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by Austin Dale
March 21, 2012 3:51 PM
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"Teddy Bear" Acquired By Film Movement

"Teddy Bear"

"Teddy Bear," Danish director Mads Matthiesen's debut feature, has been acquired for North American release by Film Movement. Matthiesen won the Directing Award at Sundance, and the film will next be seen at New Directors/New Films this weekend.

The film, which follows a meek Danish bodybuilder searching for love in Thailand, will be rolled out theatrically in August, followed by DVD and VOD releases.

Check out Eric Kohn's Sundance review here.


  • riksworld | June 29, 2012 8:30 AMReply

    Teddy Bear in "Ted" did great job,i like it.i am excited to watch ted....Specially Ted

  • Mark | March 21, 2012 4:48 PMReply

    Litwak Mark
    Regarding the lawsuit against Sundance (2012 Abbinante vs. Sundance H12S00037) The lawsuit alleges that Sundance is committing fraud by not returning submission fees to filmmakers whose films were not screened and evaluated by Sundance.
    However this case is closed as of 2 weeks ago and no one including Indiewire, Film Threat, Filmmaker Magazine, has reported anything about this case.

    The judge stated "if you can not prove Sundance is not watching at least 30 seconds of each and every film submitted, then you can not prove fraud."

    Adam Montgomery and Sundance has basically went on record to state that "They don't have any legal obligation to watch the 12,000 submissions each year, ( totals app. 600,000.00 $) and filmmakers are not aware of this and no one reports this?

    Something is seriously wrong here? All filmmakers are encouraged to go to

    You also must know about without a box, submission agreement and how they are stealing all the rights to your films.