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Sundance Channel gets 13 Palm films

'Bunny,' 'Eye,' 'Evil' among titles under deal

Sundance Channel has acquired 13 titles from indie distrib Palm Pictures.

Pact encompasses U.S. TV rights to all of Palm’s 2003 releases as well as a handful of ’04 titles. Slate includes Sundance special jury winner “How to Draw a Bunny,” horror pic “The Eye” and upcoming New York Film Festival selection “The Flower of Evil.”

In the case of music doc “Tom Dowd & the Language of Music,” pic will air on Sundance as part of channel’s “Hi Fi Fridays” series before hitting theaters.

“This is a great vote of confidence for us in assembling our slate as we move ahead and increase the volume of our releases,” said David Koh, Palm’s head of acquisitions and production.

Deal was brokered by Koh along with Showtime/Sundance director of acquisitions Larry Greenberg and Rand Stoll of Lions Gate Entertainment. (Latter handles TV sales for Palm.)

Upcoming Palm titles include thriller “Demonlover” and Venice honoree “Springtime in a Small Town.”