Fremantle and Verve Pictures Join for 'Mischief Night'2 Nov, 2006 By: Thomas K. Arnold
Fremantle Home Entertainment has entered into a joint venture deal with independent U.K. distributor Verve Pictures for the feature film Mischief Night, which becomes FremantleMedia's first theatrical release.
Mischief Night , from award-winning filmmaker Penny Woolcock, opens this week in the United Kingdom and is slated for DVD release in March 2007.
The joint-venture agreement grants both parties all rights for the United Kingdom, including DVD and digital distribution (but not free TV). The deal was brokered by Peter Kalhan, senior VP, home entertainment and archive sales, with Colin Burch, and Julia Short of Verve Pictures.