Posts Categorized: Film/TV News

The Orchard Takes Home “Trophy”


The 2017 Sundance Film Festival is underway in Park City and we’ve roped in a winner. The Orchard and CNN have acquired North American rights to Shaul Schwarz and Christina Clusiau‘s hard-hitting big-game documentary, Trophy.  Trophy is an ambitious, multidimensional look into the controversial relationship between those that profit from the wild and those that aim to protect it. As… Read more »

The Orchard Gets Involved In “Monkey Business”


If you were curious about The Orchard’s 2017 film slate, just wait until you hear this: We’ve acquired worldwide rights to documentary Monkey Business: The Adventures of Curious George’s Creators.  From director Ema Ryan Yamazaki and narrated by Sam Waterston (Law & Order, The Killing Fields), Monkey Business traces the colorful story of Curious George authors/illustrators Hans and Margret Rey. When… Read more »

Around The World with ‘The Music of Strangers’


Shortly before the Toronto International Film Festival in 2015, The Orchard acquired international rights to The Music of Strangers: Yo-Yo Ma & The Silk Road Ensemble. This was the first film we took on and went door-to-door with overseas theatrical distribution. We spent the year selling the film to local distributors in foreign territories. The… Read more »

The Orchard & Jeff Deutchman Want Your Vote on “11/8/16″


Although you’ve probably been hearing this a lot recently, we mean it when we say: Election Day 2016 just got way more interesting. The Orchard is teaming up with producer Jeff Deutchman to bring you 11/8/16, a documentary that follows the Election Day experience for individuals of all walks of life, all across America. We’ll be documenting this historic… Read more »