Newport Beach, CA (April 28, 2015) – Pelican Point Capital Partners, LLC., through its media arm Pelican Point Media, LLC., (“Pelican”) is pleased to announce the formation of Golden Gate Media, LLC., in conjunction with prolific Hollywood Producer Cassian Elwes.
Golden Gate will focus on producing and financing independent films with budgets of $2mm to $15mm and aim to produce 2 to 5 films per year. The efforts of the company will leverage Cassian’s ability originate, package, and generate Oscar Award winning films coupled with the investment, entrepreneurial, and financial strengths of Pelican. Ike Suri and Cassian Elwes will be Co-CEOs of Golden Gate and have co-produced a slate of several films to date and are looking to co-produce via their combined goals under this new brand.
In recent years Cassian has generated award winning films such as Dallas Buyers Club, Lee Daniels – The Butler, All is Lost. He was the head of William Morris Independent the leader in its field, arranging financing for over 250 films during his tenure including multiple Oscar winners. Ike Suri is currently the Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Pelican Point Capital Partners, LLC a merchant bank engaged in investment activities in numerous sectors.
“The opportunity to partner with Cassian on top quality content and to attract the best and most capable talent to our projects was so compelling in the films we have pursued to date that Golden Gate was the next step in our relationship,” said Ike Suri Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Golden Gate.
Cassian Elwes shared, “Working with Ike and his team has been an absolute pleasure and I look forward to our continued success.”
Recently the duo of Ike and Cassian co-produced and co-finance the reboot of the cult classic horror comedy Cabin Fever originally directed by Eli Roth who is also an Executive Producer on this film. Further information on Pelican Point Media, LLC., can be accessed at the link below.