Visit Films Cannes 2012 Market Wrap

Thank you to all of our filmmakers and worldwide partners for helping make Cannes 2012 a huge success. Jeremy Kay from Screen Daily reports on some of the deals we closed…

23 May, 2012 | By Jeremy Kay

Ryan Kampe’s Visit Films has struck a slew of sales on key titles here, led by a deal with Ascot Elite for German-speaking Europe on dinosaur documentary Dinotasia.

Kampe also licensed rights to Cineplex for Taiwan, IPA for Thailand and Vietnam and Velavan for India.

Mark Webber’s father-son drama The End Of Love has gone to Codex for Turkey, while Mads Matthiesen’s Sundance award-winning sex tourism drama Teddy Bear has landed at Aurora for Poland and Encore for airlines.

Werner Herzog’s Cave Of Forgotten Dreams has gone to Binci for China and Imagine for Dutch-speaking Benelux.

Hexagon will distribute Sundance 2012 entry California Solo starring Robert Carlyle in Japan, while Viasat will release in Scandinavia and Sundance Channel International will release in Spain, Portugal, Eastern Europe, Southeast Asia and Dutch-speaking Benelux.

Viasat will also handle the Scandinavian release of the Berlin Crstal Bear winner Arcadia starring John Hawkes and SXSW 2012 romance See Girl Run with Robin Tunney and Adam Scott. The latter will open in Turkey through Codex and has gone to Pictureworks for airlines.

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