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FilmRise acquires Kevin Burke’s “24X36″

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 ...
November 22, 2016

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.

Executive producers include Travis Stevens, Stephanie Trepanier, Wendy Donnan, Matthew Chojnacki, Jared Dobbs and Mike Gregory.

The distributor will release the documentary on all major digital platforms, as well as DVD and Blu-ray in 2017. 

The deal was negotiated between FilmRise’s CEO Danny Fisher, and VP of acquisitions Max Einhorn with Snowfort Pictures’ Travis Stevens. 

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.

About The Author
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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