Distrib Films, 102 Distribution Take U.S. Rights to ‘The Heiresses’ (EXCLUSIVE)

March 27, 2018Thunderbird Releasing

John Hopewell/ Variety  Closed by Paris-based Luxbox, sale proves the large upside to an upbeat major festival reception Underscoring the benefits of a positive reception off a big festival berth, Marcelo Martinessi’s “Las Herederas” (The Heiresses), a Berlin double Silver Bear winner, has closed a U.S. distribution deal with Distrib Films US and 102 Distribution. Brooklyn-based, Distrib … Read More

Thunderbird Releasing Unveil the Trailer and Poster for Kathleen Hepburn’s NEVER STEADY, NEVER STILL Featuring Shirley Henderson

March 21, 2018Never Steady, Never Still, Thunderbird Releasing

Fan Carpet/FC Admin Ahead of its release next month, The Fan Carpet are delighted to bring you the Trailer and Poster for Kathleen Hepburn’s NEVER STEADY, NEVER STILL, courtesy of Thunderbird Releasing! From first-time filmmaker Kathleen Hepburn, NEVER STEADY, NEVER STILL is a tender and heart-breaking story of a physically disabled mother and her discontent son – each alienated from … Read More

‘The Kindergarten Teacher’ sells across Europe, Asia (exclusive)

March 13, 2018Thunderbird Releasing

Tom Grater/ ScreenDaily Following the film’s market debut at last month’s European Film Market in Berlin, the Maggie Gyllenhaal-starring The Kindergarten Teacher has added a raft of international distribution territories. UK sales outfit Protagonist Pictures has sealed agreements for Italy (Officine Ubu), Benelux (Splendid), CIS (Russia World Vision), Scandinavia and Baltics (Non Stop Entertainment), Former Yugoslavia (MCF), … Read More

Sweet Country Review

March 6, 2018Sweet Country, Thunderbird Releasing

Empire/ Ian Freer Australia 1929. Aboriginal farmhand Sam Kelly (Hamilton Morris) goes on the run with his wife Lizzie (Gorey Furber) after killing a cattle station master (Ewen Leslie) in self defence. Lawman Sergeant Fletcher (Bryan Brown) leads a posse to track the pair down. 4 out of 5 stars Sparse, textured and bleak, director-cinematographer … Read More

Samuel Goldwyn Announces U.S. Release Date For Australian Western ‘Sweet Country’

March 5, 2018Sweet Country, Thunderbird Releasing

Deadline/ Dino-Ray Ramos  EXCLUSIVE: Samuel Goldwyn Films has set an April 6 U.S. release date for the award-winning Australian western Sweet Country from director Warwick. The film will make its initial theater debut in Los Angeles and New York and then roll out to 20 to 30 more screens across the U.S. Sweet Country made its world premiere in 2017 at … Read More

Never Steady, Never Still enters the pantheon of great B.C. films

February 28, 2018Never Steady, Never Still, Thunderbird Releasing

Adrian Mack/ The Georgia Straight  Starring Shirley Henderson. Rated 14A Adapted from her own acclaimed short, Never Steady, Never Still is a breakthrough feature debut for Vancouver-based writer-director Kathleen Hepburn. It arrives with a handful of awards from last year’s Vancouver International Film Festival, a whopping eight Canadian Screen Award nominations, and a place inside … Read More

Announcing WGC Screenwriting Awards Finalists

February 26, 2018Entanglement, Industry News, Kim's Convenience, Thunderbird Releasing

The Writers Guild of Canada is pleased to announce the finalists for the 22nd annual  WGC Screenwriting Awards. The awards celebrate Canadian screenwriters and the scripts they write in a gala evening hosted by Gavin Crawford, writer, comedian, and host of CBC Radio’s Because News. Gavin’s long-time accomplice, screenwriter Kyle Tingley, is this year’s awards show … Read More