Australia's Becker Film Group Signs Video Distribution Deal with Twentieth Century Fox

Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment will handle the indie distributor's new titles and back catalog for the Australian and New Zealand markets.

Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment and Australian independent distributor Becker Film Group have struck a distribution agreement covering the Australian and New Zealand markets.

Beginning on Oct. 1, TCFHE will distribute Becker Film Group's new releases, and manage the company's back catalog. The deal covers physical disc, electric sell-through and video-on-demand.

The first release brought out by Fox under the agreement will be the Morgan Freeman- and Diane Keaton-starring comedy 5 Flights Up, which is currently showing in Australian cinemas.

Becker's back catalog, which TCFHE will now distribute, includes titles such as Margin Call, The Last Station and Diana.

"Becker Film Group is a leading independent film distribution company and through this partnership will deliver quality film product to complement the Fox product portfolio," said TCFHE managing director, Flavio Paoli, in a statement.