This is a bit of an unusual media market this year, but Christmas at Maxwell’s is holding up just fine and we are excited about the various TV, DVD, VOD, and non-theatrical deals in place. We are looking to MIPCOM to help finalize several more deals around the world. Christmas at Maxwell’s is becoming a Christmas Classic movie and we are seeing this in our audience reception.
Cleveland, OH (Vocus) October 8, 2008
Laufer Film's holiday release, Christmas at Maxwell's Laufer Film and Cassie Yde of TVS are heading to MIPCOM with a series of deals in hand. Deals include a growing 40% USA TV syndication coverage, UK DVD distribution, non-theatrical distribution with Swank Motion Picture Co, VOD and numerous pending international deals. Laufer Film President, Bill Laufer said, “This is a bit of an unusual media market this year, but Christmas at Maxwell’s is holding up just fine and we are excited about the various TV, DVD, VOD, and non-theatrical deals in place. We are looking to MIPCOM to help finalize several more deals around the world. Christmas at Maxwell’s is becoming a Christmas Classic movie and we are seeing this in our audience reception.”
MIPCOM takes place in Cannes, France from October 13 – 17, 2008 and Laufer Film is represented by The Television Syndication Company’s Cassie M. Yde, President and Mary Joyce, International Sales Executive. TVS is handling world wide rights.Some TV and additional rights are still available for selected countries.
The Christmas at Maxwell’s cast includes Andrew May (Duet and 227 for Fox, Striking Distance for Columbia Pictures, Shades of Gray and The Babe Ruth Story for NBC,) Jacqueline “Jack” Hourigan (popular new Canadian star - How to Boil Water (The Food Network), Ready as She Grows (DIY Network) and Three Takes Slice TV), English Singer, song-writer Helen Welch with a cameo by writer / director Bill Laufer.
Peggy Moen of the Wanderer says, “Clarence the angel in It's a Wonderful Life, answers to Joseph in Heaven, and Christmas at Maxwell's has an angelic character with a name reminiscent of St. Joseph.”
“Christmas at Maxwell’s” is based in part on a true story. “... it's a rare example of truly independent filmmaking..." says Maitland McDonagh of TV GUIDE. Audiences young and old are connecting with this Dove Foundation Award winning PG-rated holiday film.
Contact Cassie M. Yde, President of The Television Syndication Co, Inc. at 520 Sabal Lake Drive Suite #108 Longwood, FL 32779 USA. Office: 1-(407) 788-6407, Fax: 1-(407) 788-4397 for syndication and distribution information. Please see an EPA Press Kit at http://www.christmasatmaxwells.com/press-kit-epk/PK-LG.pdf
LauferFilm.com was founded in 1996 by Georgetown University grads Bill and Tiffany Laufer. They are a father - daughter film team. For additional info, check http://www.lauferfilm.com, http://www.christmasatmaxwells.com/ & http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0420550/