Zee Studios International unveils movie slate for Aug, Sept
MUMBAI: Film distributor Zee Studios International’s movie slate for August and September includes Hindi, Marathi, and Philippine films. In 2018, it has so far distributed hits like Raazi, Veere Di Wedding, Parmanu, and Dhadak.
The distributor has diversified its distribution and marketing with an exciting line-up for the next two months including Anubhav Sinha’s ‘Mulk’ starring Rishi Kapoor and Taapsee Pannu, Excel Entertainment’s Akshay Kumar starrer ‘GOLD’, Arjun Rampal’s ‘Paltan’, Fahad Mustafa & Mehwish Hayat’s ‘Load Wedding’, Marathi film ‘Pushpak Vimaan’ and ‘Anandi’, Philippine Cinema including films like ‘Buy Bust’, ‘The Day After Valentine’s’ and ‘Miss Granny’.
Alongside these films, Zee Studios International is also distributing their first Tamil comedy thriller film ‘Coco’ (also referred to as Kolamaavu Kokila). Releasing in more than 20 countries with over 200 screens, Coco will be seen in over 70 screens in the USA.
In the past, they have distributed films like Hindi Medium, Mom, Secret Superstar, Raees, Fukrey Returns, Parmanu, Raazi, Veere Di Wedding and the recent Dhadak across markets including U.K, USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, UAE/GCC, and in unconventional markets like Russia, Turkey, Germany, Austria, Czech Malta, Hungary, Maldives Taiwan, Hong Kong and China to name a few.
Commenting on this development, Zee Studios International (Film Marketing, Distribution, and Acquisition) Head Vibha Chopra said, “We at Zee Studios International are thrilled to distribute more and more films across territories, in variant languages as well as acquire worthwhile/rewarding content. We have been able to gradually shift from distributing Bollywood films to now distributing foreign films in markets outside India. Having the right team and constantly focussing our energies on content-driven films has allowed us to be able to attract as many markets while developing our traditional markets and audiences around the world.”
Having recently distributed their first ever foreign film Sid & Aya: Not A Love Story in Singapore last month, Vibha adds, “We thank our partners who have helped us in distributing our films across the globe, allowing us to reach the viewers, localize our content, which in turn has helped us to customise our marketing for each territory.”