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.
It also provides an international sales and acquisition pathway of domestic content for global, territorial and film festival specific buyer and programming consideration.

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australian premiere at the Palace British Film Festival

Now Showing

  1. The Aspern Papers

    October 30, 2019
  2. Director
    Julien Landais
  3. Starring
    Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Vanessa Redgrave, Joely Richardson
  4. Rating
    M [Sex scenes and violence]
  5. Run Time
    90 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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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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Let’s Get In Touch

Contact us to discuss your next project, script submission and film treatment.

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