Toronto 2012: International Buyers Book ‘Admissions’
Film Bridge International closes multiple territories, including France and Russia, for the romantic comedy starring Andy Garcia and Vera Farmiga.
TORONTO – International buyers are lining up to pay the price of Admissions, as Film Bridge International closes on multiple territories for the romantic comedy starring Andy Garcia and Vera Farmiga (Up in the Air).
Deals signed include ones with Chrysalis Films in France, Monolith in Poland. MGN Paradise in Russia and CDC United Network in Latin America. Grand View took multiple Eastern European territories for the title, while Gulf Films secured rights for the Middle East. Anchor Bay will bow Admissions in North America, the U.K. and Australia.
Director Adam Rodgers wrapped production on Admissions in Spokane, Washington last week. The film’s plot has Garcia and Farmiga playing two single parents taking their respective children on a college admissions tour. Falling to connect with their own kids, the pair explore the campus together and a surprising romance results.
Rodgers co-wrote the script to Admissions with Glenn German, who also produced, along with Andy Garcia and Sig Libowitz. Ellen Wander of Film Bridge International and Sonya Lunsford (The Help) are executive producers. Film Bridge International is handling world sales and is pitching the title to buyers at the Toronto International Film Festival.