AFM: Instrum Sells Sci-Fi Film 'Proximity' Worldwide

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From left: Jason Mitcheltree, Eric Demeusy and Kyle McIntyre

Eric Demeusy, an Emmy-winning VFX artist whose credits include work on 'Stranger Things' and 'Game of Thrones,' directed the film in his feature helming debut.

Instrum International has closed multiple international deals for Proximity, a sci-fi film about a NASA scientist determined to prove he was abducted by aliens.

Ryan Keller at Instrum closed deals for five markets for Proximity, with Signature taking the film in the U.K., KSM buying German rights, Klockworx acquiring the movie in Japan and Times Vision taking China. Instrum also inked a pan-Asia pay TV deal for Proximity with Fox Networks Group Asia.

Eric Demeusy, an Emmy-winning VFX artist whose credits include work on Stranger Things and Game of Thrones, directed Proximity in his feature helming debut. It stars Ryan Masson, Highdee Kuan, Christian Prentice and Shaw Jones. Demeusy directed from a script he co-wrote with Jason Mitcheltree. Andrea Dondanville and Kyle McIntyre produced Proximity, with Keller serving as executive producer. 

This story first appeared in The Hollywood Reporter's Nov. 1 daily issue at the American Film Market.