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Morgan Spurlock’s doc is acquired at Sundance

Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions has acquired Morgan Spurlock's The Greatest Movie Ever Sold, giving it the distinction of being the first film to be picked up at the Sundance Film Festival.
January 21, 2011

Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions has acquired Morgan Spurlock’s The Greatest Movie Ever Sold, giving it the distinction of being the first film to be picked up during the Sundance Film Festival.

SPWA picked up the North American rights to the documentary, which explores product placement, marketing and advertising, while also being funded by all three of those things.

The doc will be distributed through Sony Pictures Classics for an April release.

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Selina Chignall joins the realscreen team as a staff writer. Prior to working with rs, she covered lobbying activity at Hill Times Publishing. She also spent a year covering the Hill as a journalist with iPolitics. Her beat focused on youth, education, democratic reform, innovation and infrastructure. She holds a Master of Arts in Journalism from Western University and a Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto.

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