Overture Films, Paramount Vantage and Paramount Pictures International announced that they have signed a comprehensive global distribution deal. As part of the deal, Overture will have access to Vantage's new international sales division as well as to Paramount Picture International's distribution arm. The new deal complements the domestic organization Overture Films is currently assembling.
The announcement was jointly made by Overture's CEO Chris McGurk, COO Danny Rosett, president of worldwide marketing, distribution and new media Peter Adee, Paramount Vantage's president John Lester, co-president Nick Meyer, and Paramount Pictures International president Andrew Cripps.
"Our goal has been to aggressively expand our international operations," commented Meyer. "A partnership with a great company like Overture helps us to grow our business at a faster rate with terrific product." [Peter Knegt]