Zodiak Rights acquires Jean-Pierre Mocky drama catalogue
Editor | 23-04-2014
The distribution wing of Zodiak Media, Zodiak Rights, has acquired from Jean-Pierre Mocky the distribution rights of all the feature films he directed and produced.
The deal covers work that the iconic French director created through his production company, Mocky Delicious Products (MDP), as well as a TV movie and the series Myster Mocky. It includes In total, over 50 years of cinema from the New Wave to the modern era, and the same amount of feature films shot between 1959 and 2014 such as the The Chasers, The Red Ibis, or The Witness.
Among the 48 feature films acquired by Zodiak Rights www.zodiakmedia.com is the latest film by Jean-Pierre Mocky just released theatrically in France, Sleep Tight Sweetpea, as well as the upcoming Slander and The Mystery of the Daffodils, currently in post-production for a 2014/2015 release. Zodiak Rights also acquired the TV movie The Wrath, a thriller shot in 2010 for France 2, as well as the 3 seasons (42x26') of Myster Mocky, the series of anthology directed by the director as a tribute to Alfred Hitchcock.
Commenting on the deal, Anne Feret , Head of Theatrical Sales, Zodiak Rights said: ''We are extremely happy to represent Jean-Pierre Mocky, a key figure in French cinema, who has directed the greatest actors of today and yesterday. His catalogue of great film classics, enriched with new productions, celebrates his unique perspective"