Posts Tagged: film acquisition

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 »

The Orchard Walks Down Yo-Yo Ma’s “Silk Road”


If you’re in Toronto right now, you know the TIFF competition (that’d be Toronto International Film Festival) is already getting tough. Or shall we say… stiff. Some incredible films are making their rounds, getting bought up in a hot flash and sending excited movie-goers into a frenzy. One such film is the acclaimed documentary making its… Read more »

Sundance Special: We Get Swingin’ With “The Overnight”


Sundance, we have arrived! And in a very big way. Just last night, we nabbed rights to The Overnight in Park City, UT on the 4th day of the Festival. It’s a steamy, sexy comedy that already created sparks on Sundance’s red carpet, and after some intense bidding rounds, we secured it for distribution in North America…. Read more »