Altitude takes flight at Cannes
by Naman Ramachandran
- Recent additions take company’s slate to 13
Altitude Film Sales has announced new additions and will present footage from these and other films in production to international distributors at the Cannes market. These titles take Altitude’s slate to 13, in its first year of operation. Footage will be shown from Leanne Pooley’s Everest conquest docudrama Beyond The Edge; Julius Avery’s action-thriller Son Of A Gun; music video director Daniel Wolfe’s feature debut Catch Me Daddy; Johannes Roberts’ underwater thriller 47 Meters Down; and Nick Nevern’s football lout spoof The Hooligan Factory (see article).
Altitude’s other signings are Christopher Smith’s family comedy Get Santa; Thomas Daley’s thriller Tiger House; Shane Meadows’ music documentary The Stone Roses: Made Of Stone [+see also:
film profile] (photo); Jabbar Raisani’s sci-fi action Outpost 37; Corin Hardy’s dark thriller The Good People; and Owen Harris’ adaptation of John Niven’s cult novel Kill Your Friends [+see also:
Will Clarke, Chairman and CEO of Altitude Film Entertainment said, “Altitude’s first year is phenomenally exciting as we are working with filmmakers who have highly original and ambitious projects. Our second film, Jabbar Raisani’s Outpost 37, is about to start filming and we are looking forward to showing distributors first-ever footage on five of our projects.”
Mike Runagall, Managing Director of Altitude Film Sales says, “We are thrilled to be adding five distinctive, commercial projects to our debut Cannes slate that show a breadth of genre and filmmaking and with the right elements and quality to achieve international reach, and working to build further on the strong buyer response we received at AFM and Berlin for projects we have already brought to market.”