IFC Takes ‘Sleepover’ Rights for SXSW/Cannes Title

Indie Wire report on the latest sales news for our title, The Myth of the American Sleepover…

A scene from David Robert Mitchell’s ‘The Myth of the American Sleepover.’ Image courtesy of IFC Films.
North American and select international rights to David Robert Mitchell’s award-winning drama, ‘The Myth of the American Sleepover’ have been picked up by IFC Films.

Starring a cast of young newcomers in their feature film debuts and produced by Adele Romanski (‘The Freebie’), ‘Sleepover’ had its U.S. debut at the SXSW Film Festival in March and its international premiere at the 2010 Cannes Film Festival in the International Critics’ Week section, the first American film in five years to be selected for this honor. IFC Films will release the film next year.

Jeff Deutchman, Manager of Acquisitions & Productions for IFC Films negotiated the pact with George Rush of the Law Office of George M. Rush. Deutchman also negotiated with Ryan Kampe of Visit Films for select international rights.

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