The varied catalog includes recent award-winning titles such as Parasite and Shirley, along with remakes of classic films, documentaries, comedies, dramas and more.
Following recent announcement with Telefónica Media Networks to manage the sales of Movistar Latin American series in the region, EO Media continues to boost its Distribution Division Catalogue, signing a new deal to manage the Latin America broadcast sales of Impacto Cine including a quality catalogue over 60 titles, after their theatrical release.
The catalogue is led by most recent Oscar Academy Award Best Picture Parasite, from writer, director and producer Bong Joon-ho, and recent Sundance Film Festival Special Jury Award Shirley, starring Elisabeth Moss (The Handmaid’s Tale, Mad Men, Invisible Man), Michael Stuhlbarg (The Shape of Water, Dr. Strange, A Serious Man) and Logan Lerman (Hunters, Fury, Noah, The Perks of Being a Wallflower, Percy Jackson).
Within its stellar titles, the new pack includes family movies such as the new remakes of classic international successes Lassie and Heidi.
New Warner Bros (Germany), Lassie come home, is the 2020 remake to the classic movie of the same title, Starring Elizabeth Taylor (1943) and based on the beloved dog created by Eric Knight, with over 40 books, 12 movies and the successful Emmy Award winner TV show Lassie. The new Heidi, based on the classic of literature with over 25 adaptations for cinema and TV, counts between its cast with Bruno Ganz, a budget of 9MM and a box office of 38MM worldwide.
The catalogue has a balanced variety of well selected Dramas with top cast and directors, comedies, horror and an interesting selection of documentaries such as The Kleptocrats, based on the incredible scandal of corruption and money laundering behind the production of the movie The Wolf of Wall Street, that ended up with producers in prison and even took down the prime minister of Malaysia, affecting celebrities Leonardo Di Caprio, Robert De Niro and Martin Scorsese.
Also to highlight, the upcoming Simone (to premiere in theatres 2021), an epic biopic on the life of Simone Veil, French lawyer and stateswoman, Auschwitz survivor and first female president of the European Parliament. An extraordinary woman who marked her time with a humanist message of great actuality. Directed by Olivier Dahan, winner of 2 Oscars, a Golden Globe and 5 Cesars for La vie en rose, and Emmy nominee for Grace de Monaco, among over 100 nominations and international awards.
“We feel privileged to be able to manage the rights to such an amazing selection of movies, that we trust will be of great interest for the audiences of Platforms, Networks and channels throughout Latin America, avid of quality content to watch”, Olzanski said.
“We are working strategically to build a solid Distribution Catalogue incorporating a list of movies that adds up to the excellent Movistar series, Nicely pictures & great titles we are already handling, and complements our strategy on the Co-Production side, where we are working steadily with top Latin American talent on the development of an attractive slate of series and movies to be soon announced”.
The distribution deal between EO Media and Impacto Cine comprises all broadcast rights, including VOD, Cable & Free TV windows in the territory.