Hong Kong Filmart: 'The Incident' Sells to Japan (Exclusive)

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CineAsia will take place at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, which overlooks scenic Victoria Harbor.

The deal between Shoreline Entertainment and Zazie Films is the first for the film in Asia.

Shoreline Entertainment sold The Incident, the debut feature of Mexican writer and director Isaac Ezban, to Japan's Zazie Films at Hong Kong's Filmart on Tuesday, its first deal for Asia.

The sci-fi thriller has been garnering a lot of acclaim on the genre festival circuit. The deal, for theatrical release, was negotiated by Brian Sweet and Sam Eigen from Shoreline, and Akira Agata from Zazie.

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