The company also announced that Tannaz Anisi has joined as vice president of international distribution and will jointly handle Media 8 sales alongside Kristen Figeroid. Liz Mackiewicz recently departed after serving as senior vice president of international distribution.
Eichmann is based on the final confession of Hitler's accomplice Adolf Eichmann, and centres on a battle of wits between the Nazi and a young Israeli interrogating officer. Robert Young directed and Karl Richards produced.
The Wizard Of Gore stars Kip Pardue as an off-diary reporter whose taste for the bizarre leads him to a sinister magician played by Crispin Glover whose gruesome stage antics coincide with a series of missing persons cases.
The Open Sky Entertainment production is directed by Jeremy Kasten, with Christopher Duddy, Glenn W Garland, Daniel Gold, Dan Griffiths, and Jeremy Kasten serving as producers.
Also Croisette-bound are Jim Mickle's Manhattan-set mutant horror title Mulberry Street starring Nick Damici and Kim Blair, and Christopher Dillon Quinn's Sundance 2006 Audience Award winning documentary God Grew Tired Of Us, about Sudanese refugees that resettle in the US.
Tannaz previously served as senior vice president of international distribution at Lightning Entertainment. Prior to Lightning, she worked in the international divisions of 20th Century Fox and Kushner Locke.
Media 8 Entertainment's Cannes slate includes The Ramen Girl starring Brittany Murphy and Toshiyuki Nishida, Local Color with Armin Mueller-Stahl, Ray Liotta and Trevor Morgan, One Night With The King starring Peter O'Toole, Luke Goss and Tiffany Dupont, and the comedy documentary Air Guitar Nation.
Media 8 Entertainment has concluded a raft of pre-sales on One Night With The King. Rights have gone to Australia (Heritage HM), Brazil (Imagem), Latin America (Quality), China (DD Dream), Scandinavia (Scanbox), Benelux (Inspire), South Africa (Ster Kinekor), Portugal (Lusomundo), Singapore (Shaw), former Yugoslavia (Padora), Romania (Television Inc), Indonesia (PT Amero), Iceland (Myndform), and the Middle East (Gulf Film).
Air Guitar Nation has sold to Australia (Aztec), Japan (King Record), the UK (Contender), Scandinavia (Noble), Singapore (Shaw), Portugal (Lusomundo), and Iceland (Myndform).