'Stone Roses' doc, 'Catch' among seven pics it's repping
LONDON — Altitude Film Entertainment has unveiled a slew of international sales and added two pics to its five-film slate on the eve of the European Film Market in Berlin, which kicks off Feb. 7.The U.K.-based production, financing and sales outfit will rep Shane Meadows’ documentary “The Stone Roses: Made of Stone” and “Catch Me Daddy,” the feature debut of musicvideo and commercials helmer Daniel Wolfe. Meadows had unprecedented access to The Stone Roses last year and doc will feature the only official footage of the band’s worldwide “Reunion Tour.” The doc, currently in post, is produced by Mark Herbert for Warp Films and was fully financed by Film4. Revolver Entertainment will release in Blighty. Altitude is handling worldwide sales. “Catch Me Daddy,” which will lense in March, is a thriller about a couple on the run, produced by Mike Elliott of Emu Films. The film is co-developed and financed by Film4 and the BFI Film Fund with support from LipSync and regional agency Screen Yorkshire. Altitude is handling international sales. StudioCanal will distrib in Blighty. Altitude, which was launched in May by Will Clarke, Andy Mayson and Mike Runagall, also announced 32 international sales deals for four titles it presented at the American Film Market in fall. Corin Hardy’s “The Good People” has sold to eOne-Momentum for Blighty, Cinemania (former Yugoslavia), Phars (Middle East), Multivision (Singapore, Philippines), Suraya (Malaysia) and Queen (Indonesia). “Kill Your Friends,” helmed by Owen Harris, has been bought by StudioCanal for U.K./Ireland, as well as Cinemania and Phars, and has sold airline rights to Cinesky. Helmer Jabbar Raisani “Outpost 37″ has been taken by eOne (U.K., Gaul, Germany, Austria, Scandinavia, South Africa, South Korea), CCC (Japan), Premium (CIS), Impuls (Switzerland), Multivision (Singapore, Philippines), Phars (Middle East) and Queen (Indonesia). Julius Avery’s “Son of a Gun” sold to Phars and Cinemania and added sales to Ascot Elite (Germany, Austria Switzerland), California Films (Latin America), PT Amero (Indonesia) and Penny Black Media for airlines.
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