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DER's mission is to cultivate community engagement with the peoples and cultures of the world in which we live through media that is both entertaining and educational. We address the need for tolerance and understanding of people who are different than ourselves. This need is universal and more evident in today's global political, social and cultural climate than ever before. Underlying the diversity of the films we produce and distribute is the conviction that documentary and ethnographic films can broaden and alter preconceptions of marginalized and underrepresented peoples and cultures within the United States' population and abroad. We also maintain an archive of historical significance and public interest. Our programs reach millions of individuals throughout the world, each year, through broadcast, film festivals and classrooms.
Docurama Films is dedicated to making critically acclaimed and cutting-edge documentaries available digitally and on DVD. The collection unites both classic and contemporary docs from award-winning filmmakers whose work continues to astound and enlighten. Since being launched by parent company New Video in 1999, Docurama Films has released over 250 award-winning and highly acclaimed titles. This year we celebrate our 10th anniversary of great docs. Among our releases for 2009: Academy Award®-winning director James Moll's hauntingly profound film Inheritance; a moving portrait of Estonia's fight for freedom in The Singing Revolution and Stacy Peralta's gripping Crips and Bloods: Made in America.
DogWoof Film Distribution
A UK film distributor specialising in social issue films: documentaries; independent films and world cinema.
Dogwoof release films nationwide, backing the release with major campaigns.
The aim of this approach is to trigger change, and get people to take action. And the best way to do this, is by making the film available at cinemas and venues around the country, as shown by our record breaking release of The Age of Stupid and The End of the Line.
Dogwoof acquires all rights for exploitation through theatrical, DVD, TV, Mobile and Online.
Films distributed by Dogwoof - Oliver Stone's South of The Border abd Food inc,
Element Pictures Distribution -Ireland
Element Pictures Distribution first title released by EPD was the award-winning Irish film GARAGE, winner of the Directors' Fortnight at Cannes 2007 and the recipient of four IFTA's. Element Pictures Distribution has recently acquired the multi-award winning HIS & HERS
"We are dedicated to leveraging the power of online distribution to bring you stories that never would have seen a screen of any size if distribution options were still limited to a big theatrical release needing a $50M ad budget or the vagaries of broadcast television. Don’t get us wrong – we love a popcorn-chomper and Sunday night TV as much as the next guy, we just know that there is more"
First Run / Icarus Films
Dedicated to distributing films about people and ideas too often unseen or unheard. Although we specialize in social, political, and historical documentaries, our collection includes a wide range of films with varying creative approaches and themes. We work with filmmakers and independent production companies from all around the world, seeking out films that provide innovative and informative views of a rapidly changing world.
guerilla films limited was founded in 1995 by filmmaker David Nicholas Wilkinson. However he had used the name guerilla films during the 1980s for the more edgy productions he made whilst running Britannia Entertainment.
The company was originally set up primarily as a production company; however, as far back as 1982, Wilkinson had been involved in distributing - firstly his own films and then those of friends. Initially he was a closet distributor; but over the years he became better at exploiting film and therefore the company decided to devote its energies to distribution first and foremost.
Since 1999, guerilla films decided to concentrate solely on distributing British & Irish films within the UK & Ireland. We are the only UK distribution company who has this commitment to British films.
Prior to this date, guerilla films had distributed over 40 feature films from European producers. These included classic films from Eric Rohmer, Barbet Schroeder, Claude Chabrol, Jacques Rivette, etc. With our subsequent commitment to exclusively British and Irish films, we have since relinquished these rights.
With many of our current films, we either have all rights - cinema, DVD rental & sell-through, television, cable and satellite; or else we have specific rights.
We used to specialise in films that others term difficult, something that we are keen to continue; but in the last few years, we have worked with filmmakers at the production and post production stages and now have some very commercial films.
Our films have screened in all the leading UK chains - UGC, Cineworld, Odeon, UCI and VUE as well as numerous independent cinemas.
Our DVDs are, or have been, available in all the high street outlets including BLOCKBUSTER, VIRGIN, HMV, W H SMITH as well as online. We were the first UK distribution company to start selling completed films via the Internet. This started in January 1996.
We have licensed our films to the BBC, Sky, Channel 4, Fox FX, Carlton Cinema but sadly never ITV.
We are constantly looking to take on more British and Irish films and help reduce the backlog of films that are trying to find any kind of UK release.
Because the founder is also a producer, writer and occasionally an actor, we know only too well the time, effort and money that goes into each film during the ever lengthening development period plus the long hard hours and endless problems that makeup every production shoot.
Therefore, the fact that some of these films cannot find a showing in the very medium for which they were intended, the cinema, is heart breaking for all concerned.
Our only secret is that we take on a few films each year and treat them as if they are our own. We therefore have to do everything we can to make these films succeed in order to continue what we are doing.
We are happy to consider any completed film looking for UK distribution, especially British or Irish ones. We may take on film produced in a country outside our remit, but it will have to be exceptional.
We have raised production and finishing funds, from private investors, for low budget British pictures in the past, and this is something we intend doing more of in the future.
