Anchor Bay Entertainment (ABE), a leading distributor of independent feature films and home entertainment product, recently announced a new three-year
agreement with Gravitas Ventures, a leading distributor of independent cinema.
The output deal gives ABE North American Blu-ray and DVD distribution rights to 36 titles, 12 per year, from Gravitas Ventures through 2017. Among the
first releases included in the agreement are acclaimed films “Manny,” a Manny Pacquiao documentary, “Always Woodstock,” starring Ryan Guzman,
Brittany Snow and Katey Sagal, and “Lovesick,” starring Matt LeBlanc, Ali Larter and Chevy Chase.
“Gravitas Ventures is an extraordinarily innovative company with an outstanding array of independent content,” said Bill Clark, President of Anchor Bay
Entertainment. “This is a very exciting partnership and we are committed to expanding the audience for their films in the home entertainment marketplace.”
“Anchor Bay Entertainment’s first-rate relationships with retailers, as well as their inventive and customized marketing programs make them an ideal
partner for us,” said Nolan Gallagher, CEO and Founder of Gravitas Ventures. “We look forward to a long and productive relationship.”
More on Gravitas Ventures
Gravitas Ventures is a leading all rights distributor of independent cinema. Founded in 2006, Gravitas connects independent filmmakers and producers with
distribution opportunities across the globe. Recent releases include “Ping Pong Summer” with Susan Sarandon, “The Longest Week” starring Jason Bateman and
Olivia Wilde, “Felony” starring Joel Edgerton, “Backstreet Boys: Show’Em What You’re Made Of” and Spike Lee’s “Da Sweet Blood of Jesus.” For more information,
please check out www.gravitasventures.com
More on Anchor Bay Entertainment
Anchor Bay Entertainment is a leading independent home entertainment company celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2015. Anchor Bay acquires and releases a
wide array of filmed entertainment in the theatrical and home entertainment markets, including STARZ Original series, children’s entertainment, fitness
(Anchor Bay Fitness), sports and specialty films on Blu-ray™ and DVD formats. The company has long-term distribution agreements in place for select
programming with The Weinstein Company, AMC Networks and RADiUS, among others. Headquartered in Beverly Hills, CA, Anchor Bay Entertainment ( www.anchorbayentertainment.com) is a full service distributor in the
North American market. Anchor Bay Entertainment is a Starz (NASDAQ: STRZA, STRZB) business, www.starz.com.