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iW NEWS | "Milton Glaser" For Arthouse

Indiewire By Indiewire | Indiewire July 31, 2008 at 12:30PM

Arthouse Films announced that it has acquired the Worldwide rights to the Wendy Key's documentary, "Milton Glaser: To Inform and Delight." Glaser was best known for co-founding New York Magazine and for his iconic poster designs. "We are thrilled to work with the filmmakers on this release," said Arthouse Films' Lily Bright and David Koh in a joint statement. "Milton Glaser's designs are recognizable worldwide and now audiences will have a chance to see the wit, intelligence and generosity of the man behind the iconic work." Arthouse Films plans a theatrical release next year followed by a DVD release on its label. Arthouse Films will also distribute through its output deals with Mongrel Media in Canada, Revolver Entertainment in the UK, Madman Entertainment in Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa, and Apple's iTunes. The deal was negotiated by David Koh and Lilly Bright, on behalf of Arthouse Films and Curiously Bright Entertainment, along with film producer Leon Falk and Wendy Keys, on behalf of the Producers and Checkerboard Films. [Peter Knegt]
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Arthouse Films announced that it has acquired the Worldwide rights to the Wendy Key's documentary, "Milton Glaser: To Inform and Delight." Glaser was best known for co-founding New York Magazine and for his iconic poster designs. "We are thrilled to work with the filmmakers on this release," said Arthouse Films' Lily Bright and David Koh in a joint statement. "Milton Glaser's designs are recognizable worldwide and now audiences will have a chance to see the wit, intelligence and generosity of the man behind the iconic work." Arthouse Films plans a theatrical release next year followed by a DVD release on its label. Arthouse Films will also distribute through its output deals with Mongrel Media in Canada, Revolver Entertainment in the UK, Madman Entertainment in Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa, and Apple's iTunes. The deal was negotiated by David Koh and Lilly Bright, on behalf of Arthouse Films and Curiously Bright Entertainment, along with film producer Leon Falk and Wendy Keys, on behalf of the Producers and Checkerboard Films. [Peter Knegt]

This article is related to: Documentary, Acquisitions