IndiePix was founded in 2004 to bring film fans the very best of independent cinema. Today, IndiePix is proud to be home to the broadest online selection of indie films from around the world, including the latest award-winning titles from the festival circuit, popular indie classics, foreign, documentaries and more. Buy a DVD online, use our patented Download-to-Own technology for a professional quality DVD (without the wait!), or stream our films online at IndiePix on Demand.
"focuses on independent film. Rentals are $1.99-$3.99 and play on Jaman’s software. They can’t currently migrate to iPod. Of the standalone websites, they have the most sophisticated apparatus for selling smaller arthouse and documentary films.' Infinicine.com
Journeyman Pictures is an independent distributor of topical news features, documentaries and footage based in London. The archive contains over 5,000 films and most of them can be previewed on the Internet. Journeymam publishes The Journeyman Weekly - a rundown of Journeyman's offerings and topical features from the archive.
Mark Stucke, firstname.lastname@example.org
Las Américas Film Network
Las Américas Film Network is a media-arts organization that promotes and distributes high-quality, award winning, documentary, feature and experimental films that explore the diversity and richness of Latin America.
As a distribution company based in the United States, we are able to serve Latin American filmmakers and production companies seeking to have their work shown in North America. We also work with non-Latin American filmmakers whose work focuses on the region. Through our network of universities, cultural centers, museums and more, Latin American filmmakers can easily gain access to the North American market.
BuskFilms is a video-on-demand site showcasing the best in independent queer film. It's a digital crossroads where the LGBT community, film, social media, broadband Internet, video-enabling technologies and mobile meet.
New Love Films is a Los Angeles based TV and film production and distribution company. Our team consists of producers with years of experience in the international TV and festival world, producing and directing award winning films. We produce feature, documentary, and industrial projects, and offer production services for TV stations, production companies and corporate clients in the US and Israel. Our clients include Mentorn/Channel 4 UK, Channel 8 Israel,TV segments for Channel 10 Israel, and many more. Our films have been shown on many TV stations worldwide including HBO in the US. Our latest film was distributed with great success theatrically across the US including LA and NYC and got wonderful reviews in the LA TIMES, NY TIMES and many other leading publications.
MPI Home Video
MPI Home Video has well over 2000 home video titles in its collection, including some of the world’s most popular documentaries, movies and television programs. Some of the titles represented by MPI Home Video are The George Carlin Collection, Completely Carlin, The Honeymooners “Lost Episodes,”The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, The Return of Sherlock Holmes, The History of the 20th Century and the visually stunning 70 mm documentary Baraka. Upcoming releases from MPI Home Video include the 14 Sherlock Holmes movies starring Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce, digitally restored to original condition by the UCLA Film and Television Archive.
ounded in 1976 by brothers Waleed and Malik Ali, the MPI Media Group has grown into one of the largest and most successful independent producers and distributors of movies, home video and music in the world. Today, the multi-million dollar company has amassed a library of 15,000 hours of footage and the rights to some of the greatest video, film and music recordings in history. The MPI Media Group is comprised of MPI Home Video, MPI Telemedia and the WPA Film Library. Headquartered in Chicago, the company operates from a 42,000 square foot facility in Orland Park, IL.
NEHST is a content financing, development, production, and distribution company that integrates the most powerful trends in entertainment and technology today. NEHST creates, produces and distributes feature films, TV, and new media in all outlets. We link them through a network of service-based web communities and products.
"New Video is a leading independent distributor specializing in cutting-edge documentaries, independent films, collectible television series, sports and classic kids programming available digitally and on DVD"
Paramount Digital Entertainment (PDE)
ramount Digital Entertainment brings tailored entertainment to consumers through today’s evolving digital distribution platforms. In addition to offering current and classic movies, and interactive gaming apps through digital distribution sites like iTunes, Paramount Digital Entertainment gives movie fans access to sharing movie clips with friends through VooZoo on Facebook, the opportunity to view exclusive film content on mobile phones or to play Paramount-inspired videogames, and the ability to watch movies on Xbox 360 or Playstation 3 consoles, among other innovative ways to enjoy Paramount content.
Passion River offers film distribution for VOD, DVD, Theatrical, Academic & Streaming. Need help releasing your film? Visit us in the Garden State!
"Prime Pictures was established in 1995 by Hammad Atassi and Talaat Captan.
The company represents theatrical and home entertainment distribution for a variety of studios, independent producers, documentary, factual and children’s specialist programming.
Prime Pictures is the Middle East partner in respect of TV sales rights for a number of clients.Prime has its own DVD authoring studio, production facilities and artwork creation departments.
As well as distribution, Prime also has significant retail operations in several
territories, including PRIME MEGASTORE the largest entertainment outlet in Jordan.
PRIME PICTURES is already one of the largest owners of theatrical screens in Lebanon and have just opened the largest single Cineplex unit in Beirut.
Further diversification of the home entertainment sector with acquisitions of
specialist catalogues and the development of new labels as well as securing the exclusive
distribution rights for a number of significant studios"
Hammad Atassi - President, email@example.com
partnership between Tribeca Film Institute and Amazon.com’s CreateSpace, this project has a focus on educational and nontheatrical digital distribution.
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