Posts Tagged: film distribution

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 »

The Orchard Takes Home Quirky Comedy “Carrie Pilby”


The Orchard is proud to introduce another critically acclaimed addition to the early 2017 line-up, the coming-of-age comedy Carrie Pilby. Based on Caren Lissner‘s internationally best-selling novel of the same name, the film stars Bel Powley, Nathan Lane, Vanessa Bayer & more. The film follows an 18-year-old Harvard grad named Carrie Pilby (Powley) that cannot find much reason to leave… Read more »

The Orchard Announces Industry’s First Full Film Projections & Transparency Tool


“When do I recoup?” If you’re an independent filmmaker or producer, you know this refrain well and you know how difficult it can be to get a clear answer. As the film distribution landscape has undergone rapid changes in recent years with the advent of digital technologies, there has a been an industry-wide call for transparency… Read more »

“Preservation:” Kill, Or Be Killed


The typical hunting trip usually entails a leisurely retreat to the woods, a bit of an escape from the hunter’s nine-to-five either as a solo expedition or with friends. But in Christopher Denham’s (you know him from Shutter Island and Argo) latest project, Preservation, the writer/director toys with that hunter vs. hunted concept to create a nail-biting thriller…. Read more »