Roadside has acquired US rights and SPWA picked up international to Lake Bell’s Sundance world premiere and feature directorial debut.
Roadside plans a summer release for the film, which sparked a rousing reception following its debut in the US Dramatic Competition last month and earned Bell the Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award
In A World… stars Bell as an ingénue in the cut-throat, male-dominated world of voice-over artists. Rob Corddry, Demetri Martin, Fred Melamed and Ken Marino also star.
Roadside Attractions’ co-president Howard Cohen and SPWA’s evp of business affairs Michael Helfand, svp of acquisitions Joe Matukewicz and vp of business development Jon Freedberg brokered their respective deals with UTA Independent Film Group on behalf of the film-makers