ContentFilm International has acquired international sales rights to the action thriller The Technician.
Jon Cassar, the lead director of 24 will direct from a screenplay by Ken Lamplugh and John Weidner. Harry Ufland (The Last Temptation of Christ, Snow Falling on Cedars), Mary Jane Ufland (Crazy/Beautiful, Not Without My Daughter, Night in the City) and Chris Ufland are producing for Ufland Productions.
The film will be selling at Berlin.
ContentFilm Intl President, Jamie Carmichael said, 'When I met Jon for the first time I knew we had a hit. The Technician is exactly what the market is looking for right now. We couldn't be more excited to be working with Jon and the Uflands on this extremely cool project.'
ContentFilm International has also acquired a collection of twenty titles from the multi award-winning director Nick Broomfield. Content will be selling the collection at the Berlinale.
Titles include Kurt and Courtney, his two films on America's female serial killer Aileen Wuornos (Aileen - Life and Death of a Serial Killer and Aileen Wuornos - the Selling of a Serial Killer) as well as his two films on white South African supremacist, Eugene Terre Blanche (His Big White Self and The Leader, His Driver and The Driver's Wife).
Other titles include Biggie And Tupac, Fetishes, Heidi Fleiss - Hollywood Madam, Tracking Down Maggie, Too White For Me, Monster In A Box, Juvenile Liaison 2, Driving Me Crazy, Chicken Ranch, Soldier Girls, Tattooed Tears, Juvenile Liaison, Behind The Rent Strike, Proud To Be British, Who Cares.
Broomfield said: 'I am so pleased to work with Content, who are so knowledgeable about new digital markets as well as the traditional ones. I very much look forward to working with them.'
Content will be selling the collection at the Berlinale.