‘Watergate’: First Footage Of Charles Ferguson’s Timely Political Scandal Documentary — EFM

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EXCLUSIVE: Here’s some compelling first footage of Oscar winner Charles Ferguson’s (Inside Job) well-received, all-encompassing documentary Watergate, which gets its European premiere at the Berlin Film Festival.
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‘Maiden’ Picked Up From Dogwoof By Sony Pictures Classics

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Sony Pictures Classics has acquired all rights in North America, Middle East, South Africa, Scandinavia, Benelux, India and worldwide airlines to Dogwoof’s Maiden, by Alex Holmes. The documentary had its world premiere at the 2018 Toronto Interna…

Dogwoof Picks Up Tracey Edwards’ Sailing Doc ‘Maiden’ Ahead Of Toronto Premiere

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Dogwoof has picked up sailing feature doc Maiden ahead of its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival.
The London-based sales agent has taken worldwide rights to the doc, which tells the story of Tracy Edwards, a 24-year-old cook on c…

Cannes Classics Pick ‘The Eyes of Orson Welles’ Scores U.S., Overseas Deals (EXCLUSIVE)

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Janus Films has acquired “The Eyes of Orson Welles” for the U.S. and will give the documentary, which premiered in the Cannes Classics lineup, a 2019 release. Billed as a love letter to Welles, Mark Cousins’ film is a portrait of the legendary actor an…

Dogwoof Boards SXSW-Bound Basketball Documentary ‘Chi-Town’ (EXCLUSIVE)

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Dogwoof has acquired “Chi-Town,” Nick Budabin’s feature documentary following the meteoric rise of Keifer Sykes, who went from Chicago’s tough West Side to a shot at the NBA. The underdog story of Sykes, a 5-foot-11-inch point guard, was shot over several years and takes in the injuries, personal losses and Chicago gun violence that provided […]

Sundance VR Documentary ‘Zikr: A Sufi Revival’ Acquired By Dogwoof

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Dogwoof has acquired rights to Zikr: A Sufi Revival, a multiplayer, virtual reality documentary that premiered at the just-wrapped Sundance Film Festival. The deal, its first of its kind for a VR docu in Park City, includes a funding component to support further development that will include an online version allowing multiple players to be networked at once. The distribution portion includes Dogwoof overseeing location based installations at international cultural…

Dogwoof Picks Up Sundance-Bound Documentary ‘Minding the Gap’ (EXCLUSIVE)

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London-based Dogwoof has picked up international rights to “Minding the Gap,” which will have its world premiere at Sundance. It rounds off a good day for the British distributor and sales agent, which saw two of the titles it handles, “City of Ghosts” and “Jane,” receive BAFTA nominations Tuesday for best documentary. The company has […]

Dogwoof Serves Up ‘john + bjorn’ Documentary on McEnroe-Borg Tennis Rivalry (EXCLUSIVE)

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London-based documentary sales specialist Dogwoof has boarded international sales for ‘john + bjorn,’ a feature-length documentary about the fierce rivalry between tennis stars John McEnroe and Bjorn Borg. Dogwoof will shop the project at AFM. Covering some of the same ground as recently released “Borg/McEnroe,” which focused on the players’ battle for supremacy in the […]

Dogwoof Acquires National Geographic Documentary ‘Jane’ for U.K.

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Documentary specialist distributor Dogwoof has acquired Brett Morgen’s “Jane” for the U.K. and Ireland. The National Geographic Documentary Films title will be released in Britain on Nov. 24 following its European premiere Oct. 13 at the BFI London Film Festival. Morgen’s film uses rediscovered 16mm footage from the National Geographic archives to shed fresh light […]

International Deals Roll in for ISIS Feature Documentary ‘City of Ghosts’

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Matt Heineman’s “City of Ghosts” will open in a host of international territories after Dogwoof closed a slew of deals for the acclaimed feature documentary. Documentary distributor Dogwoof had already sealed an agreement with NonStop for Scandinavia where the film will be release in September. The U.K.-based distributor has now brokered deals in Australia and… Read more »