About IFC Films
Established in 2000 and since becoming a leader in the independent film industry, IFC Entertainment consists of three distribution labels that are devoted to bringing the best of independent and foreign films to the largest possible audience: IFC Films, Sundance Selects and IFC Midnight.
IFC Films is a leading distributor of quality talent-driven independent film. IFC Midnight is the company’s genre label featuring features horror, sci-fi, thrillers, erotic art-house, action and more. Sundance Selects focuses on American independent, documentaries and world cinema. IFC Entertainment pioneered the distribution model of releasing films in theaters the same day they are available on video on demand. The company customizes a distribution strategy for each film, which may also include day and date, something that IFC Entertainment pioneered whereby films are available in theaters the same day they can be accessed through the On Demand platform. IFC Entertainment films are also frequently made available on all digital platforms, including iTunes, Playstation, X-Box, Amazon, Hulu, etc.
IFC Entertainment is owned and operated by AMC Networks Inc.
Established in 2000 and based in New York City, IFC Films is a leading U.S. distributor of independent film. Its unique distribution model makes independent films available to a national audience by releasing them in theaters as well as on cable’s Video On Demand (VOD) platform, reaching nearly 50 million homes.
Some of the company’s successes over the years have included BOYHOOD, FRANCES HA, MY BIG FAT GREEK WEDDING, Y TU MAMA TAMBIEN, TOUCHING THE VOID, 4 MONTHS, 3 WEEKS AND 2 DAYS, CHE, SUMMER HOURS, ANTICHRIST, IN THE LOOP, JOAN RIVERS: A PIECE OF WORK, TINY FURNITURE and CARLOS. Over the years, IFC Films has worked with established and breakout filmmakers, including Steven Soderbergh, Gus Van Sant, Spike Lee, Richard Linklater, Miranda July, Lars Von Trier, Gaspar Noé, Todd Solondz, Cristian Mungiu, Susanne Bier, Olivier Assayas, Jim McKay, Larry Fessenden, Gregg Araki, Jacques Rivette, Claude Chabrol, Abdellatif Kechiche, Kore-eda Hirokazu, Abbas Kiarostami, and many more. IFC Films is a sister label to Sundance Selects and IFC Midnight, and is owned and operated by AMC Networks Inc.
Established in 2009 and based in New York City, Sundance Selects is a leading U.S. distributor of prestige films focusing on American independents, documentaries and world cinema.
Previous releases include the Palme d’Or winning BLUE IS THE WARMEST COLOR; Cristian Mungiu’s double Cannes Prize winner BEYOND THE HILLS; Abbas Kiarostami’s LIKE SOMEONE IN LOVE and CERTIFIED COPY; the Oscar-nominated documentaries FINDING VIVIAN MAIER, DIRTY WARS, and HOW TO SURVIVE A PLAGUE; Wim Wender’s PINA, Werner Herzog’s CAVE OF FORGOTTEN DREAMS, Cindy Meehl’s BUCK; and the Dardennes Brothers THE KID WITH A BIKE and Oscar-nominated TWO DAYS, ONE NIGHT. Sundance Selects is a sister label to IFC Films and IFC Midnight, and is owned and operated by AMC Networks Inc.
Since opening in June 2005 in the historic Waverly theater, IFC Center has become the ultimate destination for New Yorkers seeking out the best in independent film. In addition to screening many of the best documentaries and independent films from across the globe in its state-of-the-art theaters, IFC Center hosts some of New York’s most anticipated film festivals, including Rendez-vous with French Cinema and DOC NYC, