Decandencia Stimulates Berlin with a Market Premiere Screening at EFM 2015


“DECADENCIA” – screening at EFM during the film market for buyers and festival programmers.

Screening: Friday, February 6th at 14:20pm (2:20pm) at the Parliament.

“DECADENCIA” (Erotic / Drama / 91min / 2015) will be screened as a completed film. Intensely sensual yet tastefully brilliant in its cinematic style, “DECADENCIA” has been compared to Stanley Kubricks “EYES WIDE SHUT” and Sam Taylor’s “FIFTY SHADES OF GREY” premiering at EFM. This stimulating film, features Anabel Bolio (Nataly Umanã), an innocent young woman who falls victim to a rich and handsome entrepreneur, Oskar Pratz (Alejandro Estrada) who’s sexual games and self-destructive nature sends them downward into a dangerous act that leads to tragedy.

Buyers interested in learning about availability of “DECADENCIA” should contact Managing Partner, Sean Haley at the EFM, Martin-Gropius-Bau (MGB), Stand #115.



Getting Geared Up For Cannes!


Getting geared up for Cannes, MultiVisionnaire is attending with an exciting new lineup of world premieres.

Youth comedy “DEATH TO PROM, the prom committee president is determined to destroy prom, but with an evolving love triangle between him, his BFF and a handsome soccer player, this high fashion high school drama has enough glamour and attitude for “Project Runway” and enough heart to make Molly Ringwald bite her lip with anticipation.

“FINDING LOVE IN ALASKA”, starring Antoinette Kalaj (Riddick, Don Jon), Jonathan Bennet (Mean Girls, Van Wilder), Mischa Barton (The OC, The Sixth Sense) and Billy Zane, is a love story of a man who meets the love of his life while he escapes his life to the magnificent Alaska.

“DECADENCIA (Decadence) — an erotic arthouse perfect for world cinema arthouse buyers. A rare Latin cinema gem from the next-gen Mexican director Joaquin Rodriguez, it is comparable to Stanley Kubrick’s “Eyes Wide Shut” and the upcomming “Fifty Shades of Grey.” Currently in post production with theatrical release in 2015.

Additionally, MultiVisionnaire has two debut features in post production available for territories –Sci-Fi Action “RZ-9” and creature feature “FRESHWATER” will also have their first-look footage at Cannes.

MultiVisionnaire will be located in Riviera D2 at Cannes/ Marche du Film from May 14 to May 21. If interested to coordinating meetings, please email market@multivisionnaire.com.



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.



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.



The Blue Apple Tree Won FIPRESCI International Film Critic Award


We have received a great news that deserved to be shared with the world. Olegario Barrera’s “THE BLUE APPLE TREE (El Manzano Azul)” just won the prestigous FIPRESCI International Film Critic Award at Schlingel International FilmFestival for Children and Young Audience, for its storytelling of humanitarian message.

This family film takes us on an adventure into the countryside of the dazzling Venezuelan Andes with eleven-year-old Diego. Spending his summer with a grandfather he barely knows, in a secluded village that’s low on technology but high on kid bullies, Diego expects a summer of misery and boredom. However, when he discovers a mysterious blue apple tree and meets a young girl that he takes a strong interest in, Diego finds himself in a series of misadventures that teach him more and more about the importance of family, love, and friendship. Diego learns to live life differently and has an amazing experience that will stay with him for the rest of his life.

According to the international jury, the film not only provide a key role of education about human rights, human relationship to the nature and social responsibility, but most valuable is that it creates a story form that little children can understand these key messages.

The film is a true gem for buyers looking for quality drama or family feature.



“Live At The Foxes Den” Takes Flight With Encore Inflight


May 17, 2013 – Cannes, France – Encore has acquired international in-flight rights of “Live At The Foxes Den”.

Live At The Foxes Den” is a musical romantic-drama about a promising young lawyer, Bobby Kelly (Jackson Rathbone Twilight Trilogy), who becomes torn, continue his corporate career or pursue a dream as a singer at The Foxes Den, a once-cool jazz lounge forgotten in time. The film marks the directorial debut of Michael Kristoff; co-written with Jack Holmes; and co-stars, Elliott Gould (Ocean’s Eleven), Bob Gunton (Argo) and Jocelin Donahue. The film features classic songs from Frank Sinatra, Jack Jones and more, performed by the actors, and original music penned by, star and co-writer, Jack Holmes.

