The Backlot Films

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

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Media Release

New base for The Backlot Films

The Backlot Studios is relocating from Southbank to South Melbourne.

Film Review

Escape and Evasion: Film Review

Hallucinatory depiction of a soldier's fractured mind - The Guardian 3/5 star review

Film Review

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

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

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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 Work Together

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

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