Company directors Joseph Alberti, Karl
Harrison and Frazer Lee
formed Robber Baron Productions in 1998.
Our main business is feature film production, with
additional involvement in the fields of television,
new media and music production. We have a talent
base of professionals in these fields and oversee
the production of films from the earliest script
stages right through to post-production and marketing.
Robber Baron Productions aims to produce several
full-length British films with production and name
values attached to ensure worldwide distribution.
'ON EDGE' (1999) won the Best
Short award at Halloween Filmfest 2001 in Germany, was
distributed by Columbia TriStar in UK cinemas
and was screened in official selection at over
30 international film festivals including
Rotterdam, Brussels, Stockholm, South Korea and
Seattle. 'ON EDGE' was also acquired for
television broadcast by Film Four UK, Canal+ Spain
and Sweden, HBO in Latin America, TF1 in France,
and appeared on SciFi Channel USA in the Clive
Barker 'Exposure' showcase in July
2000. Press coverage for the movie included Shivers Magazine, Fangoria, The Darkside Magazine, SFX and Total Film.
'RED LINES' (2002) won Best Short
at Fearless Tales Genre Fest 2004 in the USA.
Legendary director Tobe Hooper (The Texas Chainsaw
Massacre, Poltergeist) said, "RED LINES gave me the total creeps... This guy's a great director, he knows how to do it guys." The movie has been screened at dozens of festivals all over the world and has garnered
positive reviews in publications including Fangoria and The Darkside Magazine.
'DANGER ZONE' (2004) stars comic poet Murray Lachlan Young and has played at many international film festivals including Montreal's annual grand-slam Fantasia Festival, since its world premiere at London's famous Prince Charles cinema. The film also proudly resides in the National BFI Film Archive.
film market is the success story of the
21st century and the revenues now being generated by new
media – the internet, DVD, digital, interactive
and pay-per-view television – further guarantees
the increasing success of the film and cinema
sector. Robber Baron Productions wants to
participate successfully and profitably in this
marketplace and we will be producing high quality,
commercially exploitable films. We are
particularly interested in the horror genre, for
which the marketplace remains huge and
The company is seeking to be instrumental in resurrecting
and re-establishing the great British genre film
tradition. Using our industry expertise and leveraging
contacts as far as possible, we will seek to ensure
that our films will receive attention from major
distributors for worldwide exposure. We have received
recognition on the international festival circuit
and we will continue to seek exposure for our
films through prestigious festivals and media coverage. For further
details about Robber Baron Productions, our projects,
and investment opportunities please do not hesitate
to contact us.