hope that will continue to evolve into a beautiful partnership.”
Northern Ireland Screen said “Northern Ireland Screen was delighted to partner with The Fyzz Facility on a number of projects this past year; Robert and Wayne are a dynamic and formidable team, talented and hard-working producers who understood our specific requirements. They have not only produced in Northern Ireland, but also assisted greatly with the development of our indigenous film-makers who have benefited from their vast experience. We look forward to further successful collaborations.”
Marc Goldberg owner of Signature Entertainment said, “The work we have done with the Fyzz has not only been exciting and fruitful, more importantly they are straightforward and pragmatic.”
Spencer Pollard owner of Kaleidoscope Films stated “The Fyzz’s support for our business in our initial growth period enabled us to compete on an international basis with more established and larger companies.”
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