IFC is owned by AMC Network and it distributes independent films under its own name, some foreign films, documentaries under its Sundance Selects label, and genre films under IFC Midnight. IFC Films is a film production and distribution company based out of New York City and many of their films have won awards such as the Golden Globe Awards.
IFC has been a pioneer in Video On Demand releases that have been available through streaming services like Apple Itunes, Apple TV, Amazon Prime, Playstation, X-Box, and Hulu. IFC has also developed its own streaming platform called IFC Films Unlimited in which subscribers can view all available IFC films for only $5.99/month. IFC Films boast of being one of the first to dual-release films in theaters and On Demand platforms on the same day.
IFC has signed home video deals with MPI Media Group as well as the Criterion Collection and has worked with Paramount Home Media Distribution.
Films IFC is Known for
Spring Forward was released in the year 2000 and it’s the directorial debut of Tom Gilroy. Spring Forward stars Ned Beatty, Liev Schreiber, and Campbell Scott. Spring Forward was the first film released by IFC Films (Independent Film Channel's film production and distribution company) The movie was shot in sequences over the course of one year and portrays a man trying to put himself back together after serving prison time for robbery by taking a job as a parks employee in a small town in Connecticut.
Budget: $2M Domestic Box Office: $102,353 Worldwide Box Office: N/A
Blue is the Warmest Color
Blue is the Warmest Color is a French romance film that was released in 2013. Blue is the Warmest Color was co-written, co-produced, and directed by Abdellatif Kechiche, and stars Léa Seydoux and Adèle Exarchopoulos. The film follows a French teenager who discovers desire and freedom as an aspiring painter Emma enters her life. IFC Films/Sundance Selects snapped up the film.
Budget: 4M EUR Domestic Box Office: $2,199,787 Worldwide Box Office: $19,465,835
Personal Shopper is a supernatural psychological thriller film that was released in 2016. Personal Shopper was written and directed by Olivier Assayas and stars Kristen Stewart. The film follows a young American woman who works as a personal shopper for a celebrity in Paris and tries to communicate with her deceased twin brother in her free time.
Budget: $1M Domestic Box Office: $1,305,195 Worldwide Box Office: $3,804,977
Settlers British science fiction thriller film that was released in 2021. Settlers written and directed by Wyatt Rockefeller and depict the first settlers on the Martian frontier. The film stars Sofia Boutella, Ismael Cruz Cordova, Brooklyn Prince, Neil Tiger Free, and Jonny Lee Miller.
Budget: N/A Domestic Box Office: N/A Worldwide Box Office: N/A
Kindred is a British mystery horror drama, released by IFC Films, about a pregnant woman who is plagued by mysterious hallucinations and believes the family of her dead boyfriend have bad intentions for her unborn baby. Kindred was released in 2020 and was written and directed by Joe Marcantonio. Tamara Lawrance, Jack Lowden, and Fiona Shaw star in the film.
Budget: N/A Domestic Box Office: $8,921 Worldwide Box Office: $40,056
Hunter Hunter is a Canadian-American horror-thriller film that was released in 2020. Hunter Hunter follows a fur trapper who leaves his family to kill a rogue wolf and becomes increasingly concerned when a severely injured man arrives at their door. Hunter Hunter was written and directed by Shawn Linden. Devon Sawa, Camille Sullivan, Summer H. Howell, and Nick Stahl star in the film.
Budget: N/A Domestic Box Office: $32,705 Worldwide Box Office: N/A
The Night is a psychological horror-thriller film that was released in 2020. The Night tells the story of an Iranian couple who are imprisoned in a Los Angeles hotel. The Night was directed by Kourosh Ahari in his directorial debut and stars Shahab Hosseini, Niousha Noor, Leah Oganyan, and George Maguire.
Budget: N/A Domestic Box Office: $26,114 Worldwide Box Office: $44,041
Falling for Figaro
Falling for Figaro is a romantic comedy that follows the fierce world of opera singing competitions and will be released in October 2021. Falling for Figaro was directed by Ben Lewin and produced by Philip Wade, Judi Levine, and Arabella Page Croft. Danielle Macdonald, Joanna Lumley, and Hugh Skinner star in the flick. Budget: N/A Domestic Box Office: N/A Worldwide Box Office: N/A
##John and the Hole
John and the Hole is a coming-of-age psychological thriller film, released by IFC Films, about a young boy who holds his whole family captive in a hole in the ground. John and the Hold were directed by Pascual Sisto and written by Nicolás Giacobone. Charlie Shotwell, Michael C. Hall, Jennifer Ehle, and Taissa Farmiga star in the film. John and the Hole had its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival in 2021.
Budget: N/A Domestic Box Office: $23,276 Worldwide Box Office: $23,276
The Human Centipede
The Human Centipede 1
The Human Centipede First Sequence is a Dutch body horror film that was released in 2009. The story is about an insane German surgeon who kidnaps three tourists and joins them together, creating a human centipede. The Human Centipede: First Sequence was written, directed, and co-produced by Tom Six and stars Dieter Laser, Ashley C. Williams, Ashlynn Yennie, and Akihiro Kitamura.
Budget: 1.5M EUR Domestic Box Office: $181,467 Worldwide Box Office: $352,161
The Human Centipede 2
The Human Centipede Full Sequence is an exploitation horror film that was released in 2011. The second installation of the Human Centipede films is about a deranged man who watches the first film, becomes obsessed, and decides to make his own human centipede out of twelve people. The Human Centipede 2 was once again written, directed, and co-produced by Tom Six and stars Laurence R. Harvey and Ashlynn Yennie.
Budget: N/A Domestic Box Office: $141,877 Worldwide Box Office: N/A
The Human Centipede 3
The Human Centipede Final Sequence is a Dutch body horror film that concludes the demented trilogy. This installation follows a prison warden who decides to punish his prisoners by connecting 500 of them together. THe Human Centipede Final Sequence was written and directed by Tom Six and Stars Dieter Laser and Laurence R. Harvey.
Budget: N/A Domestic Box Office: $14,562 Worldwide Box Office: $18,976
The Meaning of Hitler
The Meaning of Hitler is a documentary that takes a look at our fascination with Hitler and Nazism. This docu-film was filmed in 9 countries and traces Hitler’s movements. The Meaning of Hitler focuses on historians and writers such as Martin Heckman, Matilda Tucker, Martin Amis, Saul Friedlander, and Sur Richard Evans.
Budget: N/A Domestic Box Office: $4,976 Worldwide Box Office: $4,976
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