Even though Sundance is over, the acquisition deals flying from films that screened at the fest are still taking place according to Risky Biz Blog.
Oprah Winfrey’s cable channel OWN has picked up rights to Yoav Potash’s competition documentary “Crime After Crime”, while HBO is closing a deal to pick up Susan Saladoff’s documentary “Hot Coffee”. Both films explore the American justice system.
Oscilloscope Laboratories has scored the English-language rights to Evan Glodell’s “Bellflower” and the indie distributor is planning a limited release this Summer.
Finally, Pretty Pictures has acquired all French rights to Andrew Rossi’s documentary “Page One: A Year Inside the New York Times” and will release it in the Fall.