Rickshaw Entertainment is a London-based independent production company with an affiliate office in Los Angeles, California. Colin Day is the principal in charge of the Rickshaw Entertainment office in London and Adam Aseem Tiwari is in charge of the Los Angeles office.
The company goal is to become a robust and sustainable entity, producing high-quality, commercially marketable films. Our film projects are commercially viable, thought provoking and diverse in our story development and in the talent we are seeking to attach.
Our business plan over the next five years, is to maintain an active roster of between four to six film projects, as both lead and in collaboration with other like-minded production companies, with a goal of bringing one to two films per year to successful distribution.
PRODUCER/CEO/FOUNDER: Colin Day
Colin Day studied Theatre and Business at the University of Denver and the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia. Since graduating in 2006, he has been working in the film industry for almost 10 years. He worked in Los Angeles for seven years and moved to London two years ago to pursue the development and production of Independent film in the European film market.
Colin has produced two features films. “Queen of Carthage,” an international co-Production with New Zealand, starring Keisha Castle-Hughes (Oscar nominee Whale Rider, Game of Thrones) premiered at the Montreal Film Festival and was theatrically released September 2015 with distribution on Netflix. The second feature entitled “Loneliest Road in America” was an official selection at several film festivals including L.A.’s Method Fest, with additional screenings in LA, Boston, and Denver.
Colin has produced both Nathalie Biancheri’s BAFTA Qualifying short fiction film “Gibberish” and is currently producing her feature doc, “I Was Here”, which will premiere at CPH:DOX Film Festival. They are teaming up again to produce “Nocturnal” which is an Irish Co-Production starring Harry Treadaway (Mr. Mercedes, Penny Dreadful, Gringo) and Lauren Coe (Three Wise Women, The Halcyon ,Troy).
Colin is a member of ACE, Transatlantic Partners and Rotterdam Producers Lab.
PRODUCER: COCO MARIE SCHNEIDER
Coco Marie Schneider began her career in television production and post after graduation from Boston University. Eager to delve into independent film, she teamed up with London-based Rickshaw Entertainment in 2016 to run their Los Angeles office. She was a producer on their BAFTA qualifying short film “Gibberish” (2016) directed by Nathalie Biancheri and starring Chloe Pirrie (Black Mirror) and Jo Hartley (Eddie the Eagle). It was an official selection at Quebec City Film Festival (2016), Sofia International film Festival, London Short Film Festival (2017), Rhode Island International Film Festival (2017), and the Underwire Film Festival (2017).
Coco also produced the short documentary “Xavier Corbero; A Portrait of an Artist in Winter” (2017) with Nathalie Biancheri. The film is making its initial rounds on the festival circuit and is an official selection of the SXSW Film Festival (2018) and nominated to be in competition for the “Best Mini-Doc” award at The Big Sky Documentary Film Festival (2018), and Sebastopol Documentary Film Festival (2018), to date.
Currently she is working on producing the feature length documentary “I Was Here,” which was commissioned by CPH LAB, and is guaranteed official selection at the CPH DOX Festival upon completion. Their feature length drama “Nocturnal” with Harry Treadaway (Penny Dreadful, Mr. Mercedes) and Lauren Coe (Halcyon) attached. “Nocturnal” is an international co-production with Ireland set to go into production later in 2018.
She is a member of Film Independent.