‘Samsara’ VOD Rights To Freestyle

AFM Roundup Day 3: ‘Samsara’ VOD Rights To Freestyle; Relativity Extends Output Deals; Content Media Partners With Preferred

By THE DEADLINE TEAM | Friday November 2, 2012 @ 10:32am PDTTags: AFM

Freestyle Digital Media has acquired digital and TV rights to Samsara, the documentary from Baraka filmmakers Mark Magidson and Ron Fricke. The film has grossed more than $2 million at the domestic box office since its opening August 31 via Oscilloscope Pictures, making it the distributor’s most successful release to date. Filmed over a period of almost five years in 25 countries, the dialogue-free docu looks at sacred grounds, disaster zones, industrial sites, and natural wonders. Freestyle will release the film on VOD beginning January 8. The deal was negotiated by Freestyle CEO Susan Jackson and Mark Magidson of Magidson Films….