Submarine Entertainment and Acolyte Films have sold multiple territories including a deal with Optimum and the BBC in the UK for Matt Tyrnauer’s documentary Valentino: The Last Emperor.
Other deals include Telepool in Germany, Medusa in Italy, Nonstop in Scandinavia, ABC/Cinemien for Netherlands and Dutch-speaking Belgium, Sogecable in Spain, HBO Latin America, and Telepool for Swiss television rights.
Josh Braun of Submarine handled sales on behalf of Acolyte Films with Iddo Arad handling legal. A deal for French rights is expected shortly from Cannes.
Tyrnauer’s directorial debut grossed $1.8m in North America through Vitagraph and chronicles the life and work of legendary designer Valentino Garavani.