Based in Los Angeles and New York City, Nickel City Pictures focuses on the development and production of film and television content. The Company launched in 2016 with backing from Olive Tree Capital, and simultaneously closed an exclusive development financing partnership with leading European film and television distributor, Telepool GmbH. The company has enjoyed an active start with a robust slate of high-profile, commercial content in development with leading writers, filmmakers and actors.
The Company has over twenty projects actively being developed and packaged, spanning a variety of genres across both television and film.
Olive Tree Capital, Ltd. is the foreign investment arm of the single member family office of Mr. Hamza Talhouni. With a diverse mandate from a single investor, Olive Tree Capital’s partners seek global investment opportunities without asset class restrictions; this includes both public market opportunities with discrepancies between market perception and fundamental reality as well as private investments in companies with partners who share a common passion, dedication, and clarity. Olive Tree’s investments range across sectors including (but not limited to) private companies, public markets, investment funds, film, real estate, hospitality, franchising, nature resources, and power. More philosophically, the firm’s partners live by the Golden Rule and seek to collaborate with entrepreneurs, artists, and businesses that are positively contributing to humanity in parallel with pursuing profitability.
Telepool GMBH founded in 1963, is a diversified licensing company with offices in Munich, Zürich, Leipzig and Los Angeles. The core business is in German-speaking territories, with an expertise in acquisitions, sales and the promotion of theatrical, video, TV and Video on Demand; merchandising and licensing of publishing rights; licensing excerpt rights; and marketing of radio formats. The Telepool library ranges from theatrical blockbusters and tent pole movies to a wide range of high-value documentaries and hit TV series.