EXCLUSIVE: Breakthrough Entertainment has launched sales in Toronto on marijuana laws documentary The Culture High, screening in the market.
The sales roster includes the caper Cas & Dylan starring Richard Dreyfuss, which the company recently licensed to Eagle Films for the Middle East, One 2 See Movies for Benelux and Sky New Zealand and Vendetta for Australia and New Zealand.
Breakthrough is surging ahead with its production push and has signed a two-film deal with Lionsgate associate Grindstone Entertainment for US distribution of family features Bark Ranger and Alpha Dogz: Pups United.
Duncan Christie directed Bark Ranger, which is in post and centres on a 12-year-old boy and his talking dog.
Guy Distad is currently shooting Alpha Dogz: Pups United, about a team of dogs out to foil a plot to sabotage the Youth World Cup.
Breakthrough’s new management team headed by president of distribution Nat Abraham and evp of feature films Tim Brown has targeted 10 productions over the next two years.
Brown joined last May after Breakthrough Entertainment acquired his company Joker Films was acquired by Breakthrough.
The pipeline includes epidemic horror Antisocial 2, a Breakthrough co-production with Black Fawn Films under their freshly minted eight-film deal. Producer Chad Archibald recently wrapped photography in Toronto.
Sublet is another horror project from Archibald and Black Fawn scheduled to shoot later this month.