MPI Inks Deal for IFC Films3 Jun, 2009 By: Chris Tribbey
MPI Media Group has landed DVD distribution rights to future releases from IFC Films.
The deal covers films from IFC in Theaters, which are available on VOD day-and-date with their theatrical releases, and IFC Festival Direct, which are VOD films from major film festivals.
“[IFC is] a true force in independent cinema and an innovator in making film accessible via their diverse delivery platforms,” said MPI CEO Malik Ali.
Previously, IFC had a distribution agreement with Genius Products.
Earlier IFC Films that have made their way to DVD include My Big Fat Greek Wedding, Casa de los Babys and Y Tu Mamá También.
The first two releases, Apres Lui and Nights and Weekends, come in August, with In the Loop, Filth and Wisdom, How To Be and I Hate Valentine's Day also upcoming.