FilmBuff has acquired US rights to TIFF Docs entry Burt’s Buzz and will release in theatres and on VoD in 2014.
Jody Shapiro’s film chronicles the life and times of Burt’s Bees founder Burt Shavitz, a beekeeper and formerphotojournalist who reluctantly assumed the mantle of a globally renowned brand.
Shapiro produced and Jean Du Toit, Phyllis Laing and Isabella Rossellini served as executive producers.
The film is scheduled to screen on Tuesday (10) and again on Friday. The Film Sales Company’s Andrew Herwitz handles international sales.