EXCLUSIVE: Greenwich Entertainment and levelFILM have struck a multi-year partnership for the Canadian distributor to deal with all of Greenwich’s movies in Canada beginning with the upcoming launch of Ebs Burnough’s The Capote Tapes, which explores the explosive unpublished novel Answered Prayers by Truman Capote.
The movie had its world premiere on the 2019 Toronto Worldwide Movie Competition, its U.S. premiere at DOC NYC and Greenwich is releasing the movie in theaters on September 10.
Based in 2017, Greenwich is led by Co-Presidents Ed Arentz and Andy Bohn and has grown into one of many main U.S. distributors of arthouse movies and documentaries.
Greenwich dealt with the record-setting theatrical launch of Jimmy Chin and Chai Vasarhelyi’s Academy Award-Profitable documentary Free Solo, which grossed extra thhan $17M on the North American field workplace.
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Different Greenwich releases embody Andrew Slater’s Echo within the Canyon, Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice directed by Oscar winners Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman, Isabel Coixet’s The Bookshop starring Emily Mortimer and Invoice Nighy, and Madeleine Olnek’s Wild Nights with Emily starring Molly Shannon.
Upcoming releases embody Vasarhelyi and Chin’s The Rescue with NatGeo, Debbie Lum’s Attempt Tougher, and Camilla Nielsson’s President, which we introduced Greenwich’s deal for yesterday.
Primarily based in Toronto, levelFILM is the distributor behind movies akin to The Final Black Man in San Francisco, Collectively Collectively, and The Physique Remembers When the World Broke Open. Based in 2013 by David Hudakoc and Michael Baker, the corporate focuses on buying, creating, advertising and marketing and promoting indie movies in Canada.
Greenwich’s Andy Bohn negotiated the output settlement with levelFILM’s Head of Distribution, John Bain.
“We’ve been very impressed with how David, Michael, and John have grown their firm and their deft contact in releasing latest movies together with The Dissident, Road Gang, and The Assistant,” mentioned Greenwich’s Ed Arentz and Andy Bohn. “As we construct an thrilling slate of movies, stage is the proper distributor to deal with these titles in Canada and we sit up for an extended and profitable partnership.”
“We’re thrilled to kind this long-term pact with Greenwich Leisure,” mentioned David Hudakoc, Managing Director of levelFILM. “Their upcoming slate is each high quality and charming and Ed and Andy’s monitor file in buying high-quality and thought-provoking movies matches so effectively with what we do as an organization. We’re excited to work intently with them to deliver these movies to Canadian audiences.”