101 Films, an Amcomri Media Group company, has confirmed the all rights’ acquisition of a
significant slate of movies for release in the UK ahead of next month’s Marche Du Film.
Leading a strong and eclectic slate is Nuclear (2019), acquired from Ida Martins at Media Luna, a tense and haunting tale of a toxic family with a dangerous past, starring George MacKay – fresh from his starring role in 1917, alongside Emilia Jones of supernatural Netflix hit Locke & Key.
The Complex (2020) is a prescient and ultra-modern London-set sci-fi starring Kate Dickie (Game of Thrones, The Witch) and was acquired from John Giwa-Amu at Red and Black Films.
Fantasy adventure Adventures of Rufus – The Fantastic Pet (2019), a mix of live action and animation and Joey and Ella – A Kangaroo Tail (2021), are two high quality family titles, acquired from Jerome Reygner-Kalfon at Ace Entertainment. Money Plane (2020), acquired from Tyler Konney at Taylor & Dodge, is an all-action, mile- high thriller starring Kelsey Grammer, Thomas Jane and Adam Copeland, in which a professional thief attempts a heist on an airborne casino filled with the world's most dangerous criminals.
Finally, Pharaoh’s War (2019), acquired from Elias Axume at Premiere Entertainment, a modern war thriller starring Icelandic strongman Hafthor Julius Bjornsson (Game of Thrones’ Gregor ‘The Mountain’ Clegane) and comeback king Mike Tyson as a military man battling mercenaries in the Egyptian desert.
101 Films’ Managing Director Andy Lyon comments “101 Films is actively accelerating its UK acquisitions strategy as we look to bolster our already significant library of films in the UK, part of our long term goal is to acquire a significant volume of individual new movies and libraries where they make commercial sense to acquire as a whole. We already have one of the largest libraries of independent film rights in UK and look to invest further into this library”.
101 Films will be attending Virtual Marche Du Film between 22 nd and 26 th June and invites sales agents and producers to make contact with its Head of Acquisitions, Steve Davey (Steve@101-films.com / +44 7712 601 708).
ABOUT 101 FILMS
101 Films is one of the largest independent distributors of film in the UK. Founded in 2011, it remains one of the UK’s fastest growing independent entertainment brands having acquired over 1,000 movies in its short life and following its acquisition by Amcomri Media Group in 2016 acquired the assets of Metrodome Distribution Group adding that library along with Palisades Tartan to its roster of commercial movies. In addition to its slate of new and modern movies for all rights, 101 Films’ Black and Red physical imprint continues to reinvent, restore and re-release cult and classic films on Blu Ray. 101 Films distributes across all forms of media; physical, digital, TV, SVOD and AVOD.
ABOUT AMCOMRI MEDIA GROUP
Amcomri Media Group provides a global distribution capability for independent movie, documentary and TV series producers. Exploiting a network of distribution channels around the world, Amcomri’s companies deliver a premium, transparent and trustworthy route to market. With decades of experience across all the key media markets, the Amcomri team is fast becoming the go-to team for independent producers seeking the widest possible audience for their productions. Amcomri’s network is built on strong, trustworthy partners. Arranging strong pre-sale partners in the major markets, the teams can often provide the assurance that lenders need in order to provide production finance. Amcomri Media Group includes, 101 Films, 101 Films International, Hollywood Classics International, Amcomri Film Partners, Appreciated Media Global and the newly formed documentary, drama and non-fiction series specialist Abacus Media Rights. www.amcomrimedia.com for more.