Trailer and Poster released for The Heiresses

July 23, 2018Thunderbird Releasing

Zehra Phelan/ HeyUGuys Thunderbird Releasing has dropped the trailer and official poster for Marcelo Martinessi’s The Heiresses. Written and directed by Paraguayan filmmaker Marcelo Martinessi, the film premiered in competition at the Berlin International Film Festival winning Silver Bear for Best Actress and the Alfred Bauer (Silver Bear) and FIPRESCI prizes for Best Film. The film … Read More

US outfit Fun Academy to move into UK distribution with ‘Sgt Stubby: An Unlikely Hero’

July 12, 2018Thunderbird Releasing

Geoffrey Macnab/ Screendaily  US-based educational entertainment company Fun Academy is moving into UK theatrical distribution with the release of the $22m computer animation Sgt. Stubby: An Unlikely Hero later this year.   The prodution and distribution outfit  is partnering with Jade Films, the company owned and founded by Dave Woodward, also the head of theatrical sales at UK … Read More

André Leon Talley Bio-Doc ‘The Gospel According To André’ Lands UK Deal With Thunderbird Releasing

May 31, 2018Thunderbird Releasing

Andreas Wiseman/ Deadline EXCLUSIVE: Thunderbird Releasing has picked up UK rights to fashion bio-doc The Gospel According To André from Magnolia Pictures. The deal was negotiated by Edward Fletcher, Managing Director of Thunderbird Releasing, and Lorna Lee Torres, Head of International Sales at Magnolia Pictures. Directed by Kate Novack, the Toronto 2017 doc explores the life and career of fashion … Read More

NEWS Cannes Palme d’Or winner ‘Shoplifters’ scores UK deal (exclusive)

May 23, 2018Thunderbird Releasing

Tom Grater/ Screen Daily  Hirokazu Kore-eda’s family drama Shoplifters, winner of Cannes Film Festival’s prestigious Palme d’Or this year, has landed a UK distribution deal with Thunderbird Releasing. Kore-eda’s seventh film to screen at Cannes beat Spike Lee’s BlacKkKlansman, Pawel Pawlikowski’s Cold War and Lee Chang-dong’s Burning to take the top honour from Cannes’ main competition this year. Starring Sakura Ando and … Read More

Christophe Honoré’s ‘Sorry Angel’ lands UK deal with Thunderbird Releasing (exclusive)

May 16, 2018Thunderbird Releasing

Ben Dalton/ ScreenDaily Thunderbird Releasing has acquired Christophe Honoré’s romantic drama Sorry Angel for the UK, following its premiere in Competition at the Cannes Film Festival. The film, set in 1993, stars Pierre Deladonchamps and Vincent Lacoste, and follows the burgeoning relationship between Jacques, a 39 year old writer living in Paris, and Arthur, a student from Brittany. The deal was … Read More

UK trailer for Michel Hazanavicius’ Jean-Luc Godard film Redoubtable

May 6, 2018Thunderbird Releasing

Gary Collinson/ Flickering Myth With the film set to open in UK cinemas this coming Friday, Thunderbird Releasing has unveiled a new trailer for Redoubtable, the latest offering from Oscar-nominated filmmaker Michel Hazanavicius (The Artist). Redoubtable  follows iconic French New Wave director Jean-Luc Godard (Louis Garrel) the leading filmmaker of his generation. He’s shooting La Chinoise with … Read More

Leo Award Nominees 2018

April 30, 2018Entanglement, General, Great Pacific Media, Heavy Rescue: 401, Highway Thru Hell, I Am Heath Ledger, Industry News, Kim's Convenience, Never Steady, Never Still, Save My Reno, Somewhere Between, Thunderbird Releasing, Worst to First

The Thunderbird Group received 32 Leo Award Nominations this morning in 26 different categories. All Thunderbird nominees are listed below. Congratulations to all the nominees! “Through a system of peer adjudication, with final ballot tabulation by Ernst & Young Chartered Accountants, we are pleased to confirm the following 2018 Leo Award Recipients. We would like … Read More

UK Trailer Arrives For ‘Racer And The Jailbird’ Starring Matthias Schoenaerts and Adèle Exarchopoulos

April 24, 2018Thunderbird Releasing

Paul Heath/ The Hollywood News Thunderbird Releasing has just released the first UK trailer for Racer and the Jailbird, the upcoming movie starring Matthias Schoenaerts and Adèle Exarchopoulos. Directed by Michaël R. Roskam (Bullhead, The Drop), Racer and the Jailbird is a fast-paced, high octane thriller set against the backdrop of a brutal crime gang in Brussels. When … Read More

Heartland, In Plainview, Calgary’s Spotlight Productions among top nominees for Alberta Film and Television Awards

April 17, 2018Kim's Convenience, Thunderbird Releasing

Eric Volmers/ Calgary Herald  Finalists for the awards, dubbed the Rosies, were announced Tuesday afternoon. The award show will be held May 12 at the Hyatt Regency in Calgary. Shaun Johnston is up for best performance by an Alberta actor for playing Jack Bartlett in Heartland. Interestingly, this pits him against himself not once but … Read More