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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THE SCHOOL; AS SUPERNATURAL AND PSYCHOLOGICAL TERROR ENSUES, YOU MUST FACE YOUR FEARS...OR THEY'LL COME TO LIFE.

THE COMING BACK OUT BALL MOVIE; is a record of Australian history, a dark past with a rainbow coloured future, told via a group of extraordinary people.

Now Showing

  1. The Coming Back Out Ball Movie

    December 6, 2018
  2. Director
    Sue Thomson
  3. Starring
    Documentary following a group of older LGBTIQ+ people.
  4. Rating
    MA 15+ [Strong coarse language]
  5. Run Time
    86 minutes
  1. The School

    December 6, 2018
  2. Director
    Storm Ashwood
  3. Starring
    Nicholas Hope, Megan Drury, Will McDonald
  4. Rating
    M [Supernatural themes, violence and coarse language]
  5. Run Time
    88 minutes
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Latest News

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
Media Release

Reflections In The Dust selected for 22nd Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival

The controversial film from 23-year-old director Luke Sullivan continues its impressive festival run.

Rumaine Vassou
June 14, 2018
Film Review

Storm Ashwood’s thriller ‘The School’ teaches scary life lessons

Don Groves from Inside Film reviews The School.

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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