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iW NEWS UPDATE | Distributors United For "Were The World Mine"

By Indiewire | Indiewire September 9, 2008 at 1:05AM

Wolfe Releasing, Logo and PS Classics have partnered in the acquisition of Tom Gustafson's "Were The World Mine." Distribution of the film is to be divided up with Wolfe handling DVD release and all digital rights that are extensions of home entertainment. Logo will have broadcast rights along with Internet and broadband rights for the channel and its networks. "From the beginning, this film has been a labor of love for my partner Cory Krueckeberg and myself," said Gustafson in a statement. "As the market shifted, we realized that not only did we need to provide a quick and complete return to our investors, but we needed to retain more control over the future of the film by dividing up the distribution in this unique way." Written by Gustafson and Cory Krueckeberg, "Mine" has played at dozens of festivals, and won 13 awards. Set against the backdrop of a high school production of "A Mid Summer Night's Dream", "Mine" follows a young man who finds the magic ability to turn people gays. The film's soundtrack will be released by label PS Classics and distributed worldwide by Image Entertainment. The film will also independently distributed theatrically. indieWIRE profiled the film earlier this year. [Peter Knegt]
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Wolfe Releasing, Logo and PS Classics have partnered in the acquisition of Tom Gustafson's "Were The World Mine." Distribution of the film is to be divided up with Wolfe handling DVD release and all digital rights that are extensions of home entertainment. Logo will have broadcast rights along with Internet and broadband rights for the channel and its networks. "From the beginning, this film has been a labor of love for my partner Cory Krueckeberg and myself," said Gustafson in a statement. "As the market shifted, we realized that not only did we need to provide a quick and complete return to our investors, but we needed to retain more control over the future of the film by dividing up the distribution in this unique way." Written by Gustafson and Cory Krueckeberg, "Mine" has played at dozens of festivals, and won 13 awards. Set against the backdrop of a high school production of "A Mid Summer Night's Dream", "Mine" follows a young man who finds the magic ability to turn people gays. The film's soundtrack will be released by label PS Classics and distributed worldwide by Image Entertainment. The film will also independently distributed theatrically. indieWIRE profiled the film earlier this year. [Peter Knegt]

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