Editors' Choice

What Did Netflix And Amazon Pick Up At Sundance

Steve Porter / February 12, 2017

The two leaders in online streaming and original content are no doubt Netflix and Amazon (Prime). This year at the annual Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, the two entertainment heavyweights went toe-to-toe in an all out acquizition war for films and documentaries in an effort to further grow their content catalogues. Below you will find a list of the various properties the pair have purchased, along with any information available for each – including release dates, stratagy and price paid for the content. More than $100 million was spent at this year’s festival – and more than 50% of that was spent by the two streaming giants. Netflix reportedly spent more than $35 million themselves while Amazon only spent a modest $23 million

 

Amazon

 

 

Long Strange Trip – May 26th, 2017 – Amazon Prime (US) – Over $6 million

The Big Sick – No release date, but will premiere theatrically – $12 million

Landline – No release date, but will premiere theatrically – $3 million

City Of Ghosts – Documentary – $2 million

Crown Heights –  $2 million

 

Netflix

 

 

Mudbound – $12.5 million

I Don’t Feel At Home In This World Anymore –  Feb 24, 2017 on Netflix

Burning Sands – March 10th, 2017

Deidra & Laney Rob A Train – March 17th, 2017

The Discovery – March 31st, 2017

Berlin Syndrome – Theatrical release – Summer 2017 followed by Netflix – 7 figures?

Casting Jonbenét – April 2017 – Limited Theater release

Fun Mom Dinner – No date announced – Theater run followed by Netflix. $5 million

Chasing Coral –  Late 2017 – Netflix

Nobody Speak: Hulk Hogan Vs Gawker – 2017 –  Premier on Netflix – $2 million

The Incredible Jessica James –  Late 2017 – On Netflix

Joshua: Teenager Vs. Superpower –  Late 2017 – Netflix

The Mars Generation – Late 2017 – Netflix

Icarus –  Late 2017 –  Netflix –  $5 Million

To The Bone – Late 2017 – Netflix – $8 million