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The Sun At Midnight

Monterey Media acquires The Sun at Midnight

California-based Monterey Media is planning a fall U.S. theatrical release for the Yellowknife-shot drama.

Bite movie

Deals: Lionsgate, PNP, 9 Story

Lionsgate inks deal to develop mobile games based on the Now You See Me franchise, Black Fawn’s Bite (pictured) gets U.S. distribution, plus more deals of the week.

The Steps

Monterey picks up The Steps

The California-based distributor will release Andrew Currie’s comedy feature in the U.S. in June.

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Rhymes for Young Ghouls picked up for U.S. distribution

The film from writer/director Jeff Barnaby is currently slated for a late October 2014 theatrical release in the U.S.

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Monterey Media takes U.S. rights to Anita Doron’s The Lesser Blessed

The U.S. deal for the Toronto title follows the specialty distributor earlier acquiring fellow Canadian titles like Guy Maddin’s Keyhole and Ed Gass-Donnelly’s Small Town Murder Songs.

Small Town Murder Songs

Monterey picks up Small Town Murder Songs

The Canadian theatrical feature about crime and redemption bowed at the Toronto International Film Festival, and starred Peter Stormare, Martha Plimpton, Jill Hennessy and Aaron Poole.