Press

April 16th, 2013

Deadline Hollywood: Film Arcade And Paramount Team on Sundance Comedy ‘A.C.O.D.’

The Film Arcade and Paramount Home Media Distribution announced today the acquisition of the breakout Sundance comedy A.C.O.D. The Film Arcade will release the film theatrically throughout North America and Paramount Home Media Distribution will manage domestic home entertainment, television licensing and digital distribution, as well as all international distribution. A.C.O.D., which comedically explores the… Read More

February 12th, 2013

Screen Daily: Black Bear Promotes Ben Stillman, Amanda Greenblatt

Black Bear’s Ben Stillman and Amanda Greenblatt have been promoted to vp and creative executive at the New York-based production and financing company. “I’m beyond appreciative of the creativity, dedication and wisdom Ben and Amanda consistently demonstrate,” said Black Bear founder and principal Teddy Schwarzman. “These promotions are much deserved.” Stillman joined Black Bear as… Read More

January 25th, 2013

/Film: ‘A.C.O.D.’ Review: Divorce Has Never Been This Funny [Sundance 2013]

With three days remaining, A.C.O.D. is my favorite film of the 2013 Sundance Film Festival. Directed by first-timer Stuart Zicherman, it’s about “Adult Children of Divorce” and stars Adam Scott as Carter, a man whose parents (Richard Jenkins and Catherine O’Hara) had a brutal breakup on his 9th birthday. Decades later his brother (Clark Duke) decides to take the plunge into matrimony and it… Read More

January 18th, 2013

The Wall Street Journal: The Young Moguls

When director Paul Thomas Anderson began working on “The Master,” a thinly veiled critique of Scientology, he proposed shooting it on 65-millimeter film—a costly option that delivers unusual depth and clarity. Rather than seeking clearance from a phalanx of movie studio executives, Mr. Anderson needed to convince only one person: 26-year-old Megan Ellison. Ms. Ellison,… Read More