In a recent exclusive, business bible SCREEN INTERNATIONAL reveals that TWO FOR JOY has been launched at this year’s Cannes Film Festival by sales outfit INDEPENDENT FILM COMPANY, alongside a host of other titles by a number similarly distinctive British directors.
Based in London and led by CEO Luc Roeg and Managing Director Andrew Orr, Independent is a is a fully integrated content creation and distribution company specialising in developing, producing, financing, distributing, selling and marketing film and television. Over the past decade, Independent has built a reputation within the industry for creating and distributing innovative and original content. Working with leading talent from around the world combined with a deep understanding of the marketplace, Independent has the ability to create and add value to the content it produces and distributes.
In the Screen article, Andrew Orr discusses the acquisitions:
“These are exciting directors telling powerful stories made for the big screen, each with a distinct and arresting perspective on the human condition. We are proud to be working with this talented group of film-makers and excited to be introducing their next projects, to those international buyers in Cannes who we know are – like us – fans of bold and beautiful cinema.”
TWO FOR JOY, written and directed by Tom Beard with whom we worked with on short film Rags, will star Samantha Morton and Billie Piper and is set to shoot towards the end of summer this year. More information is available at the links below.