Phase 4 Films

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Phase 4 Films, Inc.
Type Subsidiary
Industry Film
Predecessors
  • Peace Arch Home Entertainment
  • Telegenic
Founders Berry Meyerowitz
Headquarters Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Area served North America
Key people Berry Meyerowitz
(President & CEO)
Services
Parent Entertainment One
Subsidiaries kaboom! Entertainment
Website phase4films.com

Phase 4 Films is a Canadian film distributor based in Toronto. It has two branches in the United States: Los Angeles, California and Fort Mill, South Carolina. Its subsidiary kaboom! Entertainment markets children's entertainment.

History[edit]

Phase 4 Films traces its history to Telegenic, a family-oriented film distributor founded in 1996. Berry Meyerowitz purchased Telegenic in 2003 and renamed it Kaboom! Entertainment. In 2006, Peace Arch Entertainment Group, which later merged with ContentFilm, purchased Kaboom!. Berry Meyerowtiz founded Phase 4 Films in April 2009 when he bought back their North American distribution business.[1] In 2011, Phase 4 announced a new Canadian television venture alongside Take 5 Development.[2] In 2012, they partnered with Kevin Smith's SModcast Pictures to distribute those films in the United States and Canada.[3] In 2014, they acquired ESI Distribution and signed distribution deals with The Criterion Collection and Shout! Factory.[4] In June 2, 2014, Phase 4 Films was acquired by Entertainment One.[5]

Filmography[edit]

