UK outift Kaleidoscope has seen brisk business on its Cannes sales slate.
A number of deals were signed for feature documentary The Penguin King 3D, narrated by David Attenborough, for German Speaking Europe (Falcom), China (E Stars Films), Former Yugoslavia (Pa-Dora), Middle East (Prime) and Israel (Shoval).
Kaleidoscope also struck deals for Dutch zombie romp Kill Zombie in several territories including German Speaking Europe (Falcom), Japan (New Select), Korea (Focus & Company), The Middle East (Gulf Films), CIS (Big Movie) and Thailand (Logo Motion Pictures).
Panic Button went to Germany (MIG), Japan (Interfilm), Korea (Focus & Company) and CIS (Big Movie); thriller I Against I to Korea (Focus & Company), Thailand (Logo Motion Pictures) and Iran (IRIB) and crime thriller Victim to Benelux (Three Lines), South Africa (Daro) and Thailand (Logo Motion Pictures).
Action thriller Interview with a Hitman, starring Luke Goss, continues to sell with additional deals inked for France (FIP), Benelux (HOM), India (One World Movies), Indonesia (MVP) and Greece (Hollywood).
Deals were concluded by Caroline Stern, director of international sales and acquisitions, and Rosie Flynn, international sales executive, who joined the expanding KFD team prior to the market.
Spencer Pollard, CEO of Kaleidoscope commented: “I am delighted with the business we conducted in Cannes and that our sales and marketing efforts were very effective. The speed in which the deals were closed is testament to our own team and the companies and individuals we are doing business with. We have many more deals in play currently and should be able to announce further deals shortly.”