Hello operator! We are pleased to announce another SXSW acquisition with the addition of Logan Kibens‘ directorial debut, Operator. The Orchard snagged UK and North American distribution rights to the dark and timely comedy which premiered at SXSW and stars Martin Starr and Mae Whitman. Look out for a digital and on-demand release this November.
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 »
The Best, The Weird, The Most Unforgettable of SXSW 2016
Earlier this month, The Orchard made the annual trip down to Austin, Texas for SXSW 2016. From live shows to educational panels and our Texas Two-Step happy hours, the trip was one for the books. Our Orchardites hit the ground running, and per our annual tradition, here are some our most memorable experiences this year. SXSW 2017 can’t come soon… Read more »
Say Hello to a New Drowners: “On Desire” and On Point
With melodious guitar riffs, driving rhythms and smooth vocals to tie it all together, Drowners is a band on the brink of dominating the indie rock music scene. Following an extensive international tour in support of their debut album, Drowners’ follow-up record, On Desire is now available for pre-order and will be released internationally on June 24th, 2016 via Frenchkiss… Read more »
Introducing Claudia Ochoa, Client & Marketing Manager, Mexico Hi everyone! I’m Claudia Ochoa, raised and born in Mexico City. I’m really excited to have the opportunity to develop The Orchard in Mexico and to work with many different labels. I’ll tell you a little bit about myself, like a short Mexican telenovela but without all the drama! Like… Read more »