TIFF Reveals Full Canadian Lineup, Including ‘Alias Grace’ Series Premiere and Restored Classics

August 9, 2017Never Still, Thunderbird Films, Thunderbird Releasing

Kate Erbland / Indiewire At this year’s Toronto International Film Festival, the annual event will pay tribute to its home country with a number of options that span the past, present, and future of Canadian creativity. Per usual, the fest has unveiled a slew of titles that will make up its Canadian feature slate — 26 in … Read More

Extra: HGTV gets more “House Hunters”; BBC orders Shankly doc

July 12, 2017Thunderbird Films, Thunderbird Releasing

Daniele Alcinii / realscreen Manchester-based prodco Riverhorse has been commissioned by BBC Scotland to produce a new feature documentary on Bill Shankly, the seminal Scottish football player and manager, best-known for his years as a manager of Liverpool. Directed by Mike Todd, Shankly: Nature’s Fire (pictured) will set out to document the life and career of the former … Read More

Thunderbird Releasing Acquires Directors Fortnight title Mobile Homes

June 16, 2017Thunderbird Films, Thunderbird Releasing

Thunderbird Releasing has acquired Vladimir de Fontenay‘s debut feature, MOBILE HOMES for the UK, following its world premiere at the Cannes Film Festival. The Canadian-French co-production, starring Imogen Poots, Callum Turner and newcomer Frank Oulton, follows a young mother as she drifts from one motel to the next with her intoxicating boyfriend and her 8- … Read More

Thunderbird Releasing Acquires Cannes Competition title Redoubtable

May 25, 2017Thunderbird Films, Thunderbird Releasing

Thunderbird Releasing has acquired Michel Hazanavicius’s Redoubtable for the UK, following its world premiere at the Cannes Film Festival. The Jean-Luc Godard biopic, starring Louis Garrel and Stacy Martin, focuses on Godard’s relationship with his wife Anne Wiazemsky. Based on Wiazemsky’s memoir, Un An Après, it follows the events leading up to, and subsequent backlash … Read More

Thunderbird Releasing Acquires Una and Brimstone for 2017 Slate

April 25, 2017Thunderbird Films, Thunderbird Releasing

Thunderbird Releasing has added two new titles to its upcoming slate, with the acquisition of Benedict Andrews’ Una and Martin Koolhoven‘s Brimstone. Based on David Harrower‘s multi-award winning play ‘Blackbird’, Una stars Rooney Mara, Ben Mendelsohn and Riz Ahmed, and focuses on the fraught and emotionally devastating ramifications following a young woman’s attempt to track … Read More

Soda Pictures Rebrands as Thunderbird Releasing

April 12, 2017Soda Pictures, Thunderbird Films, Thunderbird Releasing

Thunderbird Entertainment Inc.’s London-based theatrical distribution business (formerly Soda Pictures) has been reorganised and rebranded as Thunderbird Releasing. The new name will extend the Thunderbird brand into the theatrical distribution business and into the UK marketplace. Thunderbird Releasing will continue to offer the best in quality independent and world cinema. Recent releases include A Quiet … Read More