Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) May 14, 2013
Leading Acquisitions company ITN Distribution Inc. (ITN) announced their slate for the world-famous Marché du Film and Cannes Film Festival, taking place May 15-24th, 2013. Based in Riviera C-11, ITN staff will be among the thousands of industry professionals conducting sales for their 100 plus indie films. This year's market selection is a mix of star-driven independents in a variety of genres, including, action, horror, thriller, drama, comedy, romance, war, action, family and Sci-fi. The lineup includes a brand new crime thriller, The Suspect, starring Mekhi Phifer (8 Mile, ER), William Sadler (Iron Man 3) and Sterling K. Brown (Army Wives).
ITN President and CEO, Stuart Alson commented: “As always I am thrilled to have a presence at Cannes; we get a unique opportunity to connect with the top players in the international film industry.” Alson continued, “I look forward to hatching deals and networking at this robust event where creativity certainly meets commerce."
ITN'S 2013 CANNES LINE-UP:
THE SUSPECT: 90 min. Crime Thriller. A bank robbery takes an unexpected, deadly turn. Cast: Mekhi Phifer (Clockers, 8 Mile, ER), William Sadler (Iron Man 3), and Sterling K. Brown (Army Wives).
AMY: 90min. Thriller. Complete.
Amy discovers that her Amish village is in the fall of demonic possession. As Amy tries to stop the fall of her village, the possession grips her soul.
Cast: Christopher Atkins (The Blue Lagoon), Jessica DiGiovanni, Kurt Peterson.
THE SECRET VILLAGE: 90min. Thriller. Complete.
Two strangers research a mysterious outbreak of mass hysteria in a small village.
Cast: Jonathan Bennett (Pawn, Van Wilder, Mean Girls), Ali Faulkner (Twilight: Breaking Dawn), Stelio Savante (Starship Troopers 3) and Richard Riehle (Office Space, The Man From Earth).
SINS: 90min. Action/Thriller. Complete.
Two ex-gangsters meet on a high-speed train to Sicily. Cast: Danny Glover, Michael Madsen, John Savage, Steven Bauer, Anne Jeffreys, and Hal Yamanouchi.
THE LEGENDS OF NETHIAH: 93min. Sci-Fi/Action/Fantasy. Complete.
A grandfather introduces his grandson to a fantasy world of creatures and science-fiction.
Cast: John Heard (Home Alone, Prison Break), Theresa Russell (Spider Man 3, Eureka, The Last Tycoon), Robert Picardo (Star Trek) and Julie Michaels (Titanic, Batman Forever).
THE BILL COLLECTOR: 93min. Action. Complete.
Danny Trejo is The Bill Collector.
Cast: Danny Trejo, Brandon Hardesty, Gary Moore and Ron Kenoly.
DO NOT DISTURB: 98 min. Thriller/Horror. Complete.
After the murder of his fiancee Katherin, floundering screenwriter Don Malek is hell bent on revenge. Plagued with personal demons, Don checks into a seedy motel room to enact a bloody rampage. When he checks in, no one checks out.
Cast: Corey Haim, Stephen Geoffreys, Tiffany Shepis, Ezra Buzzington,
NIGHT SIGHTS: 89min. Sci-Fi. Complete.
A network of people collect souls, preparing them for their journey out of this universe.
Cast: Tom Virtue (Transformers: The Dark Side of the Moon, Hitchcock)
ZERO DARK DIRTY: 90min. Complete.
The biggest movie of the year gives birth to the biggest spoof of the year...Zero Dark Dirty.
Cast: Corey Feldman, Daniel Balwin, Frank Stallone, Mark Metcalf (Animal House, The Stupids), Alexander Loy and Larry Thomas (Seinfeld).
POPULATION 2: 90min. Sci-Fi. Complete.
Set against the backdrop of a post-Apocalypse Earth, Population 2 is about a relationship that ends in tragedy forcing a woman to struggle in the aftermath.
THE OUIJA EXPERIMENT: 90min. Horror. Complete.
A group of friends play with a Ouija board and record it. The footage they captured cannot be explained.
Cast: Justin Armstrong, Dave Clark, Miranda Martinez, Carson Underwood and Eric Window.
