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Katapult Acquires non-North American Rights to Sundance Doc "TV Junkie"

Indiewire By Indiewire | Indiewire January 28, 2006 at 9:37AM

Foreign sales rep Katapult has purchased the worldwide rights excluding North America for producer/co-director Michael Cain and editor/co-director Matt Radecki's Sundance competition documentary "TV Junkie." ICM is co-repping the documentary with Josh Braun of Submarine Entertainment and Roger Kass of Ring the Jing Entertainment Ltd. and are in discussions for theatrical distributors for the North American theatrical rights. Thomas Mai negotiated on behalf of Katapult. "TV Junkie" is a portrait of Rick Kirkham and his struggles to balance his personal life as a father and husband with his career as a professional journalist, while dealing with a severe crack and cocaine addiction. Los Angeles-based Katapult is a partnership between Thomas Mai and producer Joni Sighvatsson. [Brian Brooks]
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Foreign sales rep Katapult has purchased the worldwide rights excluding North America for producer/co-director Michael Cain and editor/co-director Matt Radecki's Sundance competition documentary "TV Junkie." ICM is co-repping the documentary with Josh Braun of Submarine Entertainment and Roger Kass of Ring the Jing Entertainment Ltd. and are in discussions for theatrical distributors for the North American theatrical rights. Thomas Mai negotiated on behalf of Katapult. "TV Junkie" is a portrait of Rick Kirkham and his struggles to balance his personal life as a father and husband with his career as a professional journalist, while dealing with a severe crack and cocaine addiction. Los Angeles-based Katapult is a partnership between Thomas Mai and producer Joni Sighvatsson. [Brian Brooks]

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