DELICIOUS DREAMS FOR MULTIVISIONNAIRE MEDIA


South Africas Asi-B Films is proud to announce an international distribution deal with Multivisionnaire Media, an international distributor based in Los Angeles, USA, for a new HD reality series called Cake Dreams. This show follows the life of a French expat living in South Africa, who left engineering to become a baker. With his engineering skills, he manages to turn each cake he makes into a masterpiece. Set against the backdrop of a dramatic family life, which has its constant ups and downs, and a goal of feeding every child in South Africa, Paul the engineer-turned-baker is determined to turn each challenging situation into a dream.


With 13 episodes making up the first season, we will see as Paul the step-father tries to keep his family together whilst also launching a new bakery and trying to keep up with his community service as well. This series will take us around urban South Africa showing us a side of the country few have seen.


With drama, humor, tension and joy,Cake Dreams’ is more than just a baking show; it is a true example that man cannot live on bread alone.



Filipino Zombies Invade Cannes with the market premiere of Zombie Island


May 15, 2013 – Cannes, France – Multivisionnaire, Los Angeles-based international sales company, has acquired the international rights to Filipino horror-film “Zombie Island“. The film will premiere here at Cannes – Marche Du Film.

Romy and Pewee are two orphan street kids who make their living robbing graves, until they’re driven out of town by an angry mob. With a price on their heads, they steal a boat and flee to a deserted island, only to find themselves under siege and fighting for survival against a horde of zombie pirates.

Zombie Island tackles a subconscious human trait that we’re not immune to. GREED.” said producer Vanessa Ulgado.

Interested buyers and festival programmers are invited to come to Riviera D2 during the market from May 15 through May 22.



NEW ACQUISITIONS FOR EFM/BERLINALE! MULTIVISIONNAIRE JAZZES UP THE EUROPEAN FILM MARKET WITH “LIVE AT THE FOXES DEN”


February 1, 2013 – Los Angeles, CA – MultiVisionnaire Pictures, a Los Angeles-based international distributor is proud to announce the acquisition of “LIVE AT THE FOXES DEN” with an ensemble cast including Jackson Rathbone (Twilight Trilogy) and Oscar-nominated Elliott Gould (Ocean’s Eleven, MASH). ”LIVE AT THE FOXES DEN” will have its world premiere screening in Berlin during the European Film Market (EFM) and Berlinale International Film Festival. MultiVisionnaire is handling the sales of the feature film for international territories outside of North America.

“LIVE AT THE FOXES DEN,” shot on 35mm film, is a musical drama about a promising young corporate lawyer, Bobby Kelly (Jackson Rothbone), who seemingly wants to throw his life and career away to become a lounge singer at The Foxes Den, a once-cool jazz lounge forgotten in time. The film marks for directorial debut of Michael Kristoff; co-written with Jack Holmes; and starring Jackson Rathbone, Elliott Gould, Bob Gunton, Brian Doyle Murray and Jocelin Donahue. Songs from Frank Sinatra, Jack Jones and others are featured in the film performed by the actors in the film; as is original music penned by, star and co-writer, Jack Holmes.

“We are thrilled to now be working with the wonderful team at Multivisionnaire Pictures to bring our film to a global audience”, said Adam Gibbs, Producer of Live At The Foxes Den
During EFM, international distributors may RSVP for the screening or find out more about “LIVE AT THE FOXES DEN” at MultiVisionnaire’s market stand #109 in the Martin-Gropius-Bau.



MultiVisionnaire is heading to Berlin for the 7th year


MultiVisionnaire Pictures proudly announces 3 brand new acquisitions for 2013 European Film Market (EFM) market premiere, and 2 world premiere screenings. The Los Angeles-based sales agent is handling the international sales of the following feature films.

