With MIPCOM 2016 kicking off today, we are proud to announce a slew of global TV sales, in addition to the confirmed all rights and SVOD deals.
We are very happy to confirm 5 Dogwoof titles will be screening at this years Melbourne International Film Festival!
Established in 1952, the Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF) is one of the oldest film festivals in the world and the most significant screen event in Australia. An iconic Melbourne event, the festival takes place annually in the heart of the city, presenting an acclaimed screening program alongside industry and celebratory events and we are so happy to present the 5 films, 4 of which are Australian Premieres.
See the selection below:
A Film by MARC SILVER
98' | USA | 2015 | HD
In broad daylight in Jacksonville, a white man opened fire at a car full of unarmed teenagers and then fled. Three bullets hit 17-year-old Jordan Davis, who died at the scene. Arrested the next day, Michael Dunn claimed he shot in self-defense. Thus began the extraordinary journey of unraveling the truth. Read more.
Sundance 2015 Winner:
U.S. Documentary Special Jury Award for Social Impact
A Film by MATTHEW HEINEMAN
98’| USA | 2015 | HD
With unprecedented access, CARTEL LAND is a harrowing look at the journeys of two modern-day vigilante groups and their shared enemy – the murderous Mexican drug cartels. Read more.
Double Sundance Award Winner:
U.S. Documentary Special Jury Award for Cinematography, Directing Award: U.S. Documentary
A Film by SACHA JENKINS
82’ | U.S.A. | 2014 | HD
FRESH DRESSED is the fascinating chronicle of hip-hop, urban fashion, and the hustle that brought oversized pants and graffiti-drenched jackets from the New York discount markets to high fashion's catwalks and shopping malls all around the world. Featuring industry insiders such Kanye West, Nas, and Pharrell Williams. Read more.
A Film by Kim Longinotto
98’ | UK. | 2014 | HD
DREAMCATCHER takes us into a hidden world through the eyes of one of its survivors: Brenda Myers-Powell. A former teenage prostitute who worked the streets of Chicago, Brenda defied the odds to become a powerful advocate for change in her community.
Sundance Directing Award 2015
A Film by Amber Fares
80’ | USA/Palestine. | 2015 | HD
The Speed Sisters are the first all-women race car driving team in the Middle East. They're bold. They're fearless. And they're tearing up tracks all over Palestine.
Sheffield Doc/Fest is one of the top documentary festivals and markets in the world, screening over 150 films to industry delegates and the general public each year. It's one of the highlights in Dogwoof's calendar and we are delighted to bring 4 titles to this year's Doc/Fest: Cartel Land, 3 1/2 Minutes, Ten Bullets, Dreamcatcher and Chameleon. Several filmmakers will be in attendance - Cartel Land director, Matthew Heineman, Dreamcatcher's Kim Loginotto, the producer of Chameleon, Bob Moore and 3 1/2 Minutes, 10 Bullets producer Julie Goldman.
Here's the when and where of Dogwoof titles at Doc/Fest:
Cartel Land + Q&A: June 6 // 21:00 // ITN Source Showroom 4
Cartel Land: June 9 // 20:30 // Molinaire Library Theatre
3 1/2 Minutes, Ten Bullets + Q&A: June 8 // 21:15 // PBS American Showroom 3
3 1/2 Minutes, Ten Bullets: June 10 // 18:15 ITN Source Showroom 4
Dreamcatcher + Q&A : June 8 // 18:15 // Odeon Screen 8
Dreamcatcher: June 10 // 18:00 // PBS America Showroom 3
Chameleon + Q&A: June 9 // 13:15 // Odeon Screen 8
For the full festival schedule, including special events and filmmaker masterclasses, go HERE.
Dogwoof Global will also be attending MeetMarket, a pitching initiative that matches documentary makers' most innovative project ideas with key UK and international decision makers. We have acquired such titles at Chameleon and Sour Grapes from previous years' Meet Markets. With over 60 projects at the market, we have a full day of meetings ahead of us and look forward to hearing this year's best pitches!