AFM Briefs: Content & Preferred Go ‘Diabolical’; Oz Sale On ‘Made In America’

By | Thursday October 31, 2013 @ 10:29am PDT

Content and Preferred Film & TV are teaming on horror pic The Diabolical. Alistair Legrand co-wrote the script with Luke Harvis and will make his directorial debut with the movie. Content will launch worldwide sales at the AFM. Kevin Iwashina of Preferred Content will jointly sell North America with Content’s Jamie Carmichael; the pair is also exec producing. The suburbia-set story centers on a woman who turns to her scientist boyfriend for help destroying the violent spirit that has an increasingly strange and intense presence in her home. Production starts in 2014. Legrand is repped by UTA and MXN Entertainment. Read More »

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Content Film And Preferred Content ‘Pact’ For Series Of Genre Films: Sundance

By | Friday January 20, 2012 @ 7:53am PST
Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: Content Film has made a multi-year production deal with Preferred Content partners Ross Dinerstein and Kevin Iwashina. Essentially, Content will finance as many as six elevated genre films over the next two years. The latest collaboration between Content and … Read More »

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AFM: Universal International Takes Content’s ‘Hard Boiled Sweets’

Universal Pictures International Entertainment has picked up rights to Content Film’s Hard Boiled Sweets for the UK, Australia, New Zealand, Benelux and Scandinavia, the companies announced Friday. Written and directed by David L. G. Hughes, Sweets is a crime thriller … Read More »

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Toronto: Content Film Acquires Foreign Rights To ‘The Day’

Content Film announced today that it has landed foreign sales rights to Doug Aarniokoski’s action thriller The Day ahead of its world premiere screening in the Midnight Madness section of the upcoming Toronto International Film Festival. The film, which stars … Read More »

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Content Takes On Nicholas McCarthy’s Fright Film ‘The Pact’

By | Thursday August 25, 2011 @ 9:40am PDT

Content Media has come aboard to finance and distribute Nicholas McCarthy’s feature ghost story The Pact, which is based on the writer-director’s short that appeared at this year’s Sundance Film Festival and just completed production — a quick turnaround, even … Read More »

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Content Film Nabs Foreign Rights On Documentary ‘Sarah Palin: You Betcha!’

Content Film has acquired foreign rights to Nick Broomfield’s documentary Sarah Palin: You Betcha!, with the exception of the UK, where Channel 4 holds the TV rights. Cassian Elwes is handling domestic on the film, which has yet to find a U.S. distributor. Broomfield (Heidi Read More »

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Content Film Acquires Offshore Rights To SXSW Pic ’96 Minutes’

By | Thursday April 14, 2011 @ 2:14am PDT
Mike Fleming

Content Film has acquired international rights to the Aimee Lagos-directed drama 96 Minutes. Inspired by true events, the thriller is about four young people caught up in a terrifying carjacking. It stars Brittany Snow, Evan Ross, Christian Serratos, Jonathan Michael Trautman and David Oyelowo. Ross won the Jury Award for … Read More »

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