Former Arrow Films, Kaleidoscope execs launch UK distribution outfit Lightbulb (exclusive)

Screen | 10/12/2018 | Tom Grater
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Peter Thompson, former head of sales at Arrow Films, and Matthew Kreuzer, former sales director at Kaleidoscope, have teamed to launch a new UK distribution label, Lightbulb Film Distribution.

The company will look to pick up independent genre films from around the world, with a broad focus across language and country of origin, and the team are now reviewing potential first acquisitions. It plans to distribute theatrically as well as on digital platforms and broadcasters.

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