Blue Ice Docs
takes distribution rights to
(Toronto – May 26, 2015) Blue Ice Docs has come aboard as the Canadian distributor for Dense City which is a feature documentary pitched recently at the Hot Docs Forum by filmmakers Michael Bernard, Gavin Froome and Producer Leah Mallen of Twofold Films.
The film looks at the new challenges faced by exploding populations in cities around the world from a design standpoint.
Dense City is a follow up to the team’s successful release Coast Modern from 2012, and will also be executive produced by Thunderbird’s Reunion Pictures. Blue Ice has acquired the Canadian theatrical, television and digital rights and will release the film upon its completion next year.
An approximate budget of $500K, the film will be shot all over the world with a production start date of spring 2016. The producers are currently pre-selling to broadcasters in Canada and abroad.
“Dense City hits the right notes in terms of top of mind issues and relevant subject matter for our Canadian audiences,” says Robin Smith, Co-owner|CEO of Blue Ice Docs,
“and comes from a team that we know can deliver an accessible, entertaining and well- crafted film.”
About Blue Ice Docs
Blue Ice Docs, working under the umbrella of the Blue Ice Group, acquires, funds and develops a wide variety of non-fiction projects from around the world. Founded in 2014 in partnership between Kinosmith’s Robin Smith, Steven Silver and Neil Tabatznik.
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