Posts Tagged: Sundance

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 »

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 »

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 Orchard Takes Home Sundance Grand Jury Prize Winning Doc “Dina”


Although the curtain has closed on Utah’s 2017 Sundance film festival, the show is not over for us. This week, The Orchard acquired Dan Sickles and Antonio Santini’s critically acclaimed documentary Dina, the U.S. Grand Jury Prize winner for Best Documentary. Dina is an incredibly in-depth look into a complicated yet deep-rooted romance between Dina Buno and Scott Levin. Just engaged,… Read more »

The Orchard Adds Star-Studded “The Hero” to Sundance List


Our team at Sundance doesn’t sleep and their efforts continue to prove fruitful. Late Sunday night, The Orchard took on all North American rights to Brett Haley’s acclaimed drama The Hero. Lead by a strong performance from Sam Elliott, The Hero follows a washed up western film star named Lee Haden that has his life shaken by a very real off-screen… Read more »