September 13th, 2012
The Dogwoof Global team are pleased to announce the latest addition to their slate - with the acquisition of all international rights for 112 Weddings, a film by Doug Block, produced by Lori Cheatle and Doug Block. Dogwoof will represent the film as international sales rep; distributor in the UK and Ireland; and producer of marketing and distribution (PMD).
For the past twenty years, Doug Block (The Kids Grow Up, 51 Birch Street), has supported his documentary filmmaking career with a side business of videotaping weddings. Now, as he approaches his own 25th wedding anniversary, Block uses the big event to take a broad and fascinating look at love and long-term marriage. In his recognizable personal style of filmmaking he revisits some of his favourite wedding couples over the years, as well as experts and “advisors”, to explore what holds some marriages together and what drives others apart.
112 Weddings, was a sensation at this year’s Toronto HotDocs receiving the warmest reaction at the Hot Docs Pitching Forum. The film is expected to be completed late 2013. Dogwoof Global will broker pre-sales leading up to this. Director Doug Block: commented that “Lori and I are thrilled to be working with the entire Dogwoof team. And we appreciate the faith they've shown in us and in the film by jumping on board so early."
Vesna Cudic, of Dogwoof Global who brokered the deal, on what drew the company to the project and working with Doug Block and Lori Cheatle: “We immediately fell in love with the concept. 112 Weddings will resonate with the audiences the world over. Doug is a unique and a wonderful filmmaker and we are very proud to be representing him.”
Find out more about the film at dogwoofsales.com