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Red Arrow and Genetic Entertainment form first-look deal

Newly formed U.S. producer Genetic Entertainment has given Red Arrow Entertainment Group first look rights and worldwide distribution, excluding the U.S. in a new deal.
December 17, 2010

Newly formed U.S. prodco Genetic Entertainment has offered Red Arrow Entertainment Group first look rights and worldwide distribution, excluding the U.S., in a new deal. Red Arrow will have first look at Genetic’s development and distribute the L.A.-based company’s output through sales division SevenOne International. Genetic, formed by executive producers David Wyler, Lincoln Hiatt and Curt Northrup, will retain the rights to its shows in the U.S. Some of those titles include reality competition format Home Sweet Hotel, and game shows Beat the Average and Don’t Panic!, which have each already sold into Europe.

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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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