The German producer and distributor has taken a minority stake in the UK company, recently set up by Zoë Rocha, former TV boss at The Fyzz Facility. The two companies will look to create, develop, finance and produce English-language series for the international market.
The move is Beta Film’s first investment in British drama production company.
RubyRock Pictures has yet to win a commission but it is developing series including The Heartless, a music drama written by Spotless writer Lucie Barât, the sister of The Libertines frontman Carl Barât and feminist horror anthology Her Horror. Rocha previously produced Channel 5 comedy Borderline and Sky’s Chris O’Dowd-fronted Moone Boy.
Moritz von Kruedener, Managing Director Beta Film, said, “Ruby Rock is an essential addition to our portfolio and a great partner to create exceptional series for the international market.