Posts By: Chris Calabrese

The Orchard Finds Love in Cannes With Pablo Larraín’s “Neruda”


We’re excited to announce that we’ve snagged our first Cannes film of 2016 with director Pablo Larraín‘s Neruda. The film, a bio-drama about famed poet Pablo Neruda, just premiered at the coveted Directors’ Fortnight section of the Cannes Film Festival in France, immediately earning critical acclaim. The Orchard has acquired all North American distribution rights from… Read more »

The Duplass Brothers & The Orchard Brighten Things Up with “Rainbow Time”


The ever-proficient Duplass brothers and The Orchard are teaming up once again for the release of the brothers’ 2016 SXSW premiere, Rainbow Time. After closing The Overnight at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival and later signing a seven-film output deal with The Orchard, producers Mark and Jay Duplass and are now entrusting us with this funny yet moving drama, which… Read more »

The Orchard Acquires Dark Comedy Homecoming “Donald Cried”


The Orchard found love in Austin once again, picking up 2016 SXSW competition contender Donald Cried, a dark comedy by writer/director Kris Avedisian. Written by Avedisian, Jesse Wakeman and Kyle Espeleta and produced by Electric Chinoland’s Kyle Martin, the film showed at the New Directors/New Films showcase before being chosen for the IFP labs at SXSW. The team… Read more »