The distributor has acquired US rights to concert filmmaker Michael Thelin’s psychological thriller.


MPI Media Group will distribute the Tribeca world premiere via its Dark Sky Films elevated genre label in early spring 2016.

Emelie is part of the Scary Movies festival presented by the Film Society Of Lincoln Center and centres on a twisted babysitter. Raymond Harry Herbeck wrote the screenplay.

Sarah Bolger, Chris Beetem, Susan Pourfar, Joshua Rush, Carly Adams and Thomas Bair star.

Uncorked Productions’ Andrew D Corkin produced and Lizzie Friedman and Greg Little of Sandbar Pictures and Abandon Features financed and served as executive producers with Robert Beaumont, Roxanne Fie Anderson and Elizabeth Jane Stillwell.

MPI evp Greg Newman brokered the deal with CAA.