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Lightning Entertainment Gets Rights to ‘How to Make Money Selling Drugs’

18 October 2012 4:45 PM, PDT | LatinoReview | See recent LatinoReview news »

Robert Beaumont, President of Lightning Entertainment (“Lightning”), announced today that the Santa Monica-based sales, production and distribution company has acquired all international rights to Bert Marcus Productions’ acclaimed documentary feature film How To Make Money Selling Drugs.

The film premiered at the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival to an enthusiastic audience and critical acclaim and was instantly acquired by Tribeca Films for the U.S. rights. Set for both theatrical release and on VOD in more than 40 million homes in 2013, the provocative documentary presents a shockingly candid examination of how a street dealer can rise to cartel lord with relative ease. By blending authentic reportage with pop culture references, the documentary further reveals how public policy and government drug enforcement have struggled to creatively adapt to and effectively disincentive Americans from dealing drugs. The film’s message delivers a captivating glimpse into the lives of those on both sides of the »

- Philip Sticco

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Lightning Entertainment Acquires International Rights To How To Make Money Selling Drugs

18 October 2012 1:03 PM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Robert Beaumont, President of Lightning Entertainment (.Lightning.), announced today that the Santa Monica-based sales, production and distribution company has acquired all international rights to Bert Marcus Productions. acclaimed documentary feature film How To Make Money Selling Drugs.

The film premiered at the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival to an enthusiastic audience and critical acclaim and was instantly acquired by Tribeca Films for the U.S. rights.  Set for both theatrical release and on VOD in more than 40 million homes in 2013, the provocative documentary presents a shockingly candid examination of how a street dealer can rise to cartel lord with relative ease.  By blending authentic reportage with pop culture references, the documentary further reveals how public policy and government drug enforcement have struggled to creatively adapt to and effectively disincentive Americans from dealing drugs.  The film.s message delivers a captivating glimpse into the lives of those on both sides of the »

- Michelle McCue

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Lightning Entertainment’s Slate Of New Titles For Cannes Includes Chris Colfer’s Struck By Lightning

26 April 2012 7:35 PM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Lightning Entertainment has acquired international rights to five feature films and will present the slate of new titles, including the star-studded comedy Struck By Lightning written by and starring Glee.s Chris Colfer, to buyers at the upcoming Cannes Film Market, it was announced today by Robert Beaumont, President of Lightning Entertainment.

Struck By Lightning will make its market premiere at the Marché du Film following its Tribeca Film Festival world debut where it received an overwhelmingly positive response. Servitude will also make its market premiere with promotional footage being shown for family film Heaven.S Door and South African thriller One Last Look. Black South-easter is currently in production.

.We are thrilled to present this eclectic slate of new titles featuring films from across the globe to our buyers at Cannes and we are incredibly excited that both Struck By Lightning and Servitude will be making their market premieres next month, »

- Michelle McCue

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