Beta Cinema’s Cannes market titles Ghosthunters On Icy Trails and Sundance Audience Award winner Umrika have been selling briskly.
Ghosthunters has gone to Eone (USA/Canada), Altitude Distribution (UK), Transmission (Australia/New Zealand), Notorious (Italy), Gulf Film (Middle East), New Guys (Israel), Medyavizyon (Turkey), Pratama Films (Malaysia/Indonesia/Singapore) and Blitz (former Yugoslavia).
Meanwhile, Umrika has gone to France (ARP Selection), German Speaking Territories (Ascot Elite), Australia/New Zealand (Vendetta Films), South Korea (Focus Entertainment), Poland (Aurora Films), Portugal (Outsider Films), Taiwan (Swallow Wings), Former Yugoslavia (Discovery Film) and Israel (New Cinema).
Oliver Hirschbiegel’s Berlinale selection 13 Minutes, nominated for seven German Film Awards, has now gone to Portugal (Outsider Films), Turkey (Fabula Films), Former Yugoslavia (Blitz), Taiwan (Swallow Wings), Singapore (Lighthouse Pictures) and Hong Kong (First Distributors).
Berlinale competition entry and Romanian box-office hit Aferim! by Radu Jude was acquired by France (Eurozoom), Poland (Aurora Films), Hungary (Mozinet), Taiwan (Swallow Wings) and Former Yugoslavia (Discovery Film).
Giulio Ricciarelli’s Labyrinth Of Lies has gone to Aurora for Poland, Blitz for Former Yugoslavia and DDDream for China.
Enid Blyton adaptation The Famous Five 4 has been sold to Benelux (Just Films), Bibi & Tina II has been sold to Benelux (just4kids) and Turkey (Medyavizyon) and the animated feature The Little Medic to Turkey (Özen Film).