June 6, 2014
***FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE***
MANCE MEDIA ANNOUNCES NATIVE 4K SLATE
HOLLYWOOD, CA – FRIDAY, June 6, 2014 - Mance Media, a global film and television distribution company based at Sunset Gower Studios in Hollywood, CA, today formally announces its initial slate of available 4K films and docs for the first time.
The lineup includes:
DRAGONS 4K starring Max Von Sydow
MUCK 4K (International only)
INTO THE CAVE OF WONDERS 4K
Mance Media’s first native 4K film release will be DRAGONS starring Max Von Sydow bowing on August 1, 2014 in North America, across HD VOD, 4K VOD, HD Blu-ray and 3D Blu-ray.
Mance Media’s native 4K titles are available worldwide to all platforms testing the 4K format.
Dragons: Real Myths and Unreal Creatures traces the legend of dragons through time, and across cultures and continents, exploring their connections to history, geography, paleontology, literature, art, national identity, and more. In the film, dragon legends unfold through a conversation between Skye Ingram (Laurence Leboeuf), a young woman troubled by recurring nightmares of dragons, and the peculiar Dr. Alistair Conis (Max von Sydow), a dream therapist of sorts and an expert on dragons.
TimeScapes is the debut film from award-winning cinematographer and director Tom Lowe. The non-narrative film features stunning slow-motion and timelapse cinematography of the landscapes, people, and wildlife of the American South West.
MUCK 4K (Starring 2012 Playboy Playmate of the Year Jaclyn Swedberg)
After narrowly escaping an ancient burial ground, a group of friends find themselves trapped between two evils, forcing them to fight, die, or go back the way they came.
Sojourns is a non-narrative 4K feature chronicling locations and people all over the world. Sojourns is photographed entirely with Red cameras and shot in 4K and 5K resolutions.
INTO THE CAVE OF WONDERS 4K
A visual short documentary that strives to show a glimpse into one of the most beautiful creations on earth… from its unfathomable beginning millions of years ago to what it has become today. The Cave of Wonders (la Gruta de las Maravillas) is located in a beautiful town called Aracena in the South of Spain.
A unique documentary on boxing champion Gary Spike O'Sullivan as he prepares to defend his WBO International title against British and Commonwealth middleweight champion Billy Joe Saunders.
'SPIKE: The Mind of a Warrior' explores the psychological effects of the training and conditioning.
“I founded Mance Media with the goal of being an innovative and disruptive distributor, one that is always on the cutting edge of new ways to consume content. We are at the forefront of 4K acquisitions and licensing on a global basis, so we eagerly await the mass-adoption of 4K enabled TV sets and devices by the consumer this upcoming Holiday Season. Mance Media will announce its broadcast and VOD partners for the initial 4K rollout in Q3 2014,” says Mance Media’s CEO, Matthew Mancinelli.
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About Mance Media
Based at the historic Sunset Gower Studios in Hollywood, Mance Media is a worldwide film/television distribution company. Its core business is the worldwide distribution of television programming to broadcasters in every territory of the world. Formed by international television executive Matthew Mancinelli in early 2012, Mance Media acquires, licenses, co-produces and co-finances a wide-range of programming for the global marketplace.