Cannes: Phase 4 And XLrator Acquire ‘Jamesy Boy’

By | Saturday May 18, 2013 @ 12:40pm PDT

Phase 4 and XLrator Media have teamed up on North American rights to Jamesy Boy, starring Mary-Louise Parker, James Woods, Ving Rhames, Taissa Farmiga, and newcomer Spencer Lofranco. Trevor White directed and co-wrote the … Read More »

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Phase 4 Acquires ‘The Dirties’

By | Monday May 6, 2013 @ 9:21am PDT
Mike Fleming

Phase 4 Films has acquired U.S. and Canadian rights to the Matt Johnson-directed The Dirties, which Johnson stars in with Owen Williams. The script is by Johnson, Evan Morgan and Josh Boles. The film was produced by Matthew Miller along with Johnson, Morgan and Jared Raab. The pic won the Narrative Grand Jury Prize at Slamdance, and Phase 4 will release the film later this year in theaters and on VOD via its distribution partnership with filmmaker Kevin Smith’s Kevin Smith Movie Club. Read More »

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Sundance: Phase 4 Lands ‘Newlyweeds’

By | Friday January 25, 2013 @ 2:54pm PST
Mike Fleming

PARK CITY, UT, January 25 – Berry Meyerowitz, President & CEO of Phase 4 Films, announced today that the Company has acquired all North American rights to NEWLYWEEDS, the debut feature written and directed by Shaka King. Produced by Jim Wareck, Michael Mathews, Shaka King and Gbenga Akinnagbe, with Andy Sawyer and Neil Katz serving as executive producers, NEWLYWEEDS just enjoyed its world premiere in the NEXTsection of the 2013 Sundance Film Festival, which concludes this weekend.

Phase 4 is planning a day and date theatrical and VOD release for the movie this summer. The deal was negotiated by Phase 4’s Larry Greenberg and Katharyn Howe with Glen Reynolds of Circus Road Films on behalf of the filmmakers.

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Phase 4 Acquires North American Rights To Keanu Reeves Pic ‘Generation Um…’

By | Friday September 28, 2012 @ 10:31am PDT
Mike Fleming

Phase 4 Films acquired all U.S. and Canadian rights to director Mark L Mann’s generation Um… Mann also wrote the screenplay for the film, with Alison Palmer, Caroline Kaplan, and Lemore Syvan producing. The film stars Keanu Reeves, Bojana Novakovic, and Adelaide Clemens and was executive produced by Nicolas Chartier, … Read More »

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Magnolia/Phase 4 Team For ‘Sushi Girl’ Release

By | Wednesday August 1, 2012 @ 10:38am PDT
Mike Fleming

Los Angeles, CA – August 1, 2012 – The Wagner/Cuban Company’s Magnolia Home Entertainment and Phase 4 Films announced today they have jointly acquired North American rights to the Mark Hamill film SUSHI GIRL. The revenge thriller had its international premiere at the Fantasia International Film Festival on July

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Phase 4 Acquires ‘That’s What She Said’: SXSW

By | Tuesday March 13, 2012 @ 3:32pm PDT
Mike Fleming

That's What She Said SXSWLos Angeles, CA (March 13, 2012) – Berry Meyerowitz, President & CEO of Phase 4 Films, announced today that the company has acquired U.S. and Canadian rights to Carrie Preston’s raunchy femme comedy THAT’S WHAT SHE SAID. The film, with a screenplay by Kellie Overbey, stars Anne Heche, Marcia DeBonis and Alia Shawkat, and was produced by Preston, Joshua Astrachan, Lucy Barzun Donnelly and Mona Panchal. Preston’s film made its world premiere at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival. Phase 4 will release the film day-and-date in theatres and on VOD later this year.

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Kevin Smith Makes Distribution Deal With Phase 4, One Year After Telling Distributors To Go Screw: Sundance

By | Monday January 23, 2012 @ 12:25pm PST
Mike Fleming

Exactly one year ago, Kevin Smith was here at Sundance to premiere and hold a distributor auction for Red State. It turned out to be a sham, and Smith pulled a crowd of Jets fans out of the AFC title … Read More »

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