Oscar docu sold to multiple territories
Exclusive Media has sold international rights in multiple territories to Oscar-winning documentary feature “Undefeated.”Deals have been completed with documentary distributor Dogwoof in the U.K. and Madman Entertainment in Australia as well as with CDC in Latin America, Independent Films in Benelux, Impuls Pictures/Rialto in Switzerland, Sam Films in Iceland and United King in Israel. Additional sales were made with Cathay in Singapore, PT Amero in Indonesia, Lots Home Entertainment in Taiwan and M Pictures in Thailand. Exclusive said negotiations are currently under way with a number of remaining territories. The pic was produced by Exclusive Media’s documentary arm Spitfire Pictures and Zipper Brothers Films, in association with Level 22 and Five Smooth Stones Prods. The film opened in the U.S. on Feb. 17 through the Weinstein Co. “Undefeated” was directed by Dan Lindsay. Glen Zipper, Exclusive Media’s head of documentary features, produced the film alongside Rich Middlemas, Dan Lindsay, Seth Gordon and Ed Cunningham. Exclusive Media co-chairmen Nigel Sinclair and Guy East exec produced the film with Zipper Brothers Films president Ralph Zipper, Chris Miller, Sean Combs, Paolo Coppola, Neeraj Kohli, Michele Farinola and Jillian Longnecker. Set against the backdrop of an American football season, the coming-of-age film provides a glimpse into the lives of a group of inner-city Memphis teens and their inspirational coach.