Posts Tagged: film acquisition

Reshaping The Future of Film at Cannes Film Festival


This year’s Cannes Film Festival has now come and gone; another one truly for the books. The galas have all ended and the red carpets have been rolled up, but what remains is a truly interesting landscape given what the world still reflects on as one of the greatest renowned film festivals in the world. Cannes has… Read more »

Lightening Strikes Twice At Sundance With Jeremiah Zagar’s “We The Animals”


After securing Bart Layton’s American Animals from Sundance Film Fest earlier this month, The Orchard’s film troops have won big once again, acquiring North American rights to Jeremiah Zagar’s We the Animals. Get ready, theatrical release is slated for 2018. With an impressive history in documentary film, We The Animals is the first narrative directed by Zagar. The film follows a family… Read more »

No One Cannes Like The Orchard Can: Kings, BPM & More


Wrapping up Festival de Cannes, The Orchard film team has has scored some amazing wins. Now with three acquisitions underway we have now gained Kings and BPM (120 Battements Par Minute), in addition to Under The Eiffel Tower. Written and directed by BAFTA-nominee Deniz Gamze Erguven (Mustang), The Orchard has acquired all North American rights to Kings, starring Halle Berry and Daniel Craig…. Read more »

The Orchard Acquires “Under The Eiffel Tower” At Cannes


What’s more fitting than acquiring a French-themed film during Festival de Cannes? The Orchard is excited to acquire worldwide rights to Archie Borders’ Under The Eiffel Tower.  Written by Borders and David Henry, Under The Eiffel Tower stars Matt Walsh (Veep) as Stuart, a salesman struggling through a mid-life crisis. In his search of fulfillment, Stuart finds himself on a… Read more »

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 »