DENVER, April 9, 2019 / PRNewswire / – Fathom Events today announced that it has entered into a multi-year master distribution agreement with global independent film distributor 1091, formerly known as The Orchard. Under the agreement, 1091 and Fathom will work to curate and distribute compelling content, including sports and action / adventure films, to theaters across United States.
1091 is a global commercial distribution company for independent creators of film and television content. The new company is investing in technology, new delivery options and business intelligence that will provide higher levels of transparency to its customers.
In 2018, the two companies joined forces to distribute the hit titles “Andy Irons: Kissed By God “, with a triple world champion surfer Andy Irons, and the acclaimed rock climbing documentary “The Dawn Wall”. The first title slated for distribution under the deal will be “Heavy Water”, the big wave surfing documentary directed by Michael Oblowitz and produced by Red Bull Media House and All Edge Entertainment.
âWe are thrilled to team up with 1091 to bring the best in sports and action / adventure content to audiences. Our cinema network brings together enthusiasts for almost any content and 1091 has the capacity to deliver what sports fans want to see on the big screen. Â»Said the CEO of Fathom Events Ray nutt. “We look forward to continuing our successful partnership with the 1091 team.”
“This agreement provides us with a powerful distribution network to continue bringing exciting action sports content to the big screen,” said Danny Grant Senior Vice President, Films and Strategic Partnerships at 1091. âThe Fathom team excels in organizing events, promoting and distributing our unique content to engage the largest audience and create momentum for a downstream pipeline. solid. “
About Fathom events
Fathom Events is the leading distributor of event cinema with theater locations in the Top 100 DMAÂ® (Designated Market Areas) and ranks among the largest distributors of theater content. Owned by AMC Entertainment Inc. (NYSE: AMC); Cinemark Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CNK); and Regal Cinemas, a subsidiary of the Cineworld Group (LSE: CINE.L), Fathom Events offers a variety of unique entertainment events in movie theaters such as live performances of the Metropolitan Opera, the best stage productions of Broadway, major sporting events, epic concerts, the yearlong TCM Big Screen Classics series, inspiring events and popular anime franchises. Fathom Events takes audiences behind the scenes for unique extras, including audience Q&A, behind-the-scenes footage, and interviews with cast and crew, creating the ultimate VIP experience. Fathom Events’ Digital Live Broadcasting Network (“DBN”) is the largest cinema broadcast network in Canada. North America, broadcasting live and pre-recorded events to more than 1,000 locations and 1,578 screens in 181 DMAs. The company also offers businesses a compelling national footprint for hosting employee meetings, customer awards events and new product launches. For more information visit www.FathomEvents.com.
1091 is a global commercial distribution platform for independent creators of film and television content, with the intention of investing in technology and business intelligence. 1091 Media and its executives are growth investors who also run Dimensional Associates, the private equity arm of JDS Capital Management, Inc. From 2003 to 2015, they owned various media companies through Dimensional, including The Orchard and Dimensional Music Publishing. . 1091 content is available in over 90 territories around the world and features 4,000 titles in its library, including the premier catalog of action sports. 1091 film releases include BIRDS OF PASSAGE, WE THE ANIMALS, THE HERO, EL ANGEL produced by Pedro Almodovar, AMERICAN ANIMALS and BPM (Beats Per Minute) as well as Oscar nominated documentaries CARTEL LAND and LIFE, ANIMATED; and HUNT FOR THE WILDERPEOPLE by Taika Waititi and WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS. The next versions include by Werner Herzog MEET GORBACHEV and HALSTON. For more information on 1091 Media, please visit, www.1091media.com.
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