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AMP takes THE ELEVATOR GAME to another level

AMP International has launched sales on director Michael Goi's (AMERICAN HORROR STORY) horror pic THE ELEVATOR GAME, based on the infamouse online myth of the same name. For your own safety, please don't google the words 'I tried the elevator game'...  Deadline article

JAKOB'S WIFE starring Barbara Crampton to premiere at SXSW

Travis Stevens' horror JAKOB'S WIFE starring the one and only Barbara Crampton and Larry Fassenden will premiere at this year's SXSW Midnight. Screen article

Sam Walker's THE SEED defies pandemic and starts shoot in Malta

Principal photography is underway today on Sam Walker's sci-fi horror The Seed, which stars Chelsea Edge (The Missing), Lucy Martin (Vikings) and Sophie Vavasseur (Resident Evil: Apocalypse). The film is shooting in Malta which has a grip on the pandemic so best of luck to the team! Deadline article

Romola Garai's AMULET premieres to stellar reviews at Sundance

"What a shocker. Actor/director Romola Garai weaves an almost absurdly delicious feminist revenge fantasy into the genre teaser Amulet" -Screen Daily

Romola Garai's AMULET to premiere at Sundance 2020

Romola Garai's impressive horror debut AMULET will premiere in the Midnight Section at Sundance 2020. We're incredibly proud to represent this film starring Carla Juri, Alec Secareanu & Imelda Staunton and produced by Matthew James Wilkinson and Maggie Monteith. Congratulations to the team!

Two AMP titles on BIFA Discovery Award longlist

Both Tom Cullen's PINK WALL and Dolly Wells' GOOD POSTURE have been longlisted for the BIFA Discovery Award. The impressive two debuts premiered at SXSW and Tribeca respectively. Congratulations to Tom and Dolly, we are keeping our fingers crossed! Screen Daily article

The Gasoline Thieves wins at Sitges!

Edgar Nito's The Gasoline Thieves has won the Best Picture award in the Orbita Section at the Sitges Film Festival. Congratulations to Edgar and the whole team from us here at AMP!

Peter Stormare joins Timothy Spall in UK comedy ‘The Obscure Life Of The Grand Duke Of Corsica’

Filming has begun in Malta this week on Daniel Graham's (Opus Zero) second feature ‘The Obscure Life Of The Grand Duke Of Corsica’ starring Peter Stormare and Timothy Spall, which AMP is proud to represent! Screen Daily article

TIFF 2019: AMP & Hadi Hajaig (BLUE IGUANA) team up again

AMP International and Hadi Hajaig, director of Sam Rockwell action-comedy BLUE IGUANA, have teamed up again to bring UK Revenge Thriller DON'T LEAVE ME, starring Con O'Neill (CHERNOBYL) to audiences. Deadline Hollywood article

AMP and producer Robert Menzies form partnership

AMP and established Canadian producer Robert Menzies Menzies have formed a pact that will see the producer become the company’s Canadian representative. Menzies has produced more than 35 features to date, including psychological thriller House At The End Of The Street, starring Jennifer Lawrence, and horror tale I Am The Pretty Thing That Lives In The House with Ruth Wilson. Screen Daily article

Audience Award for The Gasoline Thieves

Edgar Nito's THE GASOLINE THIEVES has won the Audience Award at the Hola Mexico Film Festival in Los Angeles. Director Edgar Nito collected the Award on behalf of the entire crew. Congratulations Edgar & team!

Edgar Nito wins Best New Narrative Director at Tribeca!

Edgar Nito's THE GASOLINE THIEVES premiered at Tribeca to praising reviews and also landed the debut feature director the Best New Narrative Director. Congratulations Edgar!


Two AMP films, Dolly Wells' GOOD POSTURE starring Grace van Patten and Emily Mortimer and Edgar Nito's THE GASOLINE THIEVES (HUACHICOLERO) premiere this week in New York at the Tribeca Film Festival. THE GASOLINE THIEVES premiere is on April 25th and GOOD POSTURE on April 27th.

Brenton Twaithes meets a girl

PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN and DC's TITANS star Brenton Thwaites and Lily Sullivan star in Australian comedy-drama I MET A GIRL directed by Luke Eve has started filming in Australia. Deadline Hollywood

Sales on 'Still/Born' creators' next horror 'Z' launch in AFM

The genre pic, which completed principle photography last month in and around Calgary, marks the second collaboration between writer-director Brandon Christensen and writer-producer Colin Minihan. Their previous movie Still/Born debuted at Overlook Film Festival and was picked up by Vertical Entertainment for the U.S. Deadline Hollywood

Romola Garai's OUTSIDE makes market debut in Cannes

We're very excited to announce that we've teamed up with Matthew James Wilkinson's Stigma Films and will be selling actress Romola Garai's debut feature horror OUTSIDE which will make it's market debut in Cannes this month! Deadline Hollywood article

BLUE IGUANA's Sam Rockwell wins Academy Award!

