Film Arcade Aligns Distribution With Universal5 Dec, 2016 By: John Latchem
Indie distributor The Film Arcade has signed a multiyear deal for Universal Pictures Home Entertainment to handle all marketing, sales and distribution services for Blu-ray, DVD, electronic-sellthrough, VOD and television of The Film Arcade films in the United States and Canada.
The pact begins with the Dec. 6 DVD, Blu-ray and VOD release of Don’t Think Twice, starring Keegan-Michael Key, Gillian Jacobs and Mike Birbiglia. In addition, Universal has acquired all international distribution rights to Don’t Think Twice and will release the film internationally in 2017.
“We are excited to work with the talented team at Universal Pictures Home Entertainment,” said The Film Arcade’s Andy Bohn. “We’ve enjoyed collaborating with them on Don’t Think Twice and they will be an invaluable partner on our future films.”
“The Film Arcade is truly a top-quality operation,” said Eddie Cunningham, president of Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. “Combining Universal’s exceptional track record in content distribution across both brick-and-mortar and digital retail platforms with The Film Arcade’s compelling roster of specialty fare sets the table for a long and prosperous distribution partnership.”