New York-based film and television sales agent FilmRise has secured the worldwide distribution rights to Kevin Burke’s 24X36: A Movie About Movie Posters.
The film explores the lost art of movie poster illustration through the recollections of the filmmakers, collectors, historians, artists and curators committed to keeping the tradition alive.
Interviews featured in the film include such renowned illustrators as David Byrd, Roger Kastel, Jason Edmiston, Gary Pullin, Justin Erickson, Paige Reynolds and Laurent Durieux.
24X36, whichheld its world premiere at Fantastic Fest in Austin, Texas, was produced by Kevin Burke, Graham Lee, Andrea Butler, Richard Chan and Snowfort Pictures’ David Lawson.
The distributor will release the documentary on all major digital platforms, as well as DVD and Blu-ray in 2017.
“24X36 is a love letter to the generations of artists and collectors who have carried on one of Hollywood’s oldest traditions,” said Fisher in a statement.