Neon won the competition to acquire How to Blow Up a Pipeline , one of the first major acquisitions from Toronto.
Cast includes Ariela Barer, Kristine Froseth, Lukas Gage, Forrest Goodluck, Sasha Lane, Jayme Lawson, Marcus Scribner, Jake Weary, Irene Bedard and Olive Jane Lorraine, the heist thriller is releasing There’s quite a bit of buzz in the business The Hollywood Reporter talks after its TIFF world premiere.
Based on Andreas Malm’s Manifesto on the Climate Crisis, How to Blow Up a Pipeline Directed by Daniel Goldhaber (CAM ), Produced, co-written and starred by Ariela Barer (Runaways, Atypical), edited by co-writers Jordan Sjol and Daniel Garber (CAM, Some Kind of Heaven) Follow a group of young environmental activists on a daring mission to sabotage an oil pipeline. It has been described as part high-stakes heist, part radical exploration of direct action as climate activism.
“Neon was the ideal distribution partner when we started working on this film,” said filmmakers Goldhaber, Barer, Sjol and Garber. “They have done such an incredible job supporting films that are at the cutting edge of cinema and are constantly thinking of new, out-of-the-box ways to connect audiences and films. We are fortunate to have found someone so enthusiastic about this project Partners, we are so excited to be working with them to bring How to Blow Up the Pipeline to theaters across America.”
The deal for the movie Negotiated for NEON with CAA Media Finance by Jeff Dodgman and Mason Spetta on behalf of the filmmakers.