Source: Visit Films


Ryan Kampe’s Visit Films has announced a slew of deals following the virtual AFM and Ventana Sur markets.

Tribeca selection Lorelei (pictured) starring Pablo Schreiber and Jena Malone, has been sold to HBO Europe for Eastern Europe. A US announcement is imminent on the film.

SXSW drama The Surrogate has gone to Studio Soho Distribution for UK and Ireland and HBO Europe for Eastern Europe, with Starz picking up US cable rights.

The film opened in the US through a virtual theatrical release orchestrated by Visit’s sister company Monument Releasing, and recently garnered a Gotham nomination for Jasmine Batchelor in the breakthrough actor category.

Globosat has acquired Brazilian rights to Tribeca documentary All I Can Say, released by Oscilloscope Laboratories in the US, and punk rock documentary White Riot, released by Film Movement in the US.

FilmRise drama Driveways starring Brian Dennehy and Hong Chau have sold for Spain (Flamingo Films), Turkey (Fabula Medya), German-speaking Europe (Tobis), and Israel (yes).

Sundance selection Dinner In America starring Emily Skeggs and Kyle Gallner has been sold to Arrow Films in the UK, Europafilm in Norway, and Hark & Company in Japan.

In other deals, Destiny Films has acquired Sundance drama Summer White for France, TOOFOO has picked up Sundance award-winning documentary Pepe The Frog for Japan, and Mars Production has picked up drama Black In Minneapolis (released by Monument Releasing in the US) for Turkey.

Visit also licensed broadcast and associated streaming rights in the US to American Documentary / PBS on Sundance documentary Pahokee, and sold SXSW selection The Wall Of Mexico, Hugo Weaving drama Hearts And Bones, and SXSW grand jury award winner Alice to Kinoland for CIS & the Baltics. Joint Entertainment acquired Alice for Taiwan.

Oscilloscope dramedy Saint Frances, nominated for two Gothams, IFC drama Diane starring XXXX and Slamdance comedy Lost Holiday with Kate Lyn Sheil have been gone to Siyah Beyaz for Turkey, while Anticipate Pictures took Singapore on Saint Frances.

Kampe and director of sales Lydia Rodman negotiated the deals on behalf of Visit Films.