November 02 20:15 2018

With more than five new films available for buyers and sellers rights, visit TriCoast Worldwide’s AFM booth #810 at the Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel.


1. WATCH THE SKIES (2019) – Directed and written by Mark Byers

Set for release in 2019, WATCH THE SKIES is a sci-fi family animation following the adventures of an intergalactic teenager and the earth kids who save him. On their thrilling chase around the earth, the friends discover that life, love, and adventure are the same throughout the galaxy. Journey with WATCH THE SKIES with Deadline’s exclusive first image and promo reel. 

Set for release in 2019, the UK-Chinese animation film features a “who’s who: of sci-fi and fantasy favorites, including award-winning Sean Bean (Lord of the Rings, Game of Thrones), Laura Haddock (Guardians of the Galaxy, Transformers), Sam Claflin (The Hunger Games, Pirates of the Caribbean), Asa Butterfield (Ender’s Game, The Boy in the Striped Pajamas), Gemma Arterton (Quantum of Solace), David Fynn (Doctor Who, Black Mirror, Game of Thrones) and Chris Obi (Snow White and the Huntsman).

WATCH THE SKIES information:


Film status: IN PRODUCTION.

Director + screenwriter: Mark Byers (Criminal Act, Dragon Squad, Gua Sha Treatment).

Produced by: Mark Byers, Kara Luo, Khalid Mohammed and Lin Zhang.

Production companies: DeZerlin Media and Zycon Media.

2. GUALTIERO MARCHESI: THE GREAT ITALIAN (2018) – Directed by Maurizio Gigola

Follow the life of Gualtiero Marchesi, one of the forefathers of modern Italian Cuisine. From his humble beginnings in Italy to his travels to France and Japan, acquiring three Michelin Stars, Maurizio’s honorary food doc immerses the audience into the life and career of the first Italian chef through the lens of the different countries, chefs and the ingredients that acted as his inspiration. The father of modern Italian cuisine,” The New York Times.

THE GREAT ITALIAN boasts interviews the world’s most sensational and prestigious chefs, including one of the founders of Modern French Cuisine, Paul Bocuse. As a three-star Michelin Chef, Bocuse is best known for France’s Restaurant L’Auberge du Pont de Collonges. Additional insights are provided by members of the Troisgros family, the founders of the Nouvelle Cuisine Three-star Michelin chefs, and three-star Michelin Chef, Massimo Bottura. Bottura is world-renowned for his Restaurant Osteria Francescana in Modena, Italy, which received “S. Pellegrino World’s 50 Best Restaurant Awards” and “World’s Best Restaurant” in 2018.


THE GREAT ITALIAN information:

Rights: WORLDWIDE excluding ITALY.

Directed by: Maurizio Gigola.

Screenwriters: Maurizio Gigola and Donatello Alunni Pierucci (Italia ’90: lavori in corso, Provvisorio quasi d’amore).

Produced by: Maurizio Gigola, Anna Elettra Pizzi De Gaetano and Mauro Baffico.

Production company:Food and Media.

3. BIG LEGEND (2018) – Directed and written by Justin Lee

Premiering in June at the 2018 Portland Horror Film Festival, BIG LEGEND explores the creepy world of crypto zoology. The adventure/drama follows an ex-soldier who is haunted by the disappearance of his fiancé. He ventures back to the vast and eerie mountains of the Pacific Northwest in search for her, only to find himself face-to-face with BigFoot. Will he be able to escape and defeat the elusive creature?

Holding a trailer view of over 5 million views, Writer-Director Justin Lee’s BIG LEGEND stars Kevin Makely (Mr. & Mrs. Smith, Fair Game), Todd A. Robinson (Any Bullet Will Do, The Librarians), Summer Spiro (Westworld, If Looks Could Kill), Lance Henriksen (Mom and Dad) and Adrienne Barbeau (Escape From New York).

BIG LEGEND information:


Director + screenwriter: Justin Lee (Any Bullet Will Do).

Produced by: Andrew Garrettson, Jamie Roberts, Marc Gold, Kevin Makely and Shawn Nightingale.

Production companies: Papa Octopus Production and Fresh Cat Productions.

4. FEAR, INC. (2018) – Directed by Vincent Masciale

When a horror junkie, Joe Foster, and his friends sign up with a degenerate-like company who guarantees to bring their customer’s greatest fears to life. But when Joe’s customized scare begins, he and his friends must decide if this company is there to scare them or make them pawns in their own sick game.“A horror fan in search of thrills gets more than he bargained for as a customer of FEAR, INC.,” Variety. Nominated for the Tribeca All Access Award, FEAR, INC. stars Lucas Neff (Glitch), Chris Marquette (Freddy V Jason), Abigail Breslin (Little Miss Sunshine), Patrick Renna (Sandlot), Stephanie Drake (Mad Men) and Naomi Grossman (American Horror Story).


FEAR, INC. information:

Rights: INTERNATIONAL ONLY (Territories available: Caribbean Islands, Africa, Western Europe, Eastern Europe and Latin America).

Directed by: Vincent Masciale (Painkillers).

Screenwriter: Luke Barnett (Painkillers).

Produced by: Luke Barnett, Heather Kasprzak, Natalie Masciale and Vincent Masciale.

Production companies: Lone Suspect, Amasia Entertainment and Title Media.

5. REVIVAL! (2018) – Directed by Danny Green

REVIVAL! The Gospel of Soul – A Gospel musical based on the poetic Book of John, REVIVAL! is a thoroughly innovative celebration of the life and ministry of Jesus Christ through faith, film and theatre. Beginning with a live passion play in a contemporary metropolis, then expanding into a world of vibrant image and immersive sound, REVIVAL! speaks as letter from Jesus to the troubled, contemporary world. As an authentic expression of Black Faith in form and intention, REVIVAL! is a unique  way to re-imagine a renewal of the everlasting and joyous creative spirit of the black church experience! “REVIVAL! The Experience is a project that has lived in my heart for many years,” Lennix said. “It espouses a message of love and courage, something that can help comfort all of us as we process the chaos of daily life,” wrote Variety

REVIVAL! blends traditional and 21st Century gospel music, featuring sensational gospel and R&B performances by Mali Music, Chaka Khan (The Blues Brothers), Michelle Williams (Destiny’s Child) and award-winning Dawnn Lewis (Dreamgirls). Alongside stars Harry Lennix, Anthony Azizi (Eagle Eye, Transformers), Ahmed Ahmed (Iron Man), Kirk Taylor (Full Metal Jacket), Roland Buck III (Chicago Med), Paula Newsome (Guess Who, Reign Over Me) and Victoria Gabrielle Platt (Star-Crossed).


REVIVAL! information:


Directed by: Danny Green (Troubled Waters).

Screenwriter: Harry Lennix (The Blacklist, Man of Steel, The Matrix).

Produced by: Dave C. Waite, Holly Carter and Harry Lennix.

Production companies: Xponent Media, Relevé Entertainment and Jupiter Films.

See more TriCoast Worldwide AFM titles here:

The 2018 American Film Market will be held from October 31st – November 7th. For additional information about TriCoast Worldwide AFM titles, please visit booth #810 at the Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel. To schedule a meeting, please contact [email protected] and for press inquiries, please contact [email protected]

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