GOD DON’T MAKE THE LAWS: 100min. Drama. Complete.
In the Village of Rockwell, time has frozen. Nobody gets sick; nobody ages, and nobody dies.
Cast: Ella Rae Peck (Gossip Girl) Paul Sorvino (Goodfellas), Robert Prescott (Michael Clayton), Peter Vack (CBGB) and Bruce Davison (X-Men and X2).
PASTOR SHEPHERD: 90min. Family. Complete.
The tale of a down-on-his-luck freeze-dried-pet-salesman and his journey to become the first-ever-cyber-evangelist.
Cast: Danny Trejo, Maria-Elena Laas and Pastor Shepherd.
MASTERMINDS: 90min. Action. Complete.
The line between loyalty and deceit is thin, as everyone involved in the mastermind plot is faced with a fight for their lives.
Cast: Tila Tequila, Tray Chaney and Nick Hogan.
ASHES: 90min. Drama. Complete.
Ashes follows the story of two brothers whose lives are unraveling. As one brother plummets into mental illness, the other, Ashes, copes by throwing himself into the world of crime.
Cast: Piper Perabo (Covert Affairs), Ajay Naidu (Office Space), Heather Burns (HBO's Bored to Death), and Faran Tahir (Iron Man).
SISTER ITALY: 90min. Family Comedy. Complete.
A heartfelt, hilarious, culinary escapade that follows the fortunes of two Italian-American sisters, Italia and Maria, who are rival cooks.
Cast: Angelo Bonsignore, Mario Bosco and Angela Rago.
THE HOSPITAL: 90min. Horror. Complete.
Old St. Leopold's Hospital has many urban legends surrounding it, but the residents of Bridgeport all agree on one thing: tortured souls roam its abandoned halls.
Cast: John Dugan (The Texas Chainsaw Massacre), Scott Tepperman (Ghost Hunters International), Jim O'Rear (The Dead Matter).
THUGZ: 90min. Action/Thriller. Complete.
Four friends from Brooklyn pay the ultimate price when they seek revenge against a low-level gangster.
Cast: Peter Greene (Pulp Fiction, The Mask), Kevin Corrigan (Pineapple Express), Arthur Nascarella (Sopranos), Federico Castellucio (Sopranos), and David Dastmalchian (The Dark Knight).
CELLMATES: 85min Prison Movie. Complete.
After being sentenced to a Texas prison for fraud, Leroy Lowe, a Grand Dragon in the Ku Klux Klan, is paired with an Hispanic cellmate.
Cast: Stacy Keach (The Bourne Legacy), Hector Jimenez (Nacho Libre), Tom Sizemore (Saving Private Ryan) and Kevin P. Farley (Farley Brothers, The Waterboy).
WEDDING DAY: 92min. Thriller. Complete.
The happiest day of their lives is now their deadliest.
Cast: C. Thomas Howell (ET), Andre Gordon (Olympus Has Fallen), David Koechner (Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy), Stephanie Drapeau, Brandon Molale (Gangster Squad), Lisa Ann Walter (The Parent Trap) and Patrick Kilpatrick (Minority Report).
ITN has been attending Cannes as well as other premiere international markets including American Film Market (AFM), MIPCOM, MIPTV, Hong Kong FILMART, NATPE Miami, NATPE Budapest, and Berlin-European Film Market (EFM) for over a decade. With an expanded library of over 100 titles, ITN has worked hard to shape a realistic approach to independent film distribution in territories worldwide. To schedule an appointment, please email VP Nicole Holland at meetings(at)itndistribition(dot)com. A full catalog of ITN titles and trailers can be viewed at itndistribution.com. For any media requests, please email Briege McGarrity at bmcgarritypr(at)gmail(dot)com or call 917-520-7343.
About ITN Distribution Inc. - Founded by entertainment impresario Stuart Alson in 2001, ITN distribution has become a leading independent film distribution company, known to buyers worldwide. Over the past 12 years, it has established itself as a major player in the world of distribution and specializes in negotiating the best deal possible for their clients. ITN’s objective is to become a top source for attracting, acquiring, understanding and selling product.