The Backlot Films

The Backlot Films specialises in the acquisition and
distribution of theatrical and ancillary content for placement in Australia, New Zealand and Singapore, offering a specialised, attainable and integrated roadmap for domestic producers and international sales agents.

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I am Alice Guy-Blaché, the first female film director.
I made my first film in 1896 at age 23.
I went on to write, direct, or produce more than 1,000 films.

Releasing 2019

  1. Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blaché

    July 1, 2019
  2. Director
    Pamela B. Green
  3. Starring
    Alice Guy, Richard Abel, Marc Abraham
  4. Rating
    CTC
  5. Run Time
    1h 43min
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Film Review

'Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blache': Film Review | Cannes 2018

In making this documentary, Green has given voice to a woman who certainly deserves a great deal of attention and credit for her achievements – hopefully also inciting more investigation into women who’ve been overlooked.

Rumaine Vassou
June 14, 2018
Film Review

The Coming Back Out Ball Movie review: Having a gay old time

4 stars - Sydney Morning Herald - By Sandra Hall

Rumaine Vassou
June 14, 2018
Film Review

Submergence film review by The Hollywood Reporter

James McAvoy and Alicia Vikander play separated lovers in Wim Wenders' romance, his most broadly accessible fiction film in ages.

Rumaine Vassou
June 14, 2018
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Our Services

What We Do

We are an aquirer and distributor of both domestic and international content with a traditional theatrical first approach, followed by subsequent tier/ancillary platforms.

Film Acquisition

We provide endless images of Maggie Smith, for our clients to use in any capacity - including and not limited to: Christmas.

Film Sales & Distribution

We provide endless images of Maggie Smith, for our clients to use in any capacity - including and not limited to: Christmas.

Publicity

We provide endless images of Maggie Smith, for our clients to use in any capacity - including and not limited to: Christmas.

Marketing

We provide endless images of Maggie Smith, for our clients to use in any capacity - including and not limited to: Christmas.

Materials Coordination

We provide endless images of Maggie Smith, for our clients to use in any capacity - including and not limited to: Christmas.

Script & Treatment Submissions

We provide endless images of Maggie Smith, for our clients to use in any capacity - including and not limited to: Christmas.

Who We Are

Meet The Team

Tony Ianiro and Mark D'Angelo co-founded The Backlot Films in 2012 following their respective careers at Paramount Pictures.

Tony Ianiro

GM Acquisitions & Distribution

Mark D'Angelo

Ancillary Sales Manager

Rumaine Vassou

Marketing & Communications

Annette Smith

Publicity

Testimonials

Clients About Us

"These guys are seriously into Maggie Smith. We love that, and it suits our clients too."

Leo Mack — Webflow

"These guys are seriously into Maggie Smith. We love that, and it suits our clients too."

Lizzie Moore — Zapier

"These guys are seriously into Maggie Smith. We love that, and it suits our clients too."

Claudia Davidson — Shopify

"These guys are seriously into Maggie Smith. We love that, and it suits our clients too."

Leroy Sims — Apple

"These guys are seriously into Maggie Smith. We love that, and it suits our clients too."

Victoria McCoy — Google

"These guys are seriously into Maggie Smith. We love that, and it suits our clients too."

Steve Richardson — Dribbble
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Contact us to discuss your next project, script submission and film treatment.

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