Arclight Films, one of the world’s premiere independent film sales companies, with offices in Los Angeles, Sydney, Hong Kong and Toronto announces their 2012 MIPTV Lineup that includes Oscar Wilde’s SALOMÉ directed by and starring Al Pacino and featuring Jessica Chastain (THE HELP), THE POWER OF FEW starring Christopher Walken, Christian Slater (now starring in the new FOX series BREAKING IN) and Q’orianka Kilcher. Arclight Films encompasses one of the most diverse libraries of genre films in the industry.
MIPTV premieres include 33 POSTCARDS, THE POWER OF FEW and supernatural thriller SHADOW PEOPLE from the producer of CAPOTE.
The ever-expanding business, Arclight Films is now in its tenth year, offering a dynamic roster of films that span three divisions: Arclight Films, the parent company, Darclight, specializing in edgy genre-driven feature films, and Easternlight, with the largest offering of Asian Feature Films of any non Asian-based indie film label in the world. Easternlight recently sold THE ASSASSINS, starring Chow Yun Fat, to Well Go USA in the days leading up to Hong Kong Filmart.
“MIPTV is recognized in the industry as a world class leader, showcasing new projects in every genre for all platforms” said Clay Epstein, newly appointed VP of Sales and Acquisitions for Arclight Films. “Arclight Films’ wide-ranging slate reflects the very heart of this market,” he continued.
Below are highlights of the 2012 Arclight Films MIPTV lineup.
Arclight Films Lineup
Including but not limited to: THE POWER OF FEW starring Christopher Walken, Christian Slater and Q’orianka Kilcher, WILD SALOMÉ directed by and starring Al Pacino, and Jessica Chastain 33 POSTCARDS starring Guy Pearce, and HEARTBEAT AWAY starring Isabel Lucas and BREAKAWAY with Vinay Virmani, Russell Peters and Rob Lowe.
SHADOW PEOPLE (Supernatural Thriller) produced by Michael Ohoven (COPOTE, THE DEVIL’S REJECTS) featuring Alison Eastwood (MIDNIGHT IN THE GARDEN OF GOOD AND EVIL, TIGHTROPE), Dallas Roberts (3:10 TO YUMA, WALK THE LINE), PANIC AT ROCK ISLAND (Disaster Thriller) starring Grant Bowler and Vince Colosimo, ALTITUDE (Disaster Thriller) with Jessica Lowndes, Juliana Guill and Ryan Donowho UNREQUITED (Psychological Thriller) with Michael Welch, Sarah Habel and David Keith, CAUGHT INSIDE (Psychological Thriller) with Ben Oxenbould, Daisy Betts, Sam Lyndon and Simon Lyndon SCARY OR DIE (Horror) with Corbin Bleu, Bill Oberst Jr, Domiziano Arcangeli, Nicole Moore, Alexandra Choi and BEREAVEMENT (Horror Thriller) with Michael Belhn, Alexandra Daddario, and Peyton List.
“We’re thrilled to have the ability to offer such high quality films by legendary and award-winning filmmakers as well as giving up-and-comers a platform to showcase their work,” said Gary Hamilton, CEO of Arclight Films. “The market is always evolving and we are right there with it.”
About Arclight Films
Arclight Films is one of the world’s leading international sales companies for theatrical, television and home video and is celebrating its tenth year in business. Arclight Films has sold over 130 motion pictures including the 2004 Best Picture Oscar® winner CRASH, and 2007 Golden Globe® Best Picture Nominee BOBBY.
Arclight Films additionally encompasses subsidiary labels Darclight Films, the edgy genre-driven division of the company whose films include the worldwide horror hit WOLF CREEK (2005) and the current slate that includes 3D shark action thriller BAIT and Easternlight, a specialty arm showcasing Asian cinema with the largest film library of any non Asian-based indie film label. Films sold under the Easternlight banner include the worldwide blockbuster FORBIDDEN KINGDOM (2008) starring Jackie Chan and Jet Li, 14 BLADES (2010) starring Donnie Yen, legendary auteur Chen Kaige’s SACRIFICE (2011) a live action adaptation of the world –
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