Leading digital distributor Cinedigm has teamed up with Drafthouse Films, the distribution arm of Alamo Drafthouse Cinemas, to bring a roster of acclaimed films to a variety of on-demand platforms. The partnership is set to become effective at the top of next year, with the two working together to release films on a variety of formats that will encompass DVD/Blu-ray, broadcast television, subscription VOD, cable VOD, and digital platforms.
“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.”
The first film the two will work on in their partnership is “Cheap Thrills,” starring Ethan Embry, Pat Healy and Sara Paxton, which will receive a pre-theatrical VOD release in January before rolling out into theaters in February.