Magnolia Pictures has recruited former IFC Films executive Marie Zeniter as international sales manager.
The ensemble cast includes Michael Cera, Chris Abbott, Ann Dowd and Caleb Landry Jones.
Magnet Releasing has acquired worldwide rights to “Body at Brighton Rock.” The survival thriller centers on a novice park ranger who must spend the night guarding a potential crime scene on a remote mountain trail.
“RBG,” a look at the life and career of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, has sold to Magnolia Pictures and Participant Media.
Sagebiel-Torres will lead international sales on all new films and library titles, oversee development of the department, and work closely with Catalina Ramirez Chaves, who has been promoted from coordinator to manager of sales.
Of on-site deals, maybe the biggest for Europe sealed to date has been Magnolia Intl.’s for Germany, Austria and Switzerland with Zurich-based Xenix Filmsdistribution on John Carroll Lynch’s “Lucky,” starring Harry Dean Stanton, and a Locarno International Competition player.
Magnolia Pictures International returns from the Croisette having enjoyed a roaring trade on comedic drama Lucky starring Harry Dean Stanton (pictured) and coming-of-age tale Permanent.
Magnolia Pictures has acquired U.S. and international rights to the comedic drama “Lucky,” John Carroll Lynch’s directorial debut.
The distributor has acquired Neasa Ní Chianáin’s recent Sundance world premiere and begun talks with international buyers in Berlin. (note: IN LOCO PARENTIS has been renamed to SCHOOL LIFE)
Magnolia Pictures has hired former Visit Films executive Lorna-Lee Sagebiel Torres as director of international sales.
Scott Veltri has been promoted to head of worldwide sales force and replaces Christina Rogers, who is departing to pursue other opportunities.
Magnet Releasing, the genre division of Magnolia Pictures, has acquired worldwide distribution rights to the Sundance horror thriller The Eyes of My Mother.
HBO has acquired the U.S. television rights to the documentary Tickled and Magnolia has picked up North American theatrical rights and world rights outside of North America excluding Australia and New Zealand.
The stranger-than-fiction doc follows the story of two South Korean filmmakers kidnapped by North Korean dictator and film fanatic Kim Jong-il.
Magnolia Pictures has acquired worldwide rights to Lo and Behold: Reveries of the Connected World, a documentary about the past, present, and future of the Internet from Werner Herzog.
Magnolia Pictures has acquired worldwide rights to the documentary Harry Benson: Shoot First, three months after its premiere at the Hamptons International Film Festival.
Magnolia Pictures has acquired worldwide rights to Danny Says, a new documentary directed by Brendan Toller chronicling the iconic life and times of the influential punk and rock figure Danny Fields...
Magnolia Pictures has promoted Scott Veltri to Vice President of International Sales and Robert Maylor to Director of International Sales.
They’ll be at AFM with their latest sales title, the sci-fi thriller Synchronicity.
Sean Baker’s transgender drama was named best fiction film as Rio De Janeiro Film Festival top brass celebrated the best LGBTQ films of this year’s festival.
Magnet Releasing has acquired world rights to Synchronicity, a sci-fi noir thriller from director Jacob Gentry.
The Wolfpack won Best Picture in the International Competition of the 2015 edition of the Santiago Festival Internacional de Cine (SANFIC).
Sean Baker’s Tangerine wins the Forum of Independents Award at long-running Central European film festival.
The Wolfpack wins Best Documentary Feature Film at the 69th Edinburgh International Film Festival.
Sean Baker’s comedy has gone in France (ARP Selection), UK (Metrodome), Australia (Rialto), South Korea (Mirovision), Taiwan (Double Edge) and Portugal (Films4You).
Magnolia Pictures has scooped up worldwide rights to the documentary The Wolfpack.
Magnolia and Participant Media have teamed to nab rights to documentary Best of Enemies, a look at the TV debates between William F. Buckley and Gore Vidal, for high six figures.
Magnolia Pictures bought world rights on Tangerine, the pic directed by Sean Baker that premiered in the NEXT section of the Sundance Film Festival last Friday.
In one of the first deals at the Sundance Film Festival, Magnolia Pictures has acquired world rights to the comedy Results, ahead of its Jan. 27 world premiere at the festival.
Distributor Magnolia Pictures International has inked deals in Australia, Canada and the UK for Albert Maysles’ fashion documentary Iris.