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Sony Grabs Rights to 'Black Dynamite'

Sony Grabs Rights to 'Black Dynamite'

Scott Sanders’ blaxploitation comedy “Black Dynamite” has sold North American righs to Sony Pictures Worldwide for $2 million, a few hours after its Sundance Midnight preem.

B-Side to distribute indies

B-Side to distribute indies

Dade Hayes reports today that B-Side has a bunch of money to distribute films: B-Side Entertainment, a 4-year-old tech company with a sizable profile in the film festival world, has landed $4.25 million in new financing and plans to enter the feature distribution biz. The Austin, Texas-based company, which runs websites that handle ticketing and mine…