“LIVE AT THE FOXES DEN” with an ensemble cast including Jackson Rathbone (Twilight Trilogy), and Oscar-nominated Elliott Gould (Ocean’s Eleven, MASH) will have its world premiere screening in Berlin. Shot on 35mm film, it is a musical drama about a promising young corporate lawyer, Bobby Kelly, who seemingly wants to throw his life and career away to become a lounge singer at The Foxes Den, a once-cool jazz lounge forgotten in time. The film marks for directorial debut of Michael Kristoff; co-written with Jack Holmes; and starring Jackson Rathbone, Elliott Gould, Bob Gunton (Argo), Brian Doyle Murray and Jocelin Donahue. Songs from Frank Sinatra, Jack Jones and others are featured in the film performed by the actors in the film; as is original music penned by, star and co-writer, Jack Holmes. (Market Screening: Sat, Feb 9th / 20:30 pm / CinemaxX 2 (35mm))

“BULLETS & COOKIES ((Balas & Bolinhos – O Ultimo Capitulo)” is the first blockbuster of Portuguese cinema with 1.4 million Euro box office during its 15 weeks run. The hilarious action comedy is about three outcasts who hustle, deceive and steal from anyone and everyone. Things go from bad to worse, even more outrageous (and more exciting) when they reunite with their leader Tone, to pursuit a briefcase filled with money. A perfect box office golden ticket for counter programming in your territory! Don’t miss the market premiere screening in Berlin. (Market Screening: Fri, Feb 8th / 12:30 pm / CinemaxX 17 (HD))

“THE LAST DEATH (La Ultima Muerte)” starring Kuno Becker (Goal! trilogy, From Prada to Nada), a $4 million futuristic thriller about the dangers and larger-than-life conspiracy attached to the man’s past that the good doctor willingly steps into. Distributed by Pentelion/Lionsgate in the US and VideoCine in Mexico.

During EFM, international distributors may RSVP for the screenings or find out more about our market lineup at MultiVisionnaire’s market stand #109 in Martin-Gropius-Bau.



Fringe Features Acquires LGBT Collection


May 18, 2012 – Los Angeles, CA – Fringe Features, the LGBT division of MultiVisionnaire Pictures is pleased to announce the acquisition of a LGBT feature film collection for worldwide distribution sales. The collection consists of “Buffering“, “Release”, “Shank”, “Luster” and “FAQS”, transcending the gay genre through storytelling and relationships, designed for the international audience from            writer-director Christian Martin and Everett Lewis.

Buffering (U.K. / Comedy) Seb and Aaron are two hip gay Brits living in London who have just maxed-out their credit cards. To get the creditors off their back, Aaron decides to secretly film and broadcast their sex life online. As their “performances” become ever more popular the physical, emotional and industry demands start to take a toll on their relationship and it doesn’t help that the barely-clothed boy-next-door keeps causing a serious distraction!

Release (U.K. / Drama)Father Jack is imprisoned for a crime that he has committed. After finding himself locked up for a serious crime, young priest Jack struggles to adapt to life in an increasingly volatile prison, replete with corrupt guards and a vulnerable cellmate. Jack’s only beam of hope comes in the form of prison guard Martin, with whom he begins a passionate but clandestine affair. Starring: Daniel Brockelbank (“The Hours” and “Shakespeare in Love”)

Shank (U.K. / Drama, Romance) — Hiding his sexuality from fellow gang members, Cal has nothing in his life except sex, drugs and random acts of violence. But the bad boy’s secret desires are uncovered when he rescues a kind-eyed French exchange student from one of the clan’s sadistic hate crimes. Though the two boys fall passionately in love, Cal’s crew is bent on revenge for his betrayal and the young lovers are placed in unspeakable danger.

Also, as part of the newly acquired collection are Everett Lewis’ 2005 feature “FAQS” about three queer characters finding ways to free themselves from the homophobic bonds of an oppressive society; and the festival favorite “Luster” (2002).

“We are excited to team up with writer-director Christian Martin and Everett Lewis to bring these wonderful titles out to international buyers and festivals supporting LGBT content, ” said Erika Kao-Haley, Managing Partner of MultiVisionnaire whom negotiated the deal.

For screening request or  release availability in your territory, please contact FringeFeatures.



2012 Monster Collection!


Sexy vampires, bloody zombies, and eerie supernatural forces dominate the screen in these occult fantasy films. MultiVisionnaire is pleased to handle Left Film’s Monster Collection for international sales. It will surely satisfy worldwide distributors craving thrills and chills in their releases.

The Monster Collection includes 11 titles such as COLIN, UMBRAGE: THE FIRST VAMPIRE, STAG NIGHT OF THE DEAD, DEVIL’S CROSSING: THE ZOMBIE WESTERN and THE INSIDE. Our personal favorite (and Martin Scorsese’s!), COLIN, depicts a twenty-something Brit bitten by a zombie. He dies and returns with a vengeance, traveling through the suburban zombie apocalypse. UMBRAGE portrays Doug Bradley (Hellraiser) as a terrifying cowboy Vampire. STAG NIGHT is a raunchy zom com with six stags, one stripper, and a million zombies. DEVIL’S CROSSING is a post apocalyptic zombie western with a soul-collecting, devil-serving protagonist. In the mood for supernatural horror? Watch THE INSIDE to see five young partying couples get trapped inside a haunted, abandoned warehouse.

