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Bigfoot flick ‘Hunting Grounds” picked up by for distribution

 

HUNTING GROUNDS

HUNTING GROUNDS

The bigfoot movies aren’t going away anytime some and an award winner has picked up a new distribution deal. High Octane Pictures has planned sales for the flick that will be distributed through Uncork’d Entertainment. The John Portanova film follows the story of a father and son who move to a cabin in the woods and must deal with a tribe of Sasquatches. Look for a release date soon and all the details of the acquisition are found below.

Winner Best Sci-Fi Horror Film at the Toronto Independent Film Festival 2015, writer-director John Portanova’s acclaimed film sees a fractured family forced to go up against an angry clan of Bigfoot.

Festival audiences and horror critics have gone crazy for the story of a father and son, forced to move to an old cabin in the woods after a devastating tragedy, who unearth a tribe of Sasquatch.

Galen Christy, head of High Octane Pictures, says “We are so excited to be working with Uncork’d Entertainment again. They are a fantastic, solid company and we know that the film will be in good hands with them”

Keith Leopard, president of Uncork’d Entertainment, adds “Being from the Pacific Northwest I’ve always been fascinated with the legend. John’s movie offers such a great take on the subject, I think audiences will love it!”.

Written and directed by John Portanova and produced by horror label The October People, HUNTING GROUNDS stars Miles Joris-Peyrafitte, Jason Vail, David Saucedo, D’Angelo Midili, and Emmy winner Bill Oberst Jr (Criminal Minds).

Uncork’d Entertainment will distribute film domestically.  Date TBC.

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