5 September 2013

Cinedigm, Drafthouse forge home ent deal

By otm

4 September, 2013 | By Jeremy Kay

The critically acclaimed films will go out across all home entertainment channels and kicks off in January 2014 with the pre-theatrical VoD release of SXSW hit Cheap Thrills.

The roster will include Ari Folman’s The Congress, Ben Wheatley’sA Field In England and Alex van Warmerdam’s Borgman.

“We have long been huge fans of the Alamo Drafthouse brand, and since its inception a few years ago, have been continually impressed by the taste and vision of Drafthouse Films,” said Cinedigm Entertainment Group co-president Susan Margolin.

“We are thrilled to partner with Tim League, James Shapiro and the talented Drafthouse team to bring the highly distinctive voice of the Drafthouse Films brand to home audiences beginning this January. It’s a great fit.”

“It’s exciting to be in partnership with Cinedigm,” said J Alamo Drafthouse COO James Emanuel Shapiro. “Its commitment to building the brand through innovation is impressive. The Drafthouse Films team is honored to work with them and we really feel like the sky is the limit.”

Source: http://www.screendaily.com/news/distribution/cinedigm-drafthouse-forge-home-ent-deal/5059997.article?blocktitle=Latest-News&contentID=1846


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