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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
Senior staff writer Frederick Blichert comes to realscreen with a background as a journalist and freelance film critic. He has previously written for VICE, Paste Magazine, Senses of Cinema, Xtra, Canadian Cinematographer and elsewhere. He holds a Master of Arts in film studies from Carleton University and a Master of Journalism from the University of British Columbia.

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