Phase 4 Films

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Shout! Factory taps Phase 4 Films for Canadian alliance

Phase 4 will release new releases, packaged media and select digital content into the Canadian market.

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kaboom! secures Walmart deal for holiday features

Toronto-based kaboom! Entertainment, the kids and family label for Phase 4 Films, has inked a deal with Walmart Stores U.S. for the release of three Christmas-themed feature films.


Phase 4 Films acquires Made in America

Director Ron Howard’s first documentary (pictured) follows rapper Jay Z through the planning of the Made in America Festival in Philadelphia.

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Target Canada goes kaboom! in branded retail deal

The family label of Phase 4 Films has secured exclusive branded space across Target Canadian retail branches for a suite of Treehouse Presents DVDs.

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Phase 4, Uncork’d acquire horror remake Patrick

Toronto-based Phase 4 also announced last week a partnership with Cineplex for April Mullen’s 3D Dead Before Dawn, following a U.S. release (Rachel Griffiths in Patrick pictured).


Canadian deals for PorchLight’s zom com

Animated tween flick Daddy, I’m a Zombie from the California-based entertainment co has been licensed for TV in English and French Canada.


THINKFilm duo David Hudakoc and Michael Baker launch levelFilm

The indie distributor’s first acquisition is Chen Kaiges’ Caught in the Web.


The Legend of Sarila to open south of the border

kaboom! Entertainment, the kids and family label of U.S. distributor Phase 4 Films, has picked up U.S. rights to the 3D animated feature from Quebec prodcos CarpeDiem and 10th Avenue.


Phase 4 takes rights to four films at Cannes

The indie distributor also secured a multi-million financing deal with Aver Media Finance to expand its distribution business (The Crash Reel pictured).


AFM 2012: Phase 4 Films acquires Long Time Gone

The Canadian distributor plans a spring 2013 release for the Virginia Madsen-starring drama in theatres, and on VOD and digital platforms.

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Weekly roundup: Awards, acquisitions and events

Niobe Thompson and and Trevor Anderson split the inaugural Edmonton Film Prize at EIFF; OIFF awards; FremantleCorp brings westerns to TV; Minister Chan meets Murdoch (pictured).

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Last Gladiators hockey doc lands distribution knockout

Toronto-based Phase 4 Films plans a Canadian theatrical release of Alex Gibney’s film about the game’s violence in October with a U.S. release set for 2013.