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BERLIN -- Festival circuit dance pleaser "Planet B-Boy" is breakdancing its way to screens around the world with New York based Elephant Eye Films kicking up deals in a slew of major territories including Australia and Canada.

The movie, directed by Benson Lee, details the story of five breakdancing crews who, against all the odds, travel to compete in the Battle of the Year event in Germany.

Elephant Eye Films, a sales, production and U.S. distribution entity, said it has sold the title to Mongrel Media in Canada and Madman Distribution in Australia. The title is also flipping to Hong Kong for Intercontinental while Sogecable has snapped it up for Spain.

Elephant sales are repped in Berlin by Kim Jose, Dave Robinson and Vicky Wight.

Productions focus on story-driven high concept genre pieces in the $3 million to $10 million range.

"From a production, distribution and sales stand point, we are focused on working on memorable films that highlight new voices and stories. We feel quite lucky to have directors such as Craig Zobel, Lee Daniels and Benson Lee in our camp," Jose said.

Projects in development include "The Harvest," a psychological thriller written by genre writer Stephen Lancellotti, "Country Song" written by award winning playwright Etan Frankel, and "The World To Come," an epic novel written by Dara Horn.
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