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iW NEWS | Visit Acquires "Baghead," "Half-Life"

Indiewire By Indiewire | Indiewire October 7, 2008 at 6:19AM

The international rights to both Mark and Jay Duplass' "Baghead" and Jennifer Phang's "Half-Life" have been acquired by Visit Films. Both films premiered at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival. Horror/comedy "Baghead" will have its international premiere at the upcoming Rome International Film Festival while sci-fi family drama "Half-Life" will premiere as the only US film in competition at the Tokyo International Film Festival. ""We have been following these films since their first screenings in Sundance as we were so impressed by their ability to bend genres and maintain a wonderful sense of integrity," Visit Films partner Ryan Kampe said in a statement. Visit Films will be commencing sales on both films at the upcoming American Film Market. [Peter Knegt]
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The international rights to both Mark and Jay Duplass' "Baghead" and Jennifer Phang's "Half-Life" have been acquired by Visit Films. Both films premiered at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival. Horror/comedy "Baghead" will have its international premiere at the upcoming Rome International Film Festival while sci-fi family drama "Half-Life" will premiere as the only US film in competition at the Tokyo International Film Festival. ""We have been following these films since their first screenings in Sundance as we were so impressed by their ability to bend genres and maintain a wonderful sense of integrity," Visit Films partner Ryan Kampe said in a statement. Visit Films will be commencing sales on both films at the upcoming American Film Market. [Peter Knegt]

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