Angel Baby Entertainment and Maverick Films genre division Maverick Red, in association with the Slamdance Film Festival, will produce Bobby Darby and Nathan Brookes' horror, Slaughter, winner of the 2007 Slamdance Horror Screenplay Competition.

The film is an homage to Japanese cult horror films, will be the first produced script for UK-based writing partners Darby and Brookes. It also marks Slamdance's first foray into film production, notes The Hollywood Reporter.

No production schedule has been set for Slaughter.