StatsCan updates distribution revenues report
The organization’s biannual report for the film and video distribution industry pegged overall operating revenue at $1.8 billion for 2013.
Blue Ant Media hires Solange Attwood for distribution arm
The former Si Entertainment and Tricon Films & Television exec will oversee the launch of the media group’s international sales division.
TIFF13 Industry Conference Highlights: Distribution
A summary of the day’s panels, including Vimeo’s Jeremy Boxer on the benefits of direct distribution, a discussion on creating better connections between producers and distributors, and an overview of the global VoD market.
Marblemedia’s Distribution360 expands with new hires
As marblemedia continues the expansion and integration of its distribution business, Caroline Tyre (pictured) joins D360 as director of biz development.
THINKFilm duo David Hudakoc and Michael Baker launch levelFilm
The indie distributor’s first acquisition is Chen Kaiges’ Caught in the Web.
No Heart Feelings gets multiplatform release
The indie feature, which first had a domestic theatre run in 2010, is being released on iTunes and south of the border on the inDemand VOD service.
DHX makes numerous sales into Central and Eastern Europe
The distribution deals, for territories spanning the regions, include such kids’ TV properties as Arthur, Caillou and Horseland.
Proper Television acquires BuzzTaxi
The move comes as the Toronto-based factual producer expands into content distribution.
Mongrel picks up four more films at Cannes
The four films to which Mongrel acquired the Canadian rights include Jimmy P. (Psychotherapy of a Plains Indian) (pictured).
Lionsgate pacts with M-Go
Courtesy of the agreement, Mad Men (pictured) and other Lionsgate TV programs and films will be available at M-Go’s online video store.
Canadian-made Johnny Cash doc sold to U.K. and Ireland
My Father And The Man In Black by Jonathan Holiff, the son of Cash’s manager Saul (pictured with the singer) is to be released theatrically in the region this spring.