Year Movie USA Canada
2014 Come Morning Video-On-Demand Video-On-Demand
2014 Agent F.O.X. all media all media
2013 The Crash Reel all media all media
2013 The Black Dahlia Haunting Video-On-Demand all media
2013 Assault on Wall Street Direct-to-DVD Direct-to-DVD
2013 An Easter Bunny Puppy DVD __
2013 A Talking Cat?!? DVD __
2012 A Christmas Puppy DVD __
2012 Extracted[6] all media all media
2012 Backwards __ all media
2012 My Awkward Sexual Adventure __ all media
2012 Heathens and Thieves all media all media
2012 Alter Egos __ theatrical
2012 Sushi Girl theatrical all media
2012 Parasitic __ DVD
2012 Smitty DVD/TV DVD/TV
2012 See Girl Run __ TV
2012 Electrick Children theatrical theatrical
2012 That's What She Said __ theatrical
2012 Barrio Tales all media __
2012 A Good Funeral all media __
2012 Bindlestiffs[7] __ theatrical
2012 House Hunting DVD __
2012 A Little Bit of Faith all media __
2011 "The Voyages of Young Doctor Dolittle" DVD __
2011 In the Name of the King: Two Worlds __ DVD/Blu-ray
2012 The Love Guide all media all media
2011 Chick Magnet all media all media
2011 Blubberella __ all media
2011 Horrid Henry: The Movie __ all media
2011 Flesh Wounds all media all media
2011 Hopelessly in June __ all media
2011 Mayor Cupcake all media all media
2011 Lucky theatrical __
2011 Rid of Me __ theatrical
2011 The Legend of Hell's Gate: An American Conspiracy all media __
2011 Knockout theatrical __
2011 Absentia DVD __
2011 Another Happy Day theatrical __
2011 Red State __ all media
2011 Budz House DVD DVD
2011 Doggie B theatrical __
2011 Kiss the Bride all media all media
2011 Open Gate all media __
2011 Contract Killers __ DVD
2011 Kill Katie Malone all media __
2011 Sweet Karma __ DVD
2011 Dear Lemon Lima theatrical __
2011 Stories USA DVD DVD
2011 Lost Colony: The Legend of Roanoke DVD __
2011 Die wilden Kerle 2 DVD __
2011 Grizzly Park DVD __
2010 Looking for Jackie DVD __
2010 God Send Me a Man all media __
2010 Veronika Decides to Die video __
2010 The Tomb DVD __
2010 Crush all media __
2010 Deadland DVD __
2010 Kikkerdril DVD __
2010 Ultimate Heist DVD __
2010 Finding Bliss theatrical __
2010 The Killing Room __ DVD
2010 Bloodrayne: The Third Reich all media all media
2010 Caged Animal DVD __
2010 Terror Trap all media all media
2010 Hanna's Gold all media __
2010 Kiss the Bride DVD __
2010 Love & Distrust all media all media
2010 Supreme Champion all media all media
2010 Nic & Tristan Go Mega Dega all media all media
2010 Road Kill DVD __
2010 The Dead Undead all media __
2010 Enemies Among Us all media all media
2010 Harm's Way DVD __
2010 Vidal Sassoon: The Movie all media __
2010 The Final Storm DVD __
2010 Brotherhood theatrical __
2010 What Would Jesus Do? all media all media
2010 Good Intentions video __
2010 Freestyle theatrical __
2010 Order of Chaos DVD __
2010 Let God Be the Judge all media __
2010 Machete Joe all media all media
2010 The Freebie theatrical __
2010 Drones all media all media
2010 American Maniacs video __
2010 Gnomes and Trolls: The Forest Trial all media all media
2010 Journey to Promethea all media all media
2010 Nexus all media all media
2010 Perfect Life video __
2010 Scar all media all media
2010 Wushu Warrior all media all media
2010 Cornered! __ DVD
2010 Attack on Darfur theatrical/DVD __
2010 Don't You Forget About Me DVD __
2010 Dead Man Running all media all media
2010 Brotherhood all media DVD
2010 Hugh Hefner: Playboy, Activist and Rebel all media DVD
2010 Forget Me Not all media all media
2010 Rampage DVD DVD
2010 Outrage: Born in Terror theatrical __
2010 I Do & I Don't DVD __
2010 "Bob and Margaret" DVD __
2010 Among Dead Men all media all media
2010 Adventures of Power all media __
2009 The No Sit List all media __
2009 Luke and Lucy: The Texas Rangers all media all media
2009 Poker Run all media __
2009 Booky's Crush all media all media
2009 Adopted all media all media
2009 All American Orgy all media all media
2009 Red Hook all media all media
2009 The Missing Lynx theatrical __
2009 Fifty Dead Men Walking all media __
2009 Rigged DVD __
2009 Baby Blues DVD __
2009 Fling DVD DVD
2009 JCVD __ DVD
2009 Paraiso Travel theatrical DVD
2009 Rock the Paint __ DVD
2009 Familiar Strangers DVD __
2008 A Christmas Proposal all media all media
2008 Christmas Town all media all media
2008 At Jesus' Side all media all media
2008 The Coverup all media all media
2008 Goat Story all media all media
2008 "XIII: The Conspiracy" __ __
2008 The Poker House all media all media
2008 House of Fallen all media all media
2008 Garrison all media all media
2008 "Guns" all media all media
2008 Sticks and Stones all media all media
2007 Booky & the Secret Santa all media __
2007 Where Is Winky's Horse? all media all media
2009 Hack! DVD __
2007 Ten Inch Hero all media all media
2007 The Big Slice DVD __
2006 A Crime DVD __
2006 Guilty Hearts all media all media
2005 Buckaroo: The Movie all media all media
2005 Wheelmen all media all media
2003 Die wilden Kerle - Alles ist gut, solange du wild bist! all media all media
2001 The Last Brickmaker in America all media all media

References[edit]

  1. ^ Goldstein, Gary (2011-07-16). "Distrib exec’s latest Phase borders on rebirth". Variety. Retrieved 2014-03-21. 
  2. ^ Kilday, Gregg (2011-09-05). "Take 5 Productions and Phase 4 Films Launch New TV Venture, Take 5 Development". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2013-11-07. 
  3. ^ McNary, Dave (2012-01-23). "Phase 4, Kevin Smith partner". Variety. Retrieved 2014-03-21. 
  4. ^ Kay, Jeremy (2014-01-27). "Phase 4 acquires ESI". Screen Daily. Retrieved 2014-03-21. 
  5. ^ "eOne acquires Phase 4 Films". Deadline.com. 2014-06-02. Retrieved 2014-06-02. 
  6. ^ Kit, Borys (2012-05-05). "Sci-Fi Thriller 'Extracted' to be Distributed by Phase 4 Films". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2013-11-07. 
  7. ^ Sneider, Jeff (2012-03-09). "Phase 4 Films snags rights to ‘Bindlestiffs’". Variety. Retrieved 2014-03-21. 

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