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Updated Toronto 2012 Round-Up: Full List of Acquisitions, Plus Sales Agents From CAA, UTA, WME, ICM Weigh In


BY DISTRIBUTOR

A24

  • “Ginger and Rosa” — directed and written by Sally Potter — U.S. rights (Cinetic Media)

Anchor Bay Films

  • “Jayne Mansfield’s Car”— directed by Billy Bob Thornton, written by Tom Epperson and Thornton — North American and UK rights (WME Global)
  • The Lords of Salem”— directed and written by Rob Zombie — U.S. rights (Submarine Entertainment, Alliance Films)

Cinedigm Entertainment Group

  • “Come Out and Play” (“Juego De Niños”)— directed and written by Makinov — U.S. rights (Cinetic Media)
  • “Love, Marilyn”— directed and written by Liz Garbus — DVD/VOD/digital rights (Submarine Entertainment)

The Cinema Guild

  • “Leviathan”— directed by Lucien Castaing-Taylor and Véréna Paravel — U.S. rights

Dimension Films

  • “Aftershock”— directed by Nicolás López, written by Guillermo Amodeo, Eli Roth and López — U.S. rights (CAA)

Entertainment One

  • “Passion” — directed and written by Brian De Palma — N.A. rights (ICM Partners / SBS Productions)

Film Movement

  • “Three Worlds”— directed by Catherine Corsini, written by Benoît Graffin and Corsini — U.S. and Canadian rights (Pyramide International)

First Run Features

  • The End of Time”— directed and written by Peter Mettler — U.S. rights (National Film Board of Canada)

Focus Features

  • “The Place Beyond the Pines”— directed by Derek Cianfrance, written by Ben Coccio, Darius Marder and Cianfrance — U.S. rights (WME Global, CAA)

HBO

  • “Casting By”— directed by Tom Donahue — U.S. TV rights (Submarine Entertainment)
  • “Love, Marilyn”— directed and written by Liz Garbus — U.S. TV rights (Submarine Entertainment)

IFC Films

  • “Byzantium” — directed by Neil Jordan, written by Moira Buffini — U.S. rights (WME Global, CAA)
  • “Frances Ha”— directed by Noah Baumbach, written by Greta Gerwig and Baumbach — North and Latin American rights (UTA Independent Film Group)
  • “Inescapable” — directed and written by Ruba Nadda — U.S. rights (The Gersh Agency)
  • “The Reluctant Fundamentalist” — directed by Mira Nair, written by Mohsin Hamid, William Wheeler and Ami Boghani — North American rights (Cinetic Media)

Lionsgate / Roadside Attractions

  • “Imogene”— directed by Shari Springer Berman and Robert Pulcini, written by Michelle Morgan — U.S. rights (UTA Independent Film Group)
  • “Much Ado About Nothing” — directed and written by Joss Whedon — North American rights (CAA)
  • “Thanks for Sharing”— directed by Stuart Blumberg, written by Matt Winston and Blumberg — U.S. rights (WME Global, UTA Independent Film Group)

Magnolia Pictures / Magnet Releasing

  • “The Brass Teapot”— directed by Ramaa Mosley, written by Tim Macy — North American rights (The Gersh Agency)
  • “Here Comes the Devil — directed and written by Adrian Garcia Bogliano — N.A. rights (Submarine Entertainment)
  • “No Place on Earth” — directed by Janet Tobias, written by Paul Laikin and Tobias — U.S. rights (Submarine Entertainment)
  • “To the Wonder”— directed and written by Terrence Malick — U.S. rights (CAA)

Millennium Entertainment

  • “What Maisie Knew” — directed by Scott McGehee and David Siegel, written by Carroll Cartwright and Nancy Doyne —U.S. rights (WME Global)
  • “Writers”— directed and written by Josh Boone — U.S. rights (CAA)

MPI Pictures

  • “Therese Desqueyroux”— directed by Claude Miller, written by Natalie Carter and Miller — U.S. rights

Outsource Media Group

  • “Great Expectations”— directed by Mike Newell, written by David Nicholls — North American rights (HanWay Films)

Paladin and 108 Media

  • “The We and the I”— directed by Michel Gondry, written by Jeffrey Grimshaw, Paul Proch and Gondry — North American rights (WME Global)

Roadside Attractions (see also Lionsgate)

  • “Emperor” — directed by Peter Webber, written by David Klass and Vera Blasi —U.S. rights (CAA)
  • “Stories We Tell”— directed and written by Sarah Polley — U.S. rights (National Film Board of Canada)

Samuel Goldwyn Films

  • “Still”— directed and written by Michael McGowan — U.S. rights (Paradigm)

Sony Pictures Classics

  • “The Patience Stone” — directed by Atiq Rahimi, written by Jean-Claude Carrière and Rahimi —U.S. rights (Le Pacte)
  • “Wadjda”— directed and written by Haifaa Al-Mansour —North American rights (UTA Independent Film Group)

Strand Releasing

  • “Paradise: Love,” plus the other two films in the trilogy — directed by Ulrich Seidl, written by Veronika Franzand Seidl — U.S. rights
  • “White Elephant”— directed by Pablo Trapero, written by Alejandro Fadel, Martín Mauregui, Santiago Mitre and Trapero — U.S. rights (Wild Bunch)

Tribeca Film

  • “How to Make Money Selling Drugs” — directed and written by Matthew Cooke —U.S. rights (ICM partners, Larry Kopeikin)

Well Go USA

  • “Dangerous Liaisons”— directed by Hur Jin-Ho, written by Geling Yan — North American rights

XLrator Media

  • “Thale”— directed and written by Aleksander L. Nordaas — U.S. rights (XYZ Films)
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