New CapitalKeys Client, Executive Producer Ben McConley Completes 2015 First Quarter On Strong Footing
WASHINGTON, May 13, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — CapitalKeys, regarded as one of Washington D.C.’s top public affairs firms announces further expansion of its burgeoning entertainment practice with new client, Miami-based Executive Producer Ben McConley.
McConley is serving as executive producer for “Royal Ice” which is slated to begin production later this year. The movie is seen through the eyes of Prince Albert based upon his own story and adapted by screenwriter Mark Thomas. Royal Ice tells the true story of how the Principality of Monaco brought together a bobsled team. It is a story of resistance and disapproval from Prince Albert’s father who felt he was neglecting his royal duties.
Additionally McConley is serving as executive producer of ‘Summer Crossing’, an adaptation of Truman Capote’s novel which tells the story of a 17-year-old girl who, in the summer of 1945, stays behind when her parents take a trip to Paris to court a valet. ‘Summer Crossing’ will mark the directorial debut of actress Scarlett Johansson.
“We are excited to have a producer of Mr. McConley’s caliber and financing acumen as a client of CapitalKeys’ entertainment practice. Mr. McConley has a strong track record of success which we expect will continue with the support and cooperative spirit our firm’s entertainment practice provides”, said Adam Falkoff, President of CapitalKeys.
About Producer Ben McConley:Mr. McConley is an up and coming producer, co-producer and financier of film industry projects through his company Forrest Capital Partners. Currently producing his 15th film, McConley leverages relationships and strategy with a team of select advisor finding projects that meet certain funding criteria. McConley focuses on exciting thought provoking films of moderate budgets which appeal to both national and international moviegoers.
About CapitalKeys: CapitalKeys (www.capitalkeys.com) is regarded as one of Washington, D.C.’s premier public affairs firms providing strategic guidance, government affairs, and communications to a select group of clients helping them prepare for success through facilitating problem solving and growth expansion. The entertainment practice works with studios, producers and talent in television, film and music, many of whose charitable causes and foundations wish to reach the policy and decision makers whom CapitalKeys’ professionals interact with on a daily basis. Adam Falkoff, the firm’s President has been featured in The Power 100 of Washington, D.C. List and has been called in the media “A Powerhouse of K Street”.