321 to handle television, DVD and Digital Distribution for renowned Sci-Fi and Drama Indie Producerâ€™s Roster Of Catalogue and select new releases
Chicago, IL â€“ Starfield Indie Studios has named Chicago-based 321 Productions, a division of Zephyr Media Group, as the US syndicator for Starfieldâ€™s expansive catalogue of sci-fi /thriller/horror feature films as well as select future feature and series titles in the celebrated independent Sci-Fi film producerâ€™s select upcoming projects.Â 321 Productions will represent all categories of distribution in the US for Starfield Indieâ€™s film titles, including broadcast and cable television, DVD and digital channels.
With production offices in Toronto and London, Starfield Indie has gained worldwide recognition for its eclectic portfolio of genre films, many of which have gone on to become cult favorites.Â Under the helm of the production companyâ€™s principals Mark Pickering and Phillip Jackson, Starfield Indie has amassed more than 25 films and four television series to the companyâ€™s credits, including such Phil Jackson / Daniel Dâ€™or sci-fi classics as the cult â€œReplikatorâ€ (Ned Beatty, Brigitte Bako); Men of Means (Michael Pare); 2103 the Deadly Wake (Malcolm McDowell); and Dream-Breaker (Michael Pare).Â Starfield also brings to its syndication deal with 321 Productions the 13-part reality TV series â€œThe Missionâ€ produced by Phil Travis.
In addition to handling select library titles, 321 will also launch US non-theatrical distribution of the indieâ€™s soon-to-be released titles, including Â the much anticipated space docu- thriller â€œAlien Life â€“Contactâ€Â narrated by Michael Ironside for release in summer 2012.
â€œMark Pickering and Phillip Jackson have built Starfield Indie Studios into one of the most acclaimed independent genre film production companies.Â In addition to being honored with numerous industry awards, many of the companyâ€™s titles continually rank among sci-fi and thriller/horror enthusiastsâ€™ most favorite lists.Â Â We are delighted to present to the US television, DVD and digital markets the most extensive package ever offered of Starfieldâ€™s prized genre titles,â€ said Dan Zifkin, CEO of Zephyr Media Group.
â€œZephyr Media Groupâ€™s 321 Productions has become a top go-to distribution home for the independent production communityâ€, notes Starfield President Mark Pickering. â€œWe have known Dan Zifkin and his team for many years now and are delighted to entrust our catalogueÂ with hisÂ proven and successful group.â€