VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 17, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Amcomri Entertainment Inc. (“Amcomri” or the “Company”) (NEO: AMEN) (Frankfurt: 25Y0) is pleased to announce that it will be exhibiting at this Film Market of the Year, Cannes Film Festival, with its largest presence and wide range of new content, both in library and in-house productions.
Robert Price, CEO of Amcomri, said, “We are heading to the world’s most important film event with our largest and strongest library and slate of new releases in our history. As we continue to develop our future production pipeline, this is proof that we are on the right track with our growth strategy.
At Marché du Film 2022, Amcomri Entertainment will unveil 12 new titles, including four Amcomri productions released in 2022. Alongside the company’s extensive catalog of over 2,000 films, it will highlight upcoming productions in its pipeline with co-productions distributed worldwide through its network. At Cannes, Amcomri will also continue to focus on building distribution relationships with new and existing global partners.
“Thanks to the brilliant work of everyone in the company, and in particular our teams working on productions in Canada, we look forward to an excellent Cannes for Amcomri Entertainment. Due to this presence at the event, as well as our inaugural first quarter results as a public company announced yesterday, we are confident in our plan for significant growth,” Mr. Price added.
Key new releases unveiled at the Cannes Film Market include:
Left Behind: The Rise of the Antichrist
After the 2014 thriller Left over with Nicholas Cage, Left Behind: The Rise of the Antichrist is the next installment in the New York Times bestselling book series, which has sold 80 million copies. It was fully financed and produced by Amcomri Entertainment through Amcomri Productions, with international sales handled by Amcomri’s 101 Films International. Left Behind: The Rise of the Antichrist is Amcomri’s highest-budget production to date, with filming completed in Calgary, Alberta.
Directed by Stephen Hall and starring John Rhys-Davies, The doors is set in London in the 1890s. Filming wrapped in February 2022 in Ireland, with the completed film available for the Film Market. 101 Films International will manage worldwide sales of the Amcomri feature film.
A house for the holidays
Filmed and produced in Alberta, Canada, A house for the holidays was financed and produced by Amcomri Productions, under an agreement with Alberta-based Polyscope Productions and Alberta Film Projects. A house for the holidays A first trailer will be presented during the Marché du Film.
Christmas at the Holly Day Inn
With principal photography announced at the Marché du Film, Christmas at the Holly Day Inn will be a classic festive element. Fully financed and produced by Amcomri Productions, and 101 Films International attached as sales agent and film set for Alberta, Canada, Christmas at the Holly Day Inn will be available in the fourth quarter of 2022.
With Bryon Mann, Robert Patrick and Helena Mattsson, dark trump is a highly anticipated spy thriller. With international sales for dark trump being managed by Amcomri’s 101 Films International, the first trailer will be shown during the Marché du Film.
Alongside our production and financing plans, Amcomri Entertainment will present and screen three titles at the Marché du Film, Cannes, father of flies, Fear the Invisible Man (a remake of the classic HG Wells novel, whose 2020 version grossed over $140 million at the box office) and The most dangerous game. Amcomri’s growth plan incorporates both the volume and quality of film, television and documentary content in our libraries, and we believe that screening these incredible productions helps achieve this goal.
About Amcomri Entertainment Inc.
Amcomri Entertainment Inc. (NEO: AMEN) (Frankfurt: 25Y0) provides global distribution capabilities to independent producers of films, documentaries and television series as well as its own in-house productions. With decades of experience across all key media platforms, Amcomri is quickly becoming the go-to team for independent producers seeking the widest possible audience for their productions. The Amcomri Entertainment Inc. group of companies includes 101 Films, 101 Films International, Hollywood Classics International, Amcomri Productions, Appreciated Media Global, Amcomri Productions and Abacus Media Rights.
For more information about Amcomri, see its disclosure documents on SEDAR at www.sedar.com or visit the company’s website at www.amcomrientertainmentinc.com.
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