Posts Categorized: Film/TV News

The Orchard Lifts Bart Layton’s “American Animals” From Sundance 2018


The Orchard’s film phenoms stormed into Sundance once again this January, teaming up with MoviePass Ventures to capture the North American rights to Bart Layton’s American Animals. The film premiered in the competitive Sundance landscape and received rave reviews from Variety, Deadline, The Hollywood Reporter and more. American Animals is based on the true story of an attempt made by four young… Read more »

Exorcise Your Demons With William Friedkin’s “The Devil & Father Amorth”


For all of those who love a good head-spinning horror film, this one’s for you: The Orchard has acquired worldwide rights to Academy Award winning director William Friedkin’s The Devil & Father Amorth. The highly anticipated documentary is slated for a theatrical release in on April 20th followed by a worldwide digital release. If Friedkin’s name rings a bell (or sends… Read more »

On The Prowl: Genre Film Festivals


Genre film festivals have become increasingly important within the indie and blockbuster space in recent years. With the premiere of Trey Edward Schultz’, It Comes At Night, at the Overlook Film Festival last year and the numerous premieres at Fantastic Fest in Austin and Sitges International Film Festival in Spain, genre film festivals have become unusual and surprising stomping grounds… Read more »

The Shred Bots Premiere New Film ‘R3Boot’


Shred Bots are back!  It’s been two years since their last film release, but that didn’t stop the crew from filming at every turn. R3Boot captures the pure essence of what the Shred Bots are all about which was echoed in the world premiere. A massive crowd of snowboarders and media descended upon the Summit Music… Read more »

Welcome, Mike M.!


Introducing Mike Milizzo, Video Engineer, Film My name is Michael Milizzo, but you can call me Mike. I recently joined The Orchard as a Video Engineer in the Film department. I graduated from NYU with a BFA in film/television and the dream of becoming a studio executive. Nevertheless, my first job out of school was Story Assistant… Read more »