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Orion Releasing Acquires SXSW 2014 Award Winner ‘Fort Tilden’

Orion Releasing Acquires SXSW 2014 Award Winner 'Fort Tilden'

READ MORE: SXSW Review: Why ‘Fort Tilden,’ A Satire of Privileged Young Brooklynites, Won the Grand Jury Prize

Orion Releasing, a company focused on multi-platform releases via specialized theatrical runs and premium video on demand services, has acquired U.S. distribution rights to “Fort Tilden.”

Written and directed by Sarah-Violet Bliss and Charles Rogers, the film’s acquisition comes after a full year of acclaimed festival wins, including the Grand Jury Prize for Narrative Film at the 2014 SXSW Film Festival and the Special Jury Prize for Best Narrative Feature at the 2014 Independent Film Festival Boston. The comedy-drama was also nominated for the Audience Choice Award at the 2014 Chicago International Film Festival.

Starring Bridey Elliott and Clare McNulty as two slacker Brooklynites experiencing mishap after mishap on a journey to the beach, “Fort Tilden” will receive a theatrical and VOD release in August 2015. 

READ MORE: SXSW Women Directors: Meet Sarah-Violet Bliss

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