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Miramax Partners for "Pulp Craft" – Consumer Products – Variety

Pulp Fiction, HollyShorts will offer a development deal, Sundance will make a deal with FilmFreeway, and "Portrait of a Woman on Fire" will get an exit date.


Miramax has partnered with White Space Entertainment to manage its portfolio of films in the consumer product space, starting with "Pulp Fiction", diversity has learned very much.

"Miramax and their emblematic films resonate with many audiences," said Stephanie Sberber, CEO of White Space Entertainment. "We look forward to pushing things off with the 25th anniversary of Pulp Fiction, aimed at fans, collectors and movie lovers."

"Stephanie and her team are world-class," said Miramaks director Bill Block. "We are thrilled to have them as partners as we expand our global consumer products business, using our incomparable libraries' titles and our new projects."

White Space Executive Executive Vice President Amy Taylor, who will be in charge of strategic account development, said in a statement: "We could not be more excited about launching a strategic consumer product business for these innovative films with longtime fans and newcomers.

Miramax did not specify what products would come out of the partnership. The company was sold by private equity owners in 2016 to beIN Media Group, which owns 100% of the company. BeIN Media Group is a subsidiary of Qatar Al Jazeera. Miramax has a library of nearly 800 titles from the late 1980s to the present.

Miramax was founded in 1979 by Bob and Harvey Weinstein and was sold to Walt Disney Company in 1993 – at that time she transformed the independent film scene by producing titles such as Sex, Lies and Video and The Crying, . The game. "In 17 years as a Disney label, Miramax's titles include" Fiction "," Love Shakespeare "and" Good Hunt ".


The HollyShorts Festival unites with Impossible Dream Entertainment a prize for one of the winners of the festival, which takes place August 8-17, diversity has learned very much.

Impossible Dream will choose one of the winning skates for 2019 for a development deal with the company. The company is headed by Shawn Redik, who has produced credits for Get Out and BlacKkKlansman and Yvette Yates Redick.

"Year after year, the HollyShorts Film Festival continues to present and present to the entertainment industry exciting new talent, and we look forward to cooperating with the winner of this thirty-year competitive selection," the duo said.

HollyShorts 2018 Best Shorts winners Guy Nattiv and Jaime Ray Newman took Oscar this year in the best shorts for Skin and HollyShorts best director Rayka Zehtabchi won Oscar Best Short documentary about "Period. End sentence. "


FilmFreeway signed an exclusive contract with the Sundance Institute to cope with all the projects presented at the Sundance Film Festival until 2022.

Suggestions for the Sundance Film Festival will be officially opened on on June 3, 2019. Currently, more than 900,000 registered film directors use FilmFreeway to present nearly 8,000 film festivals and creative competitions, including AFI Fest, the International Film Festival in Santa Barbara, Edinburgh. International Film Festival, Miami Film Festival, San Francisco International Film Festival and Academy of Film Arts and Sciences Student Academic Awards.

"A little more than five years ago, as a small startup and even before writing a line of code, we talked about a future where we can someday work someday," said co-founder Zahari Jones. "Now serving as an exclusive service to present such a legendary film festival has realized a dream and a real privilege."


Neon will release on December 6 in Los Angeles and New York the love story of Celine Sciamma "Portrait of a Woman in Fire" for the award of awards.

The film made its world premiere at the Cannes Film Festival and won the best scenario award. Neon and Hulu acquired the North American rights at the festival.

The French language drama was put in the late eighteenth century with a young artist commissioned to draw a portrait of a young woman to be used to make marriage suggestions.


Universal Pictures moved his action-thriller "The Hunt" forward from three weeks to 27 September on October 18th.

"The Hunt" stars Emma Roberts, Justin Hartley, Glen Howard, Ike Barinholtz, Betty Gilpin and Amy Madigan. Craig Zobel was directed by a screenplay by Damon Lindeloff and his collaborator "The Remains" by Nick Kuze.

Jason Bloom produces for Blumhouse Productions along with Lindelof for his white rabbit. Cuse and Zobel Executive Product.

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