Cinedigm (NASDAQ: CIDM) has acquired all North American and Latin American distribution rights to Destin Daniel Cretton’s 2013 SXSW Film Festival dual Grand Jury and Audience Award winner SHORT TERM 12. Cinedigm plans to release the film theatrically in late summer with an eye towards awards for the film and its performances.
Cretton is represented by WME, manager Jonathan Hung, and Chad Christopher of SMGSB.About Cinedigm Over the past decade, Cinedigm has led the digital distribution revolution that continues to transform the media landscape. In addition to its pioneering role in transitioning movie theatres from traditional film prints to digital distribution, Cinedigm continues to advance worldwide cinema modernization with its suite of software products allowing exhibitors and distributors to manage their newly digital businesses with efficiency, insight and certainty. And, as the leading distributor of independent content in the world, Cinedigm collaborates with producers and the exhibition community with unequalled transparency to market, source, curate and distribute quality content across all digital platforms to targeted and profitable audiences. The company’s library of over 5,000 titles includes award-winning documentaries from Docurama Films®, next-gen indies from Flatiron Film Company® and acclaimed independent films and festival picks through partnerships with the Sundance Institute and Tribeca Film. Cinedigm is proud to distribute many Oscar®-nominated films including “The Invisible War,” “Hell and Back Again,” “GasLand,” “Waste Land” and “Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory.” Upcoming CEG multi-platform releases include Dante Ariola’s ARTHUR NEWMAN, Craig Zisk’s THE ENGLISH TEACHER, Jared Moshe’s DEAD MAN’S BURDEN, Geoffrey Fletcher’s VIOLET & DAISY, MalikaZouhali-Worrall and Katherine Fairfax Wright’s CALL ME KUCHU, Jimmy Loweree’s ABSENCE, and Shaul Schwarz’s NARCO CULTURA. Cinedigm™ and Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp™ are trademarks of Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp www.cinedigm.com. [CIDM-G]