Magazine article Screen International

CMG to Sell the Games Maker

Magazine article Screen International

CMG to Sell the Games Maker

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Edward Noeltner has come on board to handle international sales excluding Latin America to the children's fantasy, set to receive its US premiere in Sundance next week.

The Games Maker has already generated more than $5m at the box office in Latin America, where Disney controls rights.

Joseph Fiennes, David Mazouz and Ed Asner star in the 3D story of a young boy whose love of board games catapaults him into a quest to find his missing parents, save the city of Zyl and overthrow the evil inventor in charge of the mysterious "games maker" competition.

Juan Pablo Buscarini directed The Games Maker from the children's novel by Pablo De Santis. The film shot in Argentina and completed post-production in Canada. Tom Cavanagh, Valentina Lodovini and Megan Charpentier also star.

The film screens in the Sundance Kids programme on January 25 and 31.

Buscarini produced via his company Pampa Films Argentina alongside Kim C Roberts and Tina Pehme of Sepia Films Canada, Nicola De Angeles of DAP Italy and Disney Latin America. …

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