23 October 2013 6:23 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

IFC Midnight, the genre arm of IFC Films, announced today that it has acquired U.S. rights to Zachary Donohue's debut film, "The Den." Co-written by Donohue and Lauren Thompson, the film stars Melanie Papalia, David Schlachtenhaufen, Adam Shapiro and Matt Riedy. "The Den" follows a young woman, who, studying the habits of webcam chat users, witnesses a brutal murder online, and plunges into an investigation that could befall a similarly grisly fate.  The deal was negotiated by Arianna Bocco, Svp of Acquisitions & Productions for Sundance Selects/IFC Films, with Cliffbrook Films and Intricacy Productions on behalf of the filmmakers. “The Den is a unique, modern thriller and we are very happy that it has found a home at IFC Midnight,” says producer Dan Clifton. “We’re excited for audiences to experience the film in both a theatrical setting and as a VOD title, which are opportunities presented in working with IFC Midnight. »

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