levelFILM and Comedy Dynamics ink distribution partnership in Canada
19 Oct, 2017, 12:43 ET
Upcoming releases to include Bob Saget's Zero to Sixty stand-up comedy special hitting VOD & Digital on November 14
TORONTO, Oct. 19, 2017 /CNW/ - levelFILM announced today that it has signed an exclusive output deal with Comedy Dynamics, the largest independent comedy production and distribution company in North America. The Toronto-based independent film distributor will distribute much of Comedy Dynamics' current and future slate in Canada.
One of the first premiere titles will be Bob Saget's upcoming stand-up special Zero to Sixty, filmed live in Williamsburg, Brooklyn at the Music Hall, will premiere on Canadian VOD and Digital platforms nationwide on November 14.
"I'm excited to bring our titles to Canada with levelFILM, and look forward to what the future of our partnership will bring," said Brian Volk-Weiss, CEO of Comedy Dynamics.
The partnership will see levelFILM releasing three to five titles per month, and in addition to stand-up specials, will include independent film and television acquisitions that Comedy Dynamics has recently begun to license, including all 5 seasons of their original series Coming to The Stage, the documentary Doug Stanhope Presents: The Unbookables and the award-winning comedy film Chee & T.
"Comedy Dynamics are the best in the business in bringing premiere comedy specials to market and knowing who viewers want to see," said David Hudakoc, managing partner of levelFILM. "We are thrilled to be bringing their unique brand of titles to Canadian audiences."
levelFILM was launched in 2013 by David Hudakoc and Michael Baker and is headquartered in Toronto, ON. Recent titles include the serial killer thriller Awakening the Zodiac, starring Shane West and acclaimed TIFF selection City of Tiny Lights starring Riz Ahmed (Rogue One: A Star Wars Story) and Billie Piper (Penny Dreadful). Upcoming releases include Slamdance Film Festival premieres Suck It Up, directed by Jordan Canning and Joyce Wong's Wexford Plaza. levelfilm.com
About Comedy Dynamics:
Comedy Dynamics, a Nacelle company, is one of the largest independent comedy production and distribution companies, producing Kevin Hart's Guide to Black History for History, Animal Planet's Animal Nation with Anthony Anderson, the new scripted comedy on Seeso, There's… Johnny!, History's Join Or Die with Craig Ferguson, MTV2's Wild 'N On Tour, and Hulu's Coming To The Stage. The company has worked with a wide range of established and emerging comedic talent including Kevin Hart, Louis C.K., Aziz Ansari, Jim Gaffigan, Katt Williams and many more. comedydynamics.com
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