IndiePix Studios invests in film slate

Will spend $700K on five films

IndiePix Studios, the production arm of Web-based distributor IndiePix, has invested $700,000 in its first slate of five films.

Among the slate is a co-production with the Film Fund of the government of Colombia. "Just Between Us," which began shooting Tuesday, is a drama about a woman and her two young children coping with life in Queens, written and directed by Paola Mendoza and Gloria LaMorte.

The slate also includes "P Star's Redemption," a nonfiction look at a single father and his 9-year-old daughter, directed and produced by Gabriel Noble and Marjan Tehrani; "21 Below," a docu set in Buffalo, N.Y., by Samantha Buck; "Slap and Tickle," a Depression-set drama written and directed by Nicole Quinn; and "The End of America," directed by Annie Sundberg and Ricki Sterns, which examines freedom, dictatorship and democracy in the U.S.