Participant, Paramount Home Media Pact On CNN Education Docu ‘Ivory Tower’

By | Wednesday March 19, 2014 @ 11:25am PDT

ivory-towerParticipant Media, Paramount Home Media Distribution, and Samuel Goldwyn Films will jointly release CNN Films’ documentary Ivory Tower, the Sundance Film Festival pic chronicling crisis within the American education system. Directed by Andrew Rossi (Page One: Inside the New York Times), Ivory Tower questions the value of higher education among spiraling tuition fees and student debt. Pic will hit theaters in June via Samuel Goldwyn with Paramount handling DVD and home entertainment. Paramount is also handling distribution outside of the U.S. Participant previously released Rossi’s Page One and teamed up on education-focused campaigns for Paramount Vantage’s Waiting For Superman and CBS/Pivot’s Teach. The company will spearhead a social action campaign for Ivory Tower this summer. Read More »

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Hot Trailer: ‘Page One: Inside The New York Times’

By | Tuesday May 3, 2011 @ 4:46am PDT
Mike Fleming

The Andrew Rossi-directed Page One: Inside The New York Times has a new trailer. The film made its debut at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival and was acquired by Magnolia Pictures and Participant Media. Rossi got access to the newsroom of the most powerful newspaper at a time when editors … Read More »

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Sundance: Participant Media, Magnolia Team For New York Times Docu ‘Page One’

Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: Participant Media and Magnolia are partnering on the U.S. distribution rights to Andrew Rossi’s Page One. Deal was mid-six figures and a commitment for a strong theatrical release. Participant will provide the backing it did past documentary successes Food Read More »

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Hot Sundance Clip: New York Times Docu ‘Page One’ And WikiLeaker Julian Assange

Mike Fleming

One of the Sundance documentaries showing up on buyer priority lists is Page One. Director Andrew Rossi camped out at the media desk of The New York Times for 14 months. Trust me, a chronicle of the day to day … Read More »

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