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National Geographic Documentary Films Breaks Sundance Deal Logjam With Mid-7 Figure WW Pact For Hot Docu ‘Fire Of Love’

EXCLUSIVE: Nationwide Geographic Documentary Motion photos is closing a mid-seven-figure worldwide rights deal for Fire of Savor, the Sara Dosa-directed documentary that opened the pageant and created a stampede of bidders in what’s the principle deal on the virtual ground here.

As Deadline reported the day before today, bidding began rapidly after the movie’s Thursday premiere screening. Netflix, Nat Geo, Paramount, Sony Pictures Classics, IFC, Long-established and Amazon all were within the combo on this one. Submarine is brokering the deal.

The movie focuses on Katia and Maurice Krafft and their enjoy of every and every other, and getting as end as that you simply’re going to be in a neighborhood to factor in to fiery volcanoes. For 2 decades, the courageous French volcanologist couple became once seduced by the fun and threat of this elemental enjoy triangle, roaming the planet, chasing eruptions and documenting their discoveries in elegant photos and breathtaking movie to share with an more and more phenomenal public in media appearances. The couple would perish at some level of a 1991 volcanic explosion on Japan’s Mount Unzen, but they burned brightly and left quite a legacy.

The movie is produced by Shane Boris, Ina Fichman and Sara Dosa. The exec producers are Greg Boustead, Jessica Harrop, Josh Braun and Ben Braun. Ben Schwartz is co-exec producer.

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