25 June 2024 The Irish Film & Television Network
     
‘Darkness on the Edge of Town’ picked up by Netflix
09 Dec 2015 : Seán Brosnan
‘Darkness on the Edge of Town’
Netflix have picked up the rights to Irish neo-Western ‘Darkness on the Edge of Town’ and will make the title available to over 50 million subscribers across the U.S. and Canada from the 9th December 2015.

The deal with Netflix caps off an extraordinary year for the Irish indie feature, produced for €20,000. In January, it premiered at the renowned Slamdance Film Festival, and went on to immediately acquire U.S. and International distribution deals and screen at numerous high-profile festivals across the world, garnering recognition for its script, cinematography and performances along the way.

It was released in the U.S. and Canada on VOD and Cable VOD in October through New York-based distributor Candy Factory Films, who also negotiated the Netflix deal. Its international festival run and sales are handled by Canadian-based Cinemavault.

The dark drama was written and directed by Patrick Ryan and stars Emma Eliza Regan, Emma Willis and Brian Gleeson. It was financed privately and independently through crowdfunding, produced by Lagoon Pictures Ltd, and filmed entirely in County Kerry. It was shot by Tommy Fitzgerald, edited by Conor Fitzpatrick and scored by Alex Ryan, bassist and Musical Director of Hozier. The soundtrack also features a song by up-and-coming Irish RnB trio Wyvern Lingo.

The film had its World Premiere at the Galway Film Fleadh in 2014. After eighteen months on the circuit, ‘Darkness’ is concluding its festival run in the New Year. Ryan and Gleeson are set to work together again on Ryan’s follow up feature, ‘Gemini’, a psychological thriller about the rise of a serial killer in Dublin city.





FEATURES & INTERVIEWS
Bloomsday Film Fest: Director Martin Turk and Line Producer Jeremiah Cullinane discuss Kino Volta
Actors Hannah and Emily Dargan discuss The Watched
Free Industry Newsletter
Subscribe to IFTN's industry newsletter - it's free and e-mailed directly to your inbox every week.
Click here to sign up.






 
 the Website  Directory List  Festivals  Who's Who  Locations  Filmography  News  Crew  Actors
 

Contact Us | Advertise | Copyright | Terms & Conditions | Security & Privacy | RSS Feed | Twitter

 

 

 
canli bahis siteleri rulet siteleri deneme bonusu veren siteler bahis siteleri free spin veren siteler deneme bonusu veren yeni siteler yeni casino siteleri yeni bahis siteleri
slot siteleri betwild pashagaming tipobet hizlibahis cratosroyalbet betwoon kumar siteleri bahis siteleri casino siteleri en iyi bet siteleri
grandpashabet spinco betwoon giris cratosroyalbet giris superbet