A Company Launches Distribution Outfit For Czech Republic, Slovakia

Division will handle titles including "Cloud Atlas," "The Ides of March" and "Dream House" in the territories.

COLOGNE, Germany - Berlin-based distribution and produciton outfit A Company has launched a new film distribution firm to handle theatrical and home video releases of A Company titles in the Czech Republic and Slovakia.

The new subsidiary, EEAP Film Distribution CZ-SK will be based in Prague and run by managing director Christine Daoudova. The new division will handle local exploitation of films from A Company's rights company, Eastern European Acquisitions Pool (EEAP). It's upcoming slate includes big budget drama Cloud Atlas starring Tom Hanks and Halle Berry, Jim Sheridan mystery thriller Dream House starring Daniel Craig and Rachel Weisz and George Clooney's political drama The Ides of March.

The company will also handle theatrical releases from other indie distributors in the region, focusing on local-language titles.