Streaming company and distributor Mubi continues to ramp up operations exterior of its primitive industry mannequin and has this present day closed a deal to purchase The Match Manufacturing facility, the Germany-primarily based mostly sales and production company.
The Match Manufacturing facility’s present management crew will live in set aside and must calm proceed to work out of Berlin in Cologne, while additionally growing their presence by strategy of Mubi’s locations of work in London, Novel York and Los Angeles.
The corporate’s roster of credit contains Cannes Palme d’Or winner Uncle Boonmee Who Can Grab His Past Lives, and Oscar-nominated titles corresponding to Waltz With Bashir and Toni Erdmann.
Mubi has previously struck affords with The Match Manufacturing facility for titles including Apichatpong Weerasethakul’s Memoria and two titles currently Oscar shortlisted for Simplest World Characteristic: Sebastian Meise’s multi-prize a hit Huge Freedom and Tatiana Huezo’s Prayers for the Stolen.
Efe Cakarel, Founder & CEO of Mubi stated: “As long time companions of The Match Manufacturing facility we now dangle got obtained dapper admiration and respect for Michael and his crew. We are going to also no longer be more exasperated for them to hitch us in pursuing the aim we clearly share: to lift exquisite cinema to movie enthusiasts all over the realm. MUBI and The Match Manufacturing facility are highly complementary companies and we keep up for becoming a member of alongside with our friends.”
Michael Weber, Managing Director of The Match Manufacturing facility stated: “Once I embarked on the The Match Manufacturing facility stride alongside with my companions Reinhard Brundig, Viola Fügen, Thania Dimitrakopoulou, Jenny Walendy and the behind Karl Baumgartner, I envisioned discovering filmmakers and their experiences, working with them and bringing their finest work out to the realm. I undoubtedly dangle taken enormous pleasure and delight all over the years with the diverse encounters with actually proficient of us, ingenious minds, excellent souls. Cinema is a arresting and living ecosystem, continuously altering and growing.”