Be sure to check out these sexy, gory showdowns in the Monster Collection at upcoming film markets!

For more information and sales, contact: distribution@multivisionnaire.com



Multivisionnaire Premieres 5 New Films at Cannes 2011


Multivisionnaire Pictures will be exhibiting at the biggest international sales market of the year  – Cannes Marché du Film. For the 6th year in a row, Multivisionnaire will be in Cannes to present new and exciting titles for International buyers in the Riveria at Stand D2 during the full term of the market.

Five new titles include:

Far Away Eyes (Hong Kong-USA /Action/Thriller / 2011) – Starring:  Will Yun Lee & Miguel Ferrer
Four hitmen meet in Hong Kong to resolve some unfinished business. Over an elaborate meal, each of highly skilled assassins brags and reminisces about their best hit in actual detail. As the mood intensifies, lines are drawn and secrets are revealed.  Market Screeing: May 13 at 13:30, Palais B

 

No Saints For Sinners (USA / Action / 2011) – Starring: Keith DavidJames Cosmo, Rick Crawford
 Mickey O’Hara, an IRA operative becomes disenchanted with “the cause.” The IRA used to be an army of freedom fighters, but they’ve degenerated into an international criminal organization that makes money selling drugs and training terrorists around the globe. Things come to a head for Mickey when a drug shakedown goes bad and he is forced to kill his partner to prevent a senseless murder. Marked for death, Mickey flees to Los Angeles, determined to make a fresh start and leave his violent past behind. When a close friend runs afoul of some powerful drug dealers, Mickey temporarily resorts to his old ways to help him get out of trouble. However, instead of making things better, Mickey unwittingly sets off a chain of events that reawakens the ghosts of his past and threatens to destroy everything he holds dear. Market Screeing: May 12 at 11:30, Palais B

 

Zenitram (Argentina / Sci-Fi/Adventure / 2010) – Starring:  Jordi Molla, Juan Minujín, Steven Bauer
Argentina’s first Superhero film. It’s 2025 and water is scarce and monopolized around the world by corporations. One day, a poor government worker named Martinez meets a mysterious stranger, and in an instant the stranger gives him superhero powers — powers to fly, and create water for the masses. Martinez become the super hero Zenitram and is hailed by the citizens of the nation. But his newfound power comes with troubles and powerful people that want to get rid of him. The pressure of becoming a superhero overnight could get to anyone. Zenitram has to conquer his own demons and rescue the world!

Little Blue Pill (USA / Comedy / 2010) – Starring: Man’s favorite pill
Steven is about to have the hardest day of his life. After one too many Keg stands, Steven’s hangover won’t go away. His beautiful girlfriend tries to help, but things get worse when he accidentally takes two Little Blue Pills instead of painkillers. At the most important job interview of his life, he can’t shake his hard-on for the boss’s daughter. His doctor’s visit doesn’t help him go limp either. Meanwhile, the evil scientists at Phalitech, the sinister pharmaceutical giant, realize their creation the Erecta 2.0 formula comes with disastrous side effects. Stopping at nothing to cover up their heinous mistake, they must locate Steven and neutralize the problem before he can discredit their company. But that also means Steven could lose his Manhood!

Bold Native (USA / Drama / 2010) – Starring: Randy Mantooth, Joaquin Pastor
Charlie Cranehill, an animal liberator wanted by the United States government for domestic terrorism, emerges from the underground to coordinate a nationwide action as his estranged CEO father tries to find him before the FBI does. The film simultaneously follows a young woman who works for an animal welfare organization fighting within the system to establish more humane treatment of farmed animals. From abolitionists to welfarists, Bold Native takes on the issue of modern animal use and exploitation from several angles within the context of an adventure story.

During the market, Multivisionnaire Picture will be meeting with key international theatrical – telelvision – and DVD buyers and distributors.



Sexy New Vintage Film


MultiVisionnaire has acquired the worldwide right to Steve Balderson’s fourth feature film STUCK!. The faithful homage to film noir women-in-prison films stars Academy-nominated Karen Black, Susan Traylor, Jane Wiedlin (the Go-Gos), Mink Stole, Stacy Cunningham, Starina Johnson and Pleasant Gehman. It’s the story of Daisy, an innocent young woman framed for killing her mother. Condemned by the press and the public, Daisy is found guilty of murder and sentenced to die by hanging. This jazzy, finger-snapping, broads-behind-bars film is a throwback to another era, with terse Tennessee Williams-style verbal sparring, non-stop action and enough bad-girl jailhouse hi-jinks to make the audience lose the distinction between good and evil.
Steve Balderson, whose second feature FIRECRACKER was given by Roger Ebert a special jury award on Ebert’s list of Best Films, is one of today’s most talented visual storyteller. Balderson is highly praised by international film critics as “one of the great cult filmmakers of all time.”

STUCK! is also chosen by the American Cinematheque to showcase at the Hollywood landmark, Egyptian Theatre, on February 3rd, 2010. American Cinematheque screens the best of worldwide cinema, video and television from the past and present – ranging from the classics to the outer frontiers of the art form.



AFM 2009 Market Premiers – Multivisionnaire



MultiVisionnaire Pictures is proud to announce its new 2009 AFM acquitions and market line-up. These new motion pictures are all market premiere and are ready for buyers looking for high quality commercial products — all available in HD format. During AFM, MultiVisionnaire will meet with buyers at our office in LeMerigot, Suite #201 (2nd floor).

PUP - Comedy

iMurders

Gutter King - Action

  • P.U.P. (Pretty Ugly People) (USA / 99 min / Comedy / 35mm) – The comedic tale of Lucy (Missi Pyle), a formerly “fat friend,” who, after her successful gastric-bypass surgery, tricks her college friends into gathering together again so she can finally “feel like one of them.” Instead of an idyllic, fun-filled weekend, Lucy’s surprise four-day hike in Montana brings everyone’s secrets and fears to the surface. Life isn’t always greener on the other side of obesity. Stars: Missi Pyle , Jack Noseworthy, Melissa McCarthy, Allison Janney, Josh Hopkins, Larry Sullivan, William Sander. Trailer &
    More> (See trailer and more info here)
  • iMurders (USA / 99 min / Thriller / 35mm) – Eight members who meet online in a social networking site soon discover they are involved in a more deadly game of revenge than just virtual role play. As players are being killed off in succession, audience are hanging in suspense to find clues and solve the murder mystery to the very end. Starring: William Forsythe, Billy Dee Williams, Tony Todd, Terri Colombino, Gabrielle Anwar, and Academy Award-nominee Charles Durning. Trailer & More>
    (See trailer and more info here)
  • Gutter King (USA / 100 min / Action / HD-TheRed) – True to life, bare-knuckles street fighting action. A troubled kid from juvenile hall gets a second chance to have a new family – but his foster father and brother show him the way to the underground world of fight clubs to earn his keep. Lived his whole life on the street, Will is a nature-born fighter and he’s the best, but his fantasy of a new normal life begins to cave in when he discovers the dark side of competition – on the street and in his home. Trailer & More> (See trailer and more info here)
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‘OFF JACKSON AVENUE’ opens NYC July 7


July 17, 2009 – New York, The Group Entertainment and MultiVisionnaire Pictures are proud to announce the US Theatrical Premiere of ‘Off Jackson Avenues‘ at The Quad Cinema in New York City (Downtown Manhatten) located at The Quad Cinema, 34 West 13th Street, New York, NY 10011, 212.255.8800). The one week engagement of ‘Off Jackson Avenues’ is July 17 through July 23, and future theatrical releases in other US cities to be announced.

Off Jackson Avenue (Crime Action / 80 min.) (trailer) is an interwoven crime story set in New York City involving a Mexican woman (Jessica Pimentel) who has been tricked into sex-slavery by an Albanian pimp (Stivi Paskoski) and must find a way to break out; a Japanese hit man (Jun Suenaga) who is in town to do a job for the Chinese mob and must finish his assignment despite the fact that he is haunted by his recently-dead mother’s ghost; and a local car-thief (John-Luke Montias) who must go on one last stealing spree to raise enough money to buy a tire store and go legit. A smack-bang tale of ambition, survival and fate, ‘Off Jackson Avenue’ reminds us that there are still some parts of New York City that you won’t find on any map.” Written & Directed by John-Luke Montais.

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