EXCLUSIVE: Ryan Kampe has reported a strong response from buyers to the roster led by Critics’ Week selection Krisha.


Trey Edward Shults’ SXSW grand jury award and audience award winner sold to Benelux (Remain In Light), Italy (Movies Inspired), Turkey (Fabula Films) and India (Pictureworks).

Cineplex acquired rights for Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador and the Dominican Republic. As previously announced, A24 holds US rights and StudioCanal will distribute in the UK.

Krisha stars Krisha Fairchild as an estranged aunt who returns to the family fold during the holidays with dramatic results. Additional deals including several major territories are in negotiation.

Craig Roberts’ dark comedy Just Jim directed by and starring Craig Roberts alongside Emile Hirsch has gone to Italy (Movies Inspired), Turkey (Fabula Films) and the Middle East (Front Row).

As previously announced, Invincible Pictures holds US rights to the SXSW premiere, while Soda Pictures will release in the UK.

Adam Salky’s family drama and Sundance premiere I Smile Back starring Sarah Silverman has gone to Turkey (Fabula Films) and the Middle East (Front Row).

Visit Films has licensed Kris Swanberg’s pregnancy drama Unexpected, which also premiered in Park City and stars Cobie Smulders, to Latin America excluding Brazil (Amarok Films), Turkey (Bir Films), the Middle East (Front Row), and Australia/New Zealand (Transmission Films).