“Live At The Foxes Den” is a perfect title for our world airline travels, we’re excited to have found such a gem of a film,” Jovita Toh, CEO, Encore Inflight Limited.

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



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.



YET ANOTHER EXCITING YEAR AT CANNES


MultiVisionnaire Pictures is back at the Cannes Marché du Film with a bigger team and a brand new slate of high-concept films to present to international buyers. Introducing 10 market premieres and 4 world premieres, the lineup includes warm-hearted family films My Dog the Champion, and The Blue Apple Tree, to off-the-wall action wall action comedies FDR: American Badass! and Bullets & Cookies, to ever-popular genre film Zombie Island. MultiVisionnaire will also be screening the following films:

The Last Death (La Ultima Muerte) (Mexico /Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller / 2012) –Starring: Kuno Becker (Goal!), Álvaro Guerrero and Manolo Cardona. When Dr. Alexanderson finds an unconscious unidentified man outside his country cabin, he is compelled to help and bring light to the dark memory of the mystery man. “No act of kindness goes unpunished” holds true in this thriller about the dangers and larger than life conspiracy that the good doctor willingly invites in with the mysterious young man. Premiere Market Screening: May 18 at 13:30, Palais D


FDR: American Badass! (USA /Comedy / 2013) Starring: Barry Bostwick, Kevin Sorbo, Bruce McGill, Lin Shaye, Ray Wise, Ross Patterson. As one of the best presidential biopics going down in history, this kick-werewolf-ass WWII movie chronicles the adventures of FDR, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, as he rides a “Wheelchair of Death” tricked out by the CIA and Einstein with rocket launchers and machine guns to stop the world from being taken over by polio-carrying Nazi werewolves during WWII. The Axis of Lycan Evil consists of a deadly menace led by Werewolf Hitler, Mussolini and Emperor Hirohito. World Premiere Screening: May 17 at 15:30, Palais B


Live at the Foxes Den (USA /Musical Drama / 2013) Starring: Jackson Rathbone (Twilight), Jack Holmes (Chavez), Elliott Gould, Bob Gunton (Argo). Bobby Kelly is a young, hotshot corporate attorney who has it all–money, good looks, women. That is, until his life is flipped upside down after spending one whimsical night at a local lounge called “The Foxes Den.” After hearing him sing, the owner of The Foxes Den offers Bobby a job as the lounge’s new singer. It’s a dream come true, yet it’s something Bobby never could have imagined. Ultimately, Bobby is faced with the decision of whether or not to throw away all he’s worked for and chase his lifelong dream. Premiere Market Screening: May 16 at 12:00, Palais E


From May 15 to 22, MultiVisionnaire will be meeting with key international theatrical – telelvision – and DVD buyers and distributors during the market at RIVIERA, Stand D2.



MULTIVISIONNAIRE ACQUIRES FANTASY FAMILY FILM


MultiVisionnaire is bringing a bit of family magic to its lineup with Olegario Barrera’s The Blue Apple Tree, AKA El Manzano Azul.

This family film, shot in HD, takes us on an adventure into the countryside of the dazzling Venezuelan Andes with eleven-year-old Diego. Spending his summer with a grandfather he barely knows, in a secluded village that’s low on technology but high on kid bullies, Diego expects a summer of misery and boredom. However, when he discovers a mysterious blue apple tree and meets a young girl that he takes a strong interest in, Diego finds himself in a series of misadventures that teach him more and more about the importance of family, love, and friendship. Diego learns to live life differently and has an amazing experience that will stay with him for the rest of his life.

This film, which received a standing ovation at its premiere in the Centro de Arte de Maracaibo Lía Bermúdez and won Best Narrative Feature and an Audience Award at the 2012 Festival of Latin American Cinema, will now be traveling to Cannes’ MIPTV and Marche du Film with international sales agent MultiVisionnaire Pictures. English language dub is available. You can find more details on The Blue Apple Tree’s page here.



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.