You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

Mitchell’s ”Bus’ stops for Bac

World Brief

Bac Films has acquired distrib rights in Gaul to John Cameron Mitchell’s short “Shortbus.” Pic was licensed by Hong Kong- and Amsterdam-based Fortissimo Films.

Mitchell said last year that his soph effort would feature graphic gay and straight sex scenes performed by amateur players.

Cast also features pro thesps Lee Sook-yin, Paul Dawson, Lindsay Beamish, PJ DeBoy, Raphael Barker, Jay Brannan and Peter Stickles.

Film is majority-financed by Q Television, a subscription cabler aimed at gay viewers; it went into production for 30 days starting May 9. Mitchell said he’s aiming to screen the film at next year’s Berlin Film Festival, perhaps with a sneak peek at Sundance.

More Film

  • Pete Docter Jennifer Lee

    Jennifer Lee, Pete Docter to Run Disney Animation, Pixar

    Bac Films has acquired distrib rights in Gaul to John Cameron Mitchell’s short “Shortbus.” Pic was licensed by Hong Kong- and Amsterdam-based Fortissimo Films. Mitchell said last year that his soph effort would feature graphic gay and straight sex scenes performed by amateur players. Cast also features pro thesps Lee Sook-yin, Paul Dawson, Lindsay Beamish, […]

  • Dick Delson

    Dick Delson, Longtime Hollywood Publicist, Dies at 81

    Bac Films has acquired distrib rights in Gaul to John Cameron Mitchell’s short “Shortbus.” Pic was licensed by Hong Kong- and Amsterdam-based Fortissimo Films. Mitchell said last year that his soph effort would feature graphic gay and straight sex scenes performed by amateur players. Cast also features pro thesps Lee Sook-yin, Paul Dawson, Lindsay Beamish, […]

  • Steve Levitan LA>Vegas

    Steve Levitan Flip-Flops on Decision to Leave Fox Over Child-Separation News Coverage

    Bac Films has acquired distrib rights in Gaul to John Cameron Mitchell’s short “Shortbus.” Pic was licensed by Hong Kong- and Amsterdam-based Fortissimo Films. Mitchell said last year that his soph effort would feature graphic gay and straight sex scenes performed by amateur players. Cast also features pro thesps Lee Sook-yin, Paul Dawson, Lindsay Beamish, […]

  • Travolta's 'Gotti' Fires Back at Critics

    John Travolta's 'Gotti' Fires Back at Critics After 0% Rotten Tomatoes Score

    Bac Films has acquired distrib rights in Gaul to John Cameron Mitchell’s short “Shortbus.” Pic was licensed by Hong Kong- and Amsterdam-based Fortissimo Films. Mitchell said last year that his soph effort would feature graphic gay and straight sex scenes performed by amateur players. Cast also features pro thesps Lee Sook-yin, Paul Dawson, Lindsay Beamish, […]

  • Byron Allen Strictly Business

    Strictly Business Podcast: Byron Allen Expands in TV and Film, Fights for 'Economic Inclusion'

    Bac Films has acquired distrib rights in Gaul to John Cameron Mitchell’s short “Shortbus.” Pic was licensed by Hong Kong- and Amsterdam-based Fortissimo Films. Mitchell said last year that his soph effort would feature graphic gay and straight sex scenes performed by amateur players. Cast also features pro thesps Lee Sook-yin, Paul Dawson, Lindsay Beamish, […]

  • Common, Lena Waithe

    Common, Lena Waithe Join AT&T Hello Lab's Filmmaker-Mentoring Program in Second Year

    Bac Films has acquired distrib rights in Gaul to John Cameron Mitchell’s short “Shortbus.” Pic was licensed by Hong Kong- and Amsterdam-based Fortissimo Films. Mitchell said last year that his soph effort would feature graphic gay and straight sex scenes performed by amateur players. Cast also features pro thesps Lee Sook-yin, Paul Dawson, Lindsay Beamish, […]

  • DSC00760.ARW

    Sony Takes Premium Film1 Movies Service Direct to Consumer

    Bac Films has acquired distrib rights in Gaul to John Cameron Mitchell’s short “Shortbus.” Pic was licensed by Hong Kong- and Amsterdam-based Fortissimo Films. Mitchell said last year that his soph effort would feature graphic gay and straight sex scenes performed by amateur players. Cast also features pro thesps Lee Sook-yin, Paul Dawson, Lindsay Beamish, […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content