Posts Categorized: Film/TV News

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 Takes Home SXSW Best Doc Winner “The Work”


It’s been a month since our film team was down in Austin but the sun hasn’t set on SXSW: The Orchard and TOPIC have acquired the North American rights to the festival’s Grand Jury Prize winner for Best Documentary, The Work. The film is slated to hit theaters this fall. America’s prison system has long been controversial, but one… 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 »