Bleecker Street (company)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Bleecker Street Media LLC
Private
Industry Film
Founded August 2014; 3 years ago (2014-08)
Founder Andrew Karpen
Headquarters New York City, New York, U.S.
Products Film distribution
Number of employees
11–50
Website www.bleeckerstreetmedia.com

Bleecker Street is a New York City-based film distribution company.

Bleecker Street has received 11 nominations for major awards (Academy Awards, British Academy Film Awards, Golden Globe Awards, Screen Actors Guild Awards), including Academy Award for Best Actor nominations for both Bryan Cranston (Trumbo) and Viggo Mortensen (Captain Fantastic).

History[edit]

On March 20, 2015, Bleecker Street released their first film, Dan Fogelman's Danny Collins, which earned its star Al Pacino a Golden Globe Award nomination for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy. They followed up in May with Brett Haley's I'll See You In My Dreams, which Bleecker Street acquired at the Sundance Film Festival that year.[i] The same year, they released Pawn Sacrifice, Beast of No Nation, and Trumbo, the later garnering Bryan Cranston an Academy Award, Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Award, and Golden Globe Award nomination, as well as a Golden Globe and SAG nomination for Helen Mirren, and SAG nomination for Outstanding Ensemble Cast.

In 2016, they released Captain Fantastic for which Viggo Mortensen received an Academy Award, Screen Actor’s Guild Award, and Golden Globe nomination. Captain Fantastic also garnered a Screen Actor’s Guild Award nominations for outstanding ensemble cast. For 2017, Bleecker Street has released six films, including James Gray adventure The Lost City of Z, Stephen Soderbergh’s comedy caper Logan Lucky, and Andy Serkis’ romance Breathe. Future films include McQueen, Ian Bonhote’s documentary about the fashion designer Alexander McQueen, Brad Anderson’s thriller Beirut, Mark Pellington’s drama Nostalgia, and the survival drama Arctic.

Accolades[edit]

Bleecker Street received an Academy Award for Best Actor nomination for Bryan Cranston in Trumbo as well as Screen Actors Guild Award nominations for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture and Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role for Bryan Cranston.[1] The Golden Globes also nominated Trumbo for Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama for Bryan Cranston, Danny Collins for Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical for Al Pacino, Captain Fantastic for Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama for Viggo Mortensen. Captain Fantastic also received an Academy Award for Best Actor nomination for Viggo Mortensen and Screen Actors Guild Award nominations for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture and Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role for Viggo Mortensen.

Films[edit]

Release Date Title Notes
March 20, 2015 Danny Collins
May 15, 2015 I'll See You in My Dreams 
September 16, 2015 Pawn Sacrifice
October 16, 2015 Beasts of No Nation    
November 6, 2015 Trumbo
April 22, 2016 Elvis & Nixon
July 8, 2016 Captain Fantastic 
August 12, 2016 Anthropoid 
September 30, 2016 Denial  
March 3, 2017 The Last Word   
April 21, 2017 The Lost City of Z 
August 18, 2017 Logan Lucky  
October 13, 2017 Breathe
February 16, 2018 Nostalgia  
March 23, 2018 Unsane
April 11, 2018 Beirut
April 27, 2018 Disobedience
May 18, 2018 On Chesil Beach   
June 29, 2018 Leave No Trace
July 20, 2018 McQueen  
August 24, 2018 Papillon
September 21, 2018 Colette co-distribution with 30West[2]
October 12, 2018 What They Had 
TBD The Art of Self-Defense[3]
TBD Arctic[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lang, Brent (2015-12-09). "SAG Nominations: Bleecker Street, Broad Green, Netflix Break Into the Awards Race". Retrieved 2016-06-30. 
  2. ^ Fleming Jr, Mike (January 21, 2018). "Keira Knightley-Starrer 'Colette' In First Big Sundance Deal: Bleecker Street & 30WEST Team For U.S. Rights". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved July 14, 2018. 
  3. ^ McNary, Dave. "Jesse Eisenberg's 'Art of Self-Defense' Lands at Bleecker Street". Variety.com. Retrieved 11 September 2017. 
  4. ^ Setoodeh, Ramin (2018-05-11). "Cannes: Bleecker Street Buys 'Arctic'". Variety. Retrieved 2018-05-11. 

External links[edit]