The Brooklyn-based film and TV distributor has partnered with private investment firm Harlan Capital Partners to boost its digital channels.

Monster Hunt

The Brooklyn-based film and TV distributor has raised $25m to focus on licensing web and mobile content and growing its platforms.

Key acquisitions to date include all-time Chinese box office hit Monster Hunt (pictured) and documentaries Janis: Little Girl Blue by Amy Berg and Gabriel Clarke and John McKenna’s Steve McQueen: The Man & Le Mans.

Josh Harlan, who founded New York-based Harlan Capital to focus on intellectual properties, joins FilmRise as a lead investor.

“Danny Fisher and FilmRise are doing groundbreaking work in a very dynamic, fast-changing industry that is quickly transforming into a digital-based environment,” said Harlan.

“FilmRise’s track record is impressive and speaks for itself – we are excited to partner with the company and help it grow into an innovative, new-era digital distribution powerhouse.”