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High Point Films snaps up world rights for ‘Cameraman’

High Point Films, the theatrical sales arm for High Point Media Group has the world rights to the feature doc, Cameraman: The Life and Work of Jack Cardiff, which will be part of their recently launched Horizons label.
February 12, 2010

High Point Films, the theatrical sales arm for High Point Media Group has the world rights to the feature doc, Cameraman: The Life and Work of Jack Cardiff, which will be part of their recently launched Horizons label. The film focuses on the life and times of Cardiff, the legendary cinematographer who contributed his talents to films by Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger, Alfred Hitchcock and John Huston among others. The doc includes rare archive footage and contributions from admirers such as Martin Scorsese. High Point will be introducing the film to buyers in Berlin, with Optimum Films releasing it as part of a Jack Cardiff retrospective at the BFI Southbank in the UK in May and then nationwide.

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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