Monday, 26 November 2012
UK producer / distributor Axiom Films will handle UK and Irish rights to writer / director Christopher Kenneally’s SIDE BY SIDE, which is presented by Keanu Reeves, who also produced the film with Justin Szlasa.
In SIDE BY SIDE Keanu Reeves explores the development of cinema and the impact of digital filmmaking through in-depth interviews with some of the most celebrated and influential filmmakers, such as James Cameron, David Fincher, David Lynch, Christopher Nolan, Martin Scorsese, George Lucas, Steven Soderbergh, Danny Boyle and many more.
The film premiered at the Berlin Film Festival in February and has since garnered critical attention and much acclaim across the international festival circuit, including in the United States, where it is being distributed by Tribeca Film.
Rocio Freire-Bernat, Director of Acquisitions at Axiom Films commented “We are delighted to be distributing such a vital film. It is not only an exhilarating study on the impact of digital technology in the film industry, but also one of the best films ever made on the process of filmmaking”
Justin Szlasa, Producer of SIDE BY SIDE said “We are very happy to be working with the team at Axiom to distribute SIDE BY SIDE. We believe Axiom, with its long track record of success, is the perfect partner to help SIDE BY SIDE reach its audience in both the UK and Ireland.”
SIDE BY SIDE will open in cinemas across the UK and Ireland from February 15 2013.