By lance weiler, November 30th, 2007


This edition of TCIBR is brought to you by IndieFlix and Breakthrough Distribution – Our guest today is Ira Deutchman, an industry veteran who founded New Line Features. While at New Line Features Deutchman aquired and released films such as; Jim Jarmusch’s “Night on Earth,” Robert Altman’s “The Player” and “Short Cuts,” Roman Polanski’s “Bitter Moon” and “Death and the Maiden,” Mike Leigh’s “Naked,” and the award-winning documentary “Hoop Dreams.”

Deutchman’s newest company Emerging Pictures, is helping to reshape theatrical distribution by releasing innovative films and programs across 40 digital screens nationwide. From Undiscovered Gem’s, a showcase of interesting independent features without distribution, to their current release of John Sayles’ newest feature “Honeydripper,” Emerging Pictures is working hard to get quality work in front of audiences.


John Sayles and Danny Glover on the set of “Honeydripper.”

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lance weiler is the founder of the WorkBook Project and also a story architect of film, tv and games. He's written and directed two feature films THE LAST BROADCAST and HEAD TRAUMA. He's currently developing a number of transmedia projects

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