Congratulations from the entire AMP team to Sam Rockwell for his much deserved Academy Award win last night! We are big fans and so proud to be representing his next film BLUE IGUANA by Hadi Hajaig. 

Golden Globe Winner and Academy Award Nominee Sam Rockwell's new film to premiere in Berlin

So far this year Sam Rockwell has won a Golden Globe, been nominated for an Oscar and a BAFTA, presented SNL for the first time and said “F*ck” during it’s broadcast and this was all in January. Now in February Sam Rockwell's next film, the action packed romantic heist comedy BLUE IGUANA by Hadi Hajaig, will make its market premiere at the European Film Market in Berlin. Click here for screening times (requires EFM login details): BLUE IGUANA @ EFM 2018

Gordon's Alive! - Flash Gordon doc LIFE AFTER FLASH heads to Berlin

Lisa Down's Flash Gordon documentary starring the saviour of the universe himself, Sam J Jones, will make its market premiere at EFM 2018 in Berlin. All weapons, open fire! Read more on Deadline Hollywood

Tarantino screens LOWLIFE...!

The American Film Institute has put on a special screening of LOWLIFE for Quentin Tarantino.   Ryan Prows' LA-set pulp thriller, which just won Best Feature at the Cinepocalypse Film Festival in Chicago, is "a captivating feature debut" (Hollywood Reporter), an "adrenalin rush" (, "like a bullet from the chamber of a gun" (AV Club).   "It evokes PULP FICTION without treading on its toes" (Nerdist) -  Tarantino reached out to the filmmakers to have his own screening.

ANNA AND THE APOCALYPSE wins Audience Award at Sitges

We're proud to announce that the gleeful Scottish Zombie Musical mash-up (yes, it's a thing now) has won the Carnet Jove Jury award for the Best Midnight X-Treme Feature at the 50th Sitges film festival. Ho-ho-hoo! Sitges website

Apocalyptic thriller RIOT GIRLS gets cast and starts shooting

We're excited to announce that we'll be selling Jovanka Vuckovic's debut feature RIOT GIRLS, a post-apocalyptic thriller set in an alternate 1995, after a mysterious disease has wiped out all of the adults, two gangs are pitted against each other in a brutal war for territory, resources and survival. RIOT GIRLS - A Coming of Rage Story Screen Daily article


The debut feature from writer-director Rachel Hirons starring George Mckay and Alexandra Roach has started shooting in London and AMP International is handling sales in all territories. 'This is a story I've loved and obsessed over for the last four years and being able to present it on film and through this cast is a phenomenal climax to all of it. Plus filming people having sex everyday (legally, this time) is good work if you can get it.' - Rachel Hirons, director/writer Screen Daily article



LOWLIFE Premieres to stellar reviews at Fantasia

"A seriously nasty treat that owes much to early Tarantino." -Hollywood Reporter

LOWLIFE will debut at Fantasia Film Festival in Montreal this July

This maniacally crazy movie from wildly talented writer/director Ryan Prows tells of the sordid lives of an addict, an ex-con, and a disgraced luchador called El Monstruo, whose worlds collide when an organ harvesting caper goes very, very wrong. Here is a new teaser trailer. Warning - it is bonkers. BirthDeathMovies 

Hit Tribeca horror 'The Endless' scores deals

The buzz title which was acquired by Well Go USA for North America after a bidding war, other deals already closed include Arrow Films in the UK, NonStop Entertainment in Scandinavia, Benelux and Iceland, M2 Films for all Eastern Europe, Moviecloud in Taiwan and Front Row in The Middle East. Multiple offers are being considered in the remaining territories. Screen Daily article

Logan’s Dafne Keen Lands ‘Ana’ Lead Opposite Luis Guzman

Keen will play the title role in Ana, a drama-adventure she’ll star in with Luis Guzman that will shoot next month in Puerto Rico. Deadline Hollywood article

WALKING OUT premieres in Europe at Sundance London

Alex and Andrew Smith’s Sundance title WALKING OUT is coming to AMP’s home town and will play at Picturehouse Central during Sundance London. Picturehouse article

GUACHILERO (DRAIN) Now in Production!

Edgar Nito’s Mexican crime drama begins it’s shoot. Screen Daily article