Sony Inks Distribution Deal With GVN Releasing30 Jun, 2016 By: Erik Gruenwedel
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment June 30 announced a multiyear worldwide home entertainment distribution agreement with GVN Releasing wherein Sony will distribute and market the former’s urban/women/faith-and-family-based content globally in both physical and digital formats.
GVN Releasing recently completed a joint venture with RGM-New Breed to form RGM-New Breed Film Group. The new venture will produce and market five films theatrically over the next three years, with SPHE set to handle all home entertainment distribution. RGM-New Breed, founded in 2012, is an entertainment group focused on faith and family-friendly films, Christian and Gospel music, and uplifting television programming.
GVN Releasing is currently readying the release of A Girl Like Grace, starring Meagan Good, Raven-Symone, Garcelle Beauvais, and Romeo Miller; The Fight Within, starring John Majors and directed by Michael William Gordon and Lelia Symington; and Freeway Ricky Ross, directed by Reginald Hudlin from a script by the Clune brothers and Nick Cassavettes.
“GVN Releasing distributes quality, compelling films and we expect strong performances for these titles on both physical and digital home entertainment platforms,” Ben Means, SVP of third party strategic partnerships for SPHE, said in a statement.