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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
Andrew Tracy joined Realscreen as associate editor in 2021, following 17 years as managing editor of the award-winning international film magazine Cinema Scope. From 2010 to 2020 he also held the position of senior editor at the Toronto International Film Festival, where he oversaw the flagship publication for the organization’s year-round Cinematheque programming and edited its first original monograph in a decade, Steve Gravestock’s A History of Icelandic Film. He was a scriptwriter and consultant on the first season of the Vice TV series The Vice Guide to Film, and his writing and reporting have been featured in such outlets as Cinema Scope, Reverse Shot, Sight & Sound, Cineaste, Film Comment, MUBI Notebook, POV, and Montage.

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