The New York-based company has licensed all US rights excluding TV on the Sundance Audience Award winner to Music Box and Canadian rights to Mongrel Media.

Showbox Networks has picked up broadcast rights to Meru, which Jimmy Chin and Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi co-directed and centres on three Himalayan big wall climbers who attempt to scale Shark’s Fin on Mount Meru.

David Koh and Josh Braun of Submarine brokered the deals with Ed Arentz and William Schopf of Music Box, Helen Huang of Showtime Networks and Andrew Frank and Hussain Amarshi of Mongrel Media.

Music Box plan a late summer theatrical release and academy qualification. 

Vasarhelyi, Chin and Shannon Etheridge produced and Daniel T Reiner, Elizabeth Lauren Reiner, Jonas Tempel, Chris Wright and Loren Bough are the executive producers.