Posts Tagged: film acquisition

No One Cannes Like The Orchard Can: Kings, BPM & More


Wrapping up Festival de Cannes, The Orchard film team has has scored some amazing wins. Now with three acquisitions underway we have now gained Kings and BPM (120 Battements Par Minute), in addition to Under The Eiffel Tower. Written and directed by BAFTA-nominee Deniz Gamze Erguven (Mustang), The Orchard has acquired all North American rights to Kings, starring Halle Berry and Daniel Craig…. Read more »

The Orchard Acquires “Under The Eiffel Tower” At Cannes


What’s more fitting than acquiring a French-themed film during Festival de Cannes? The Orchard is excited to acquire worldwide rights to Archie Borders’ Under The Eiffel Tower.  Written by Borders and David Henry, Under The Eiffel Tower stars Matt Walsh (Veep) as Stuart, a salesman struggling through a mid-life crisis. In his search of fulfillment, Stuart finds himself on a… Read more »

The Orchard & Joachim Trier Team Up Once Again for “Thelma”


It’s pretty obvious that The Orchard and Joachim Trier are a solid match. The pairing blossomed under Trier’s stunning Louder Than Bombs, now sparks are flying again as The Orchard has acquired the North American rights to the writer/producer’s new film Thelma.  Thelma’s protagonist is a Norwegian student (named Thelma) that moves to Oslo, Norway, where she falls for… Read more »

The Orchard Lands Raoul Peck’s ‘The Young Karl Marx’


The Orchard has acquired US distribution rights for The Young Karl Marx. The film was directed, produced and co-written by Academy Award nominee Raoul Peck. Starring August Diehl, Stefan Konarske and Vicky Krieps, The Young Karl Marx is planned for a theatrical release this fall. A historical tale of friendship and passion, the story traces the footsteps of legendary Karl… Read more »

Film Festivals: Exciting & Essential Resources


Film festival season runs from January through May, with a few outliers heading into the fall. This is the busiest and arguably most important time for the acquisitions team as the bulk of our theatrical film slate will be acquired at these events. While most of the work that goes into prepping for film festivals is the… Read more »