Strathsquare Point backs independent film nominated for VIFF and ROIF awards


“Little Johnny Jewel” was produced by Bella Luna Productions.

LONDON, August 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Playing Leading Role in Brand New Film, Initiator of Seed-Stage Project Strathsquare Point invested in an independent film that was nominated in three award categories at the Venice International Film Festival and the Rome Outcast Independent Film Awards. “Little Johnny Jewel”, a 2022 film directed by Jude Rawlinsproduced by Bella Luna Productionsand primarily funded by Strathsquare, creates genre-defying films distinct to mainstream audiences.

Enriching global audiences, Strathsquare seeks to “unleash the value of great stories” and give new talent and innovative thinkers the chance to get noticed. As a committed supporter of creative entrepreneurs, Strathsquare finds and collaborates with brilliant independent filmmakers in every market.

“The brilliance and originality of Rawlins’ scriptwriting approach, which emphasizes story and character, made it the perfect investment opportunity,” said the Chief Investment Officer. Strathsquare Media, Bella district. “We are thrilled the film is gaining the recognition and audience it deserves. Receiving nominations at festivals has validated our commitment to the project. We love connecting with innovators to create a better, brighter world.”

When Rawlins learned of the nominations, he shared, “The relationship with Strathsquare is fantastic, and by no means just about money. Money is, of course, essential, and funding independent cinema is notoriously difficult. I respect investors, so it’s important to do a good job within budget to justify their trust in me. I feel supported, and you can’t put a price tag on that. We feel all the more bigger and more important because we know there are people across the ocean who care enough to do what they can to support us.”

Bella Luna Productions, based in Marshalltown, Iowa, is one of Strathsquare’s newest investment partnerships. “Little Johnny Jewel” is a “funny, serious people movie, full of music, comedy, poetry, dance, love, redemption and second chances,” Rawlins noted.

The next project between the couple is a movie called “Mania,” a Hitchcock-esque psychological thriller that tells the story of a young woman trying to escape the clutches of her narcissistic mother with a narcissistic husband.

About Strathsquare Point
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