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Demarest Films, Kilburn Media Back the Fremantle Corp.

Specialty film financiers Demarest Films and Kilburn Media have acquired investment stakes in the Canadian-based TV production-distribution shingle The Fremantle Corp. as former Lionsgate exec Brad Pelman is installed as CEO. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed, but the new stake sees Demarest and Kilburn continue their content development push that includes a first-look […]

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Two Night Stand is One Delicious Movie

“LOOK, I’VE warned him. If he dies, I can’t take responsibility!” That was the beautiful “Black Swan” Oscar winner Natalie Portman, after hugging it out with fledgling director Max Nichols, at the party after the screening of his movie, “Two Night Stand.” Miss Portman had avoided kisses and embraces earlier in the evening: “Oh, I […]

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Demarest Films & Cinedigm Form Unique Strategic Co-Acquistion & Distribution Partnership

SHORT TERM 12, winner of Los Angeles Film Festival Audience Award and the dual winner of SXSW Grand Jury and Audience Awards, is slated as initial release LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Demarest Films and Cinedigm (NASDAQ:CIDM) today announced they have entered into a co-acquisition and distribution partnership that combines Cinedigm’s full service acquisition and digital distribution […]

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Investors Form Finance Banner Demarest Films

Lambert Media Group’s Michael Lambert and Sam Englebardt have partnered with investor William D. Johnson to form specialty film financing banner Demarest Films. Johnson is the son of Franklin Templeton Investments founder Charles B. Johnson. Demarest started film financing operations in November after making investments in an array of public and private media and technology […]

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