Peace Arch joins Alliance

Distrib will deal with feature slate in Canada, U.K.

TORONTO — Peace Arch Entertainment has signed a deal under which Alliance Atlantis will handle distribution of its feature slate in Canada, the U.K. and Spain.

Toronto-based Peace Arch’s recent titles include “The Keeper,” “Hollywood Flies” and “Our Fathers.”

“Peace Arch is well positioned to assume a leading role as a supplier of top-quality independent feature film productions to the worldwide market,” Alliance Atlantis Motion Picture Distribution prexy Patrice Theroux said.

The Motion Picture Distribution Group is an income trust 49% owned by Toronto’s Alliance Atlantis Communications. That unit will release the Peace Arch slate through subsids Odeon in Canada, Momentum in the U.K. and Aurum in Spain.

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