Click to Skip Ad
Closing in...
Celebrating 17 Years of Film.Biz.Fans.

Acquisitions

  • Indiewire
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    iW NEWS | Arthouse Gets Graffiti Doc and Cartier-Bresson Set

    Arthouse Films has announced its acquisition of North American, Australian, New Zealand, and South African rights (minus television), to Pablo Aravena's feature length documentary film on global graffiti, "NEXT: A Primer on Urban Painting." Arthouse will continue the North American theatrical release in a deal brokered by David Koh, Head of Acquisitions and Production for Arthouse Films and partner Lilly Bright and her Curiously Bright Entertainment with Nadja Romain of Lovestreams Productions and Pablo Aravena. Additionally, the company has acquired North American DVD rights to the Henri Cartier-Bresson double DVD boxed set. The set features...

    Read More »
  • Indiewire
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    iW NEWS | Sony Classics Announces "Band" Deal

    Eran Kolirin's first feature, "The Band's Visit" has been acquired for distribution in the U.S. and English-speaking Canada in an acquisition deal by Sony Pictures Classics here in Cannes. The Israeli film, screening in the festival's Un Certain Regard section, stars Sasson Gabai ("Made in Israel" and "Aviva Ahuvati") as well as three-time Best Actress winner at the Israeli Academy Awards, Ronit Elkabetz ("Sh'Chur," "Hatuna Meuheret," and "Ve'Lakhta Lehe Isha"). The film is described as the story of an Egyptian Police band that loses their way while traveling to Israel to perform at an Arab cultural center. Michael Barker, Tom Bernard and Dy...

    Read More »
  • Indiewire
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    iW NEWS | "Band's Visit" Buzz

    Met with a lengthy standing ovation here in Cannes, Eran Kolirin's Cannes Un Certain Regard feature film, "The Band's Visit," is nearing a North American distribution deal after locking up pacts in international territories. Produced by July August Productions, Bleiberg Entertainment, and Sophie Dul...

    Read More »
  • Indiewire
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    iW NEWS | TLA Likes "Naked Boys"

    TLA Releasing has acquired North American Theatrical and DVD Rights for the United Kingdom to Funny Boy Films' "Naked Boys Singing! The Movie." The film is co-directed by Robert Schrock and Troy Christian and is scheduled to be released this Fall. It is adapted from the popular play that debuted in...

    Read More »
  • Indiewire
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    iW NEWS | "Angels in the Dust" Finds International Distribution with Cinema Libre

    Cinema Libre Studio will distribute director Louise Hogarth's film, "Angels in the Dust." The documentary is about the AIDS crisis in South America and follows Marion Cloete and her family, who give up a life of privilege to establish a village and school that provide shelter, food and education to...

    Read More »
  • Indiewire
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    iW NEWS | ARP Takes French-speaking Rights to "The Good, the Bad, the Weird"

    Korean director Kim Jee-woon's Asian-Western, "The Good, the Bad, the Weird" has been acquired by French distributor ARP from Seoul-based Cineclick for French-speaking territory rights. The deal was made after thirteen minutes of footage was screened on the $11 million USD budget project. The deal i...

    Read More »
  • Indiewire
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    iW NEWS | Studio Grabs Gray's "Night" Ahead of Cannes Competition Debut

    A pair of private Cannes screenings in recent days have stirred buyers at the Marche du Film. On Saturday, Columbia Pictures acquired North American rights to James Gray's "We Own The Night," a Cannes competition film executive produced and financed by Mark Cuban and Todd Wagner's 2929 Productions. It was produced by Marc Butan and Nick Wechsler. Insiders close to the pact pegged the large deal at about $11 million. John Sloss' Cinetic Media exclusively handled North American rights to the movie and brokered the deal with Peter Schlessel, Sony Pictures' head of worldwide acquisitions. 2929 International is handling international sales. Starr...

    Read More »
  • Indiewire
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    iW NEWS | High Point Picks "Rendition"

    Carey Fitzgerald's London based High Point Films has purchased worldwide rights (outside UK) for Jim Threapleton's debut feature "Rendition." The film, starring Omar Berdouni ("United 93") and Andy Serkis ("The Lord of the Rings") and produced by Ultra Film's Andy Noble, follows the story of a Briti...

    Read More »
  • Indiewire
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    iW NEWS | Fortissimo Goes "Country"

    Fortissimo Films announced today that it has acquired all rights outside Scandinavia for the Icelandic film "Country Wedding." Currently shooting in Iceland, the film is a comedic road movie about two busloads of Icelanders attending a wedding. Valdis Oskarsdottir (editor of "Eternal Sunshine of t...

    Read More »
  • Indiewire
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    iW NEWS | Arthouse Acquires Alice Neel Doc

    Arthouse Films announced at Cannes that it has acquired the worldwide rights to the feature documentary on the life and art of Alice Neel. "Alice Neel" was directed by Alice's grandson, Andrew Neel. It presents a portrait of the struggles the American painter faced as a female artist, a single mot...

    Read More »

Recent Posts


  • Here's The 10 Actors That Won Oscars .../Bent
  • BAMcinĂ©matek To Screen Complete Retrospective .../Bent
  • An En Vogue Movie + New Films Starring ...Shadow and Act