Artist Terence Nance’s debut feature premiered in the New Frontiers section of this year’s Sundance Film Festival and won the Best Film Not Playing At A Theater Near You prize last month at the Gotham Awards. Cinema Guild has acquired U.S. home video, digital and non-theatrical distribution rights to An Oversimplification of Her Beauty, which uses live action and animation documents the relationship between Terence and a woman (Namik Minter) as it teeters on the divide between platonic and romantic. Nance also wrote the music; Jay-Z is among the executive producers. The filmmakers will release Oversimplification theatrically early next year, followed by the VOD and digital rollout. The deal was negotiated by Ryan Krivoshey of Cinema Guild with Traction Media and legal handled by André Des Rochers of Gray Krauss Strafford Des Rochers.
NEW YORK, NY—The Cinema Guild announced today the acquisition of U.S. distribution rights to “Viola,” Matías Piñeiro’s dazzling riff on Shakespeare’s ‘Twelfth Night’ that premiered in the Wavelengths Section of the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival. “Viola” will receive a limited theatrical rollout next year followed by a DVD/VOD and Non-Theatrical release.
TORONTO—The Cinema Guild announced today the acquisition of U.S. distribution rights to “Leviathan,” the acclaimed new documentary from Lucien Castaing-Taylor (“Sweetgrass,” also released by Cinema Guild) and Véréna Paravel (“Foreign Parts”). “Leviathan” will screen next week at the Toronto Film Festival and will have its US premiere as an Official Selection of the New York Film Festival. It will open theatrically in early 2013.
New York, NY —The Cinema Guild announced today the acquisition of U.S. distribution rights to “Our Beloved Month of August” the critically-acclaimed 2008 film from Miguel Gomes, whose new film “Tabu” was the hit of the 2012 Berlin Film Festival and will open in theaters later this year. “Our Beloved Month of August” will be available for screenings to the non-theatrical market and will be available to own on DVD in a comprehensive bonus-packed edition and VOD on December 18, 2012.
New York, NY —The Cinema Guild announced today the acquisition of all U.S. distribution rights to Kleber Mendonça Filho’s astounding debut “Neighboring Sounds,” a tense and gripping film about the secrets, fears and desires that lie beneath the surface of a quiet seaside community. “Neighboring Sounds” will receive its US premiere at New Directors / New Films next month and will open theatrically this summer.
New York, NY — The Cinema Guild is pleased to introduce SPARK, a new label dedicated to releasing quality documentaries on the arts. SPARK titles will be released on home video and/or digital and will cover a broad range of topics within the arts, including film, music, photography, painting,
New York, NY (June 14, 2011) — The Cinema Guild announced today the acquisition of U.S. distribution rights to Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s “Once Upon a Time in Anatolia,” co-winner of the Grand Prix at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival. The deal was negotiated by Ryan Krivoshey of The Cinema
Those 2011 Sundance Film Festival entries keep finding distribution deals. The Cinema Guild acquired U.S. rights to The Interrupters, a documentary about former gang members who disrupt and defuse violent situations as they happen. Pic was directed by Hoop Dreams‘ Steve James and author Alex Kotlowitz. The plan is to …