FORTUNE FOLLOWS MULTIVISIONNAIRE PICTURES TO BERLINALE/EFM 2014


Heading to Berlin for the 8th year, MultiVisionnaire is excited to kick off 2014 with the international debuts of The Fortune Theory and Battle B-Boy.

Battle B-Boy (USA / Dance/Action / 2014) – a high-energy Hip-Hop dance movie directed by Frank Lin. Mike and his friends, a group of B-Boys, struggle to make a name for themselves. When Mike’s father can’t afford to pay for surgery, Mike and his crew get involved in the underground world of “Da-Fi” — Dance Fight. They head to secret locations to breakdance against other B-Boys and B-Girls for money and reputation. Learning to come together as a true team will be the crew’s toughest challenge.


The Fortune Theory (USA / Coming-of-Age Drama /  2014) – the directorial debut of Italian filmmaker Aldo Filiberto. Morris is the spoiled son of a millionaire. He spends his nights partying and his days appeasing his powerful father by interviewing for jobs he will never accept. At one interview, Morris’s ego takes a blow when he is told he does not have enough humanity for the position. To prove himself, he begs for a trial at the fortune cookie writer job. At his first real job, Morris finds he’s enjoying work and friends for the first time in his life. When he finds out his own father bought out the factory to shut it down, Morris will finally have to learn how to accept himself and those around him in order to defy his father and discover what life is really about.

International buyers and distributors are invited to visit MultiVisionnaire’s market stand MGB #115 for more information about Battle B-Boy, The Fortune Theory, and other films in the market premiere lineup.



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.



Pirate Brothers & Heathens And Thieves Win Big At Festival!


May 14, 2012 – Los Angeles, Calif. — MultiVisionnaire Pictures, a Los Angeles-based international distributor is proud to announce their films, recent awards at WorldFest–Houston International Film Festival. Screened for their U.S.  festival premier at WorldFest-Houston, International judges honored “Pirate Brothers” with the prestigious Platinum Remi Award while “Heathens And Thieves” grabbed two awards including Special Jury Remi Award: Feature Film & Video Production, and for Best Actress: Gwendoline Yeo.

Pirate Brothers (Indonesia/Action)An action packed film from Indonesia, tells the story of brotherhood and vengeance. Orphan brothers separated as children, than reunited by fate to save a loved one, fight to stop an international criminal syndicate of pirate operatives.

After receiving the award, Asun Mawardi, Director of Pirate Brothers said “I am so ecstatic that Pirate Brothers is being embraced by an audience outside of Indonesia”. The film is shot in English and Indonesian, stars Robin Shou (“Mortal Combat” and “Death Race”) and Imd Verdy Bhawanta (Award-winning Capoeira martial artist).

Heathens And Thieves (USA/Action Western) A traditional western tale of two outlaws  greed for gold, and their desperate attempt to put a conspiracy into motion to steal the “Chinaman’s Gold” — before other desperado’s close in.

Heathens And Thieves is a fresh story about the disillusionment during the gold rush and westerners’ fear for Chinese migration “states Megan Peterson, Co-Director. The film stars Don Swayze (younger brother of the late Patrick Swayze), Gwendoline Yeo, (“Desperate Housewives“), and Andrew Simpson.

Both films will have market screenings at this year’s Cannes Marche du film. Heathens And Thieves will be screening May 17th at 12:00 p.m. in Palais E. Pirate Brothers screening on May 19th at 1:30 p.m. in Gray #4. For sales and more information please visit www.MultiVisionnaire.com



Argentinean Superhero ZENITRAM in Brussels International Fantasy Film Festival


The first ever Argentinean superhero movie will make its international festival premier in the 2012 Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival! ZENITRAM has been nominated for the 7th Orbit Prize. The Midnight X-treme screening for ZENITRAM will take place on Friday, April 13th at Tour & Taxis (Avenue du Port 86 1000 Bruxelles) Mag. 2. Participating in one of the most prestigious genre film festivals in Europe, ZENITRAM is sure to wow audiences. Congratulations to director Luis Barone for creating this incredible fantasy flick!

ZENITRAM is a sci-fi satire that takes place in the year 2025, when water is entirely monopolized by corporations. One poor worker is given superhero powers to fly and create water. He becomes known as Zenitram and is hailed by citizens of the nation. However, in order to rescue the world, Zenitram must first conquer his own inner demons. Big bad multinationals, suffocating bureaucracies, human weakness and vanity are universal, but this film offers hope for salvation.

