EXCLUSIVE: Wide’s Eye on Films label has seen good business on its growing slate since Berlin.
Wide’s distributor and festival collective Eye On Films has added Miro Bilbrough’s drama Being Venice and is in negotiations to add its first animation Approved for Adoption from directors Jung and Laurent Boileau as well as Samir Benchikh’s documentary African Awakening.
EoF’s slate has been selling well. The company has closed deals on Nadav Lapid’s Israeli drama Policeman for US/Canada (Corinth Films) and Germany (GM Films); Serbian film Clip has gone to South Korea (Thanks and Love), Finland and Sweden (Njuta Films) and Russia/CIS (Maywin Films); Mourning has sold to Germany and Austria (Blueberry Pictures); The Mole has sold to Czech Republic and Slovakia for Film Europe.
French-Pakistani drama Noor, screening at Cannes, has got distribution backing from ACID (Association du Cinéma Indépendant pour sa Diffusion).
Eye on Films is developing a new VoD catalogue in preparation for the launch of an Eye on Film VoD channel at the end of the year. It has already partnered with German platform Real Eyz.TV.