Industry News

‘California Typewriter’: Documentary Featuring Tom Hanks, John Mayer Gets Late Summer Release

March 29, 2017
ARTICLE BY: DAVE MCNARY   Gravitas Ventures has bought U.S. rights to the documentary “California Typewriter,” which will open the 41st Cleveland International Film Festival on Wednesday. “California Typewriter,” which premiered at the 2016 Telluride
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‘Mission Control: The Unsung Heroes of Apollo’ Bought by Gravitas

February 24, 2017
ARTICLE BY: DAVE MCNARY Gravitas Ventures has acquired worldwide rights from Haviland Digital to the documentary “Mission Control: The Unsung Heroes of Apollo” ahead of its world premiere at the South by Southwest
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Home entertainment market tops $250BN

February 3, 2017
ARTICLE BY: MICHELLE CLANCY The home video and pay-TV market totalled $251.5 billion in 2016, up by 3% year-on-year, with pay-TV accounting for 86% of global video entertainment spend, says researcher
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Independent Documentary Distribution in Turbulent Times

January 30, 2017
ARTICLE BY: SUSAN MARGOLIN AND JON REISS During IDA's Getting Real 2016 conference back in September, we held a panel called "So Your Film Didn't Get Into Sundance (and Even If
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‘Folk Hero and Funny Guy’: Alex Karpovsky-Wyatt Russell Comedy Finds a Buyer

January 18, 2017
ARTICLE BY: DAVE MCNARY Gravitas Ventures has acquired the worldwide rights to the comedy “Folk Hero and Funny Guy,” starring Alex Karpovsky and Wyatt Russell. The film premiered in April at the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival and
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