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Amazon Snaps Up Exclusive Rights to Drafthouse Films

Amazon Prime--the internet giant's streaming content arm--has nabbed the exclusive rights to several indie movies distributed by Drafthouse Films.
  • By Jacob Combs
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  • June 27, 2014 11:02 AM
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My Night at the Riviera Maya Film Fest Premiere of 'Night Moves' with Peter Sarsgaard, Anxiety and a Jewel Heist

From a jungle on the beach in Quintana Roo blooms the Riviera Maya Film Festival. Now in the mid-swing of its third year, the fest opened with Kelly Reichardt's "Night Moves." In attendance was star Peter Sarsgaard, who came down to the peninsula with wife Maggie Gyllenhaal on his birthday and charmed the international press at a conference earlier in the day.
  • By Ryan Lattanzio
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  • March 11, 2014 3:19 PM
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Cinedigm Likes Kelly Reichardt's 'Night Moves,' Plans Spring 2014 Release

Cinedigm has snapped up all North American rights to Kelly Reichardt's noir thriller "Night Moves," which premiered at Venice earlier this month, and played TIFF. It stars Jesse Eisenberg, Dakota Fanning and Peter Sarsgaard as radical environmentalists plotting the explosion of a hydroelectric dam.
  • By Anne Thompson and Beth Hanna
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  • September 20, 2013 12:22 PM
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Cinedigm and Drafthouse Films Partner to Release 'The Act of Killing,' 'The Congress' and More on VOD in 2014

"The Act of Killing"
Digital distributor Cinedigm has partnered with Drafthouse Films to release a slate of critically acclaimed independent films across all home entertainment and VOD platforms beginning in 2014.
  • By Ryan Lattanzio
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  • September 4, 2013 1:05 PM
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Digital Distributor Cinedigm and BitTorrent Partner to Promote 'Arthur Newman' Starring Firth and Blunt

BitTorrent, the peer-to-peer file-sharing program that has always been a source of discontent and controversy in the film industry, will now be used for the first time as a distribution platform. (Read here how HBO's "Game of Thrones" conquered the BitTorrent piracy record.)
  • By Ryan Lattanzio
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  • April 22, 2013 12:59 PM
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Cinedigm Announces Multi-Platform DOCURAMA, Simultaneous Screening Series and Streaming Service for Acclaimed Documentaries

Cinedigm announced today it will be elevating its Docurama Films independent label into a multi-platform 'DOCURAMA" brand with a series of national theatrical screening events and a streaming network service. For almost 15 years, Docurama Films has presented acclaimed documentaries, including Kirby Dick's "The Invisible War," Danfung Dennis' "Hell and Back Again," Rachel Grady and Heidi Ewing's "Detropia" and genre classics such as D.A. Pennebaker's "Don't Look Back" and Robert Drew's "Primary."
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • April 2, 2013 11:55 AM
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SXSW Grand Jury Winner 'Short Term 12' Goes to Cinedigm, Plans Awards Push for Brie Larson

Cinedigm has snapped up all North American and Latin American rights to Destin Daniel Cretton's SXSW Grand Jury and Audience award winner "Short Term 12," starring Brie Larson as a troubled foster care worker. The company is eyeing a late summer release, with an awards push for its star, who gives a "career-defining performance," says Vincent Scordino, VP of Cinedigm theatrical acquisitions. "'Short Term 12' is exactly the kind of film we are looking to champion as we expand our theatrical presence."
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • March 28, 2013 1:47 PM
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Cinedigm Appoints Laura Sok as Director of Theatrical Publicity

Cinedigm announces that Laura Sok has been appointed as Director of Theatrical Publicity, reporting to VP of Theatrical Marketing Jeff Reichert.
  • By Sophia Savage
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  • February 14, 2013 3:31 PM
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Julianne Moore's 'English Teacher' Goes to Cinedigm and Tribeca for US Distribution

Cinedigm Entertainment and Tribeca have teamed up for US distribution rights to "The English Teacher," from director Craig Zisk. This marks the director's feature directorial debut; his many TV credits include "Nurse Jackie," "Weeds," "Nip/Tuck," and "United States of Tara."
  • By Sophia Savage
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  • February 12, 2013 1:31 PM
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Cinedigm Takes 'Narco Cultura,' Sundance Documentary on Drug Cartels

Cinedigm has picked up North America distribution rights to Israeli photographer and filmmaker Shaul Schwarz' documentary "Narco Cultura," which premiered last week at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival. The film looks at the influence of drug cartels on pop culture on both sides of the Mexican-American border, through the eyes of an L.A. narcocorrido singer and a Juarez crime scene investigator.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • January 31, 2013 11:35 AM
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