Vertical Entertainment

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Vertical Entertainment
IndustryMotion picture
Founded2012; 10 years ago (2012)
  • Rich Goldberg
  • Mitch Budin
United States
Key people
  • Rich Goldberg
  • Peter Jarowey
  • Mitch Budin
  • Christian Dawahare
ProductsMotion pictures

Vertical Entertainment is an American film distribution and production company founded by producers Richard B. "Rich" Goldberg and Mitch Budin in 2012.[1]


In 2012, Rich Goldberg & Mitch Budin founded Vertical Entertainment, a film distribution company that releases films theatrically, through video on demand, and through home media.[2] In May 2013, Vertical announced its plans to release 24 films per year, starting the same year.[1] The company has collaborated with XYZ Films on films, including Holidays, Under the Shadow, and Headshot.[3][4][5]

In November 2019, it was announced Vertical Entertainment would launch a U.K. distribution arm.[6]

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  1. ^ a b "Vertical Entertainment Launches, Will Release 24 Titles Per Year". Deadline. May 8, 2013.
  2. ^ "Vertical Entertainment". Accessed 2016-1-28
  3. ^ Tartaglione, Nancy (January 25, 2016). "Vertical, XYZ In Global Pact For 'Under The Shadow'; Deal Covers Theatrical, VOD – Sundance". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved March 17, 2016.
  4. ^ Cox, Gordon (March 14, 2016). "'Holidays' Horror Anthology Grabbed for Release In Advance of Tribeca Film Festival Premiere". Variety. Retrieved March 17, 2016.
  5. ^ Moore, Debi (November 11, 2015). "Headshot Being Distributed Globally by Vertical Entertainment and XYZ Films". Retrieved March 17, 2016.
  6. ^ Wiseman, Andreas (November 6, 2019). "Vertical Entertainment Launches UK Distribution Arm With Genre Slate Including 'Polaroid', 'Jacob's Ladder' Remake, 'Only' & More — AFM". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved February 24, 2020.

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