BEVERLY HILLS, CA and NEW YORK, NY, United States, via ETELIGIS INC., 12/10/2014 – – Announced today from J. Boylston & Company Publishers, “Venus Prime” Motion Picture and TV Media Rights were sold to Claxson Interactive Group and “The Secret: The Treasure Hunt” Motion Picture and TV Media Rights, were sold to Low Spark Films. Agent Alan Morell, Creative Management Partners represented the final negotiations.
Said Publisher John Colby: “Were very pleased at J. Boylston & Company, of the rights optioned of “Venus Prime” by Claxson Interactive Group and “The Secret: The Treasure Hunt” by Low Spark Films that Agent Alan Morell concluded for all parties.”
Said Agent Alan Morell: “J. Boylston & Company Publishers has the ideal catalog for books to Film and TV throughout Digital and Media in general, which every Studio, Production Company and Executive Producer should take advantage of. We are pleased to represent their catalog of thousands of titles as their exclusive Agent for J. Boylston & Company Publisher rights”.
About J. Boylston & Company, Publishers:
J. Boylston & Company, Publishers imprint, iBooks, was named "America’s fastest growing small publisher" by Publishers Weekly in 2004. Besides iBooks, J. Boylston & Company, Publishers includes the children’s imprint Milk & Cookies Press, iPicturebooks, and Byron Press Visual Publications, a book packager with licensed books to Simon & Schuster, HarperCollins, Dutton, Scholastic, and Reader’s Digest. Brick Tower Press is a trade book publisher of quality nonfiction titles including cookery, gardening, autobiography, maritime, military history, and financial guides. John T. Colby Jr. is the founder and publisher of Manhattan based Brick Tower Press, ranked in the top 100 United States independent book publishers.
About Claxson Interactive Group:
Spanish- and Portuguese-language multimedia content provider Claxson Interactive Group was formed in October 2000 when Argentina-based internet media company El Sitio agreed to merge with Ibero American Media Partners II – a joint venture of members of Venezuela’s Cisneros Group – and funds affiliated with US-based private equity firm Hicks, Muse, Tate & Furst. It provides integrated, entertainment-branded content, interactive marketing solutions targeting segmented audiences; and groups its assets into four strategic operational divisions: pay TV, internet, broadcast TV & radio, and broadband division. The group has presence in Chile, Argentina, Brazil, Mexico and the US. Claxson is based in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Claxson Media Group is pioneer in the convergence of media in Latin America. Leading producer and distributor of entertainment content, for multiple distribution platforms for the Spanish and Portuguese speaking world market.
Claxson’s multiplatform projection achieves Pay TV audiences, mobile users and consumers of online content with high quality digital products and innovative marketing solutions for Pay TV operators and telecommunications companies. With leading brands and successful TV formats, Claxson has led the way in the development of original contents for multiple distribution platforms in Latin America.
About Low Spark Films:
Tyler Davidson, Producer, is an award-winning independent film producer, co-founder and president of Low Spark Films, an Ohio-based feature production company. In 2011, he was named one of Variety’s “10 Producers to Watch.” He was a Spirit Award nominee as producer of writer/director Jeff Nichols’ breakthrough feature Take Shelter, which starred Michael Shannon and Jessica Chastain.
In addition to the Best Feature nod, Take Shelter was nominated for three other Spirit Awards. Take Shelter won the International Critics Week Grand Prix at the 2011 Cannes International Film Festival, among other honors worldwide. Mr. Davidson next produced one of the most talked-about films of 2012, Compliance, written and directed by Craig Zobel, starring Ann Dowd and Dreama Walker. The film was cited as one of the Top 10 Independent Films of the Year by the National Board of Review, which also honored Ms. Dowd as the year’s Best Supporting Actress.
He most recently produced The Kings of Summer, The Black List-cited script (originally titled Toy’s House) by Chris Galletta that was directed by Jordan Vogt-Roberts. A hit in its world premiere at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival, the film won the Audience Award at the 2013 Dallas International Film Festival. His other credits as producer include Jay Craven’s The Year That Trembled, for which Mr. Davidson received the Midwest Independent Filmmaker of the Year Award at the 2002 Cleveland International Film Festival; and Derek Sieg’s Swedish Auto, starring January Jones and Lukas Haas.
For more information:
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