For more information visit:
http://www.multivisionnaire.com/filmdetail.php?fid=198



PIRATE BROTHERS in 45th WorldFest


We are pleased to announce that PIRATE BROTHERS, an Indonesian martial art action film in English and Indonesian, will have its US festival premiere at the 45th Annual WorldFest-Houston International Film and Video Festival from April 13-22. PIRATE BROTHERS has been nominated to receive the prestigious REMI awards in one of its feature film categories at this year’s WorldFest. Congratulations to director Asun Mawardi for this excellent cinematic work!

The fierce and acrobatic protagonists, Sunny and Verdy, are orphan brothers adopted into two very different worlds. While Verdy inherits a powerful enterprise, Sunny enters the pirate underworld. Reunited at last, the powerhouse duo fights to save Verdy’s fiancée and stop the criminal pirate operation.

For more information visit:
http://www.multivisionnaire.com/filmdetail.php?fid=208



MultiVisionnaire attends Berlinale/European Film Market


Multivisionnaire Pictures will be exhibiting at the first international film sales market of the year – Berlinale/EFM for the 6th year in a row. Centrally located at the Martin-Gropius-Bau (MGB), stand #109  from February 9th to the 16th, the team will be meeting with key international theatrical – television – and DVD buyers and distributors worldwide.

Additional, three world premiere market screenings will be held:

PIRATE BROTHERS: 2/12 (Sun), 16:00 at Cinemaxx 12

POWDER: 2/11 (Sat), 16:15 at Marriott 2

I AM BAD: 2/12 (Sun), 10:50 at CinemaxX 12




Juan Minujín featured in 2011 Toronto International Film Festival


Juan Minujín, star of Zenitram, will be making his directorial debut with his dark comedy, Vaquero, at the 2011 Toronto International Film Festival. With Minujín as the director, writer and lead actor, Vaquero will be featured along with several other films from Argentina in the TIFF official selection.

Zenitram, also starring Jordi Mollà and Steven Bauer, was Argentina’s first superhero film. Set in future Buenos Aires, where water is scarce and monopolized by corporations, a poor government worker Martinez (Juan Minujín) becomes our unlikely superhero.

Check out Zenitram at: http://www.multivisionnaire.com/filmdetail.php?fid=198.



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.



2009 Cannes Market Screenings Anounced!


Multivisionnaire is pround to announce the following two screenings at the international Cannes Marche du Film.

The Band (Australia / 91 min / Musical-Erotic-Drama) — When lead singer Jimmy dumps his girlfriend Candy then his rock band Gutter Filth, Candy decides to take his place in the band. Together with sex-obsessed bass player GB, cross-dressing drummer Dee and Jennifer their loyal manager, they begin a journey to stardom. While their success eclipses Jimmy’s, Candy still can’t find the true love she is looking for. But sometimes the things you want are right in front of you. Market Screening: May 16 at 11:30hr @ Palais D.

Dead Air (USA / 93 min / Thriller) — A city is transforms from a normal metropolitan to a nation under siege. Bio-terrorists have unleashed a plague, and people are transforming into maniacs. Safe in his studio, talk-show host Logan Burnhart is the lone voice of the city and the only source of information — but soon he comes under attack and it’s a race against time to save his family from annihilation. Cast: Bill Moseley (The Devil’s Rejects, Halloween), Patricia Tallman (Babylon 5), Navid Negahban. Market Screening: May 18 at 11:30hr @ Palais D.

For both ‘The Band’ and ‘DeadAir’ – this will be their market priemere. Space at each screening is limited. For more information, contact MultiVisionnaire during the Cannes Marche du Film at Space 20.04a.

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The Dark Lurking – Premieres At Fangoria’s In Los Angeles, Ca


The long awaited North American Premiere of “The Dark Lurking” is this weekend at Fangoria’s Weekend Of Horror (at the Los Angeles Convention Center). Only one screening of ‘The Dark Lurking’ is scheduled for Saturday, April 18 at 4:15 pm in Room 501 A-C (West Hall Building; 2nd Floor). Stuart Wall, one of the film’s producer will be on-hand to introduce the film.
The Dark Lurking - Poster
The Dark Lurking‘ takes place 800 meters beneath the Earth’s surface, research station 320 has gone offline. Now hundreds of ravenous and constantly mutating creatures with a taste for human flesh have been let loose. 8 survivors must battle the deadly horde but one of their own is not who they seem. (Directed by: Greg Connors)

Watch the Trailer Here!

This is a high-volocity, shoot-em up action film directly from Australia. It’s a must see for any creature, horror, and action fan. Tickets to ‘Fangoria’s Weekend Of Horror‘ are available at the Conventions Box Office.

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