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.

Now Showing

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

    August 1, 2019
  2. Director
    Pamela B. Green
  3. Starring
    Alice Guy, Jodie Foster, Geena Davis, Gillian Armstrong, Martin Scorsese, Ben Kingsley
  4. Rating
    G [General]
  5. Run Time
    103 minutes
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Film Review

'Fire Will Come' ('O que arde'): Film Review | Cannes 2019

Takes time to ignite but sparks a powerful blaze - The Hollywood Reporter

Film Review

‘Be Natural’ Review: Rescuing Alice Guy Blaché, a Film Pioneer, From Oblivion - The New York Times

“Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blaché” seeks both to help rescue Guy Blaché from oblivion and to explain how she got there in the first place.

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A Century Late, a Giant of Early Cinema Gets Her Closeup - The New York Times

When you think about the titans of classic film, who comes to mind? Go ahead, take a few minutes. No matter how long your list, it’s a fair bet that the French filmmaker Alice Guy Blaché - one of cinema’s earliest and most influential pioneers - didn’t make the cut.

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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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