Robber Baron
About the company
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.

The global 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 vital.

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.