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Sundance 2013: Complete Acquisitions Round-Up

Photo of Jay A. Fernandez By Jay A. Fernandez | Indiewire January 21, 2013 at 4:57PM

As expected, deals have begun piling up as buyers and sellers make hard decisions and best bets on what's still available from a strong program. Many more will come in the days and weeks ahead.
"The Spectacular Now"
"The Spectacular Now"

The 2013 Sundance Film Festival is officially over, and acquisitions activity was strong and steady throughout. Here’s a rundown of closed deals through the end of the festival, Jan. 27, with more on the way in the weeks and months to come.

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“jOBS” – Open Road Films, service deal only

“The Rambler” – Anchor Bay Films, rights in North America, the U.K. and Australia
XYZ Films

“The Machine Which Makes Everything Disappear” – Icarus Films, North American rights
Deckert Distribution

FRIDAY, Jan. 18

“Twenty Feet From Stardom” – RADiUS-TWC, North American rights
Submarine Entertainment


“The Summit” – Sundance Selects, North American rights
Submarine Entertainment

“History of the Eagles” – Showtime, U.S. broadcast rights
The Filmmakers

"Dirty Wars"
Sundance Selects "Dirty Wars"
SUNDAY, Jan. 20

“Dirty Wars” – Sundance Selects, North American rights
Submarine Entertainment

“Pussy Riot – A Punk Prayer” – HBO Documentary Films, U.S. TV rights
Cinetic Media

“The Look of Love” – IFC Films, North American rights
UTA Independent Film Group, Studiocanal

MONDAY, Jan. 21

“The Spectacular Now” – A24, North American rights
UTA Independent Film Group

“Don Jon’s Addiction” – Relativity, U.S. rights
WME Global and CAA

“Fruitvale” – The Weinstein Co., English-speaking rights
WME Global

“Austenland” – Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions & Sony Pictures Classics, worldwide rights
UTA Independent Film Group

“Concussion” – RADiUS-TWC, North American rights

TUESDAY, Jan. 22

“The Way, Way Back” – Fox Searchlight, North American rights

“Blackfish” – Magnolia Pictures and CNN Films, U.S. rights
Submarine Entertainment

“Toy's House” – CBS Films, North American rights
Cinetic Media

“Kill Your Darlings” – Sony Pictures Classics, U.S. rights
UTA Independent Film Group


“Lovelace” – RADiUS-TWC, U.S. rights
Millennium / Nu Image

“Prince Avalanche” – Magnolia Pictures, North American rights
Cinetic Media

“Inequality for All” – RADiUS-TWC, English-speaking rights
WME Global

“Two Mothers” – Exclusive Releasing, U.S. rights

“We Are What We Are” – Entertainment One, U.S. rights
WME Global

FRIDAY, Jan. 25

“Ain't Them Bodies Saints” – IFC Films, U.S. rights
WME Global

“S-VHS” – Magnolia Pictures, U.S. rights
WME Global, @writer730, @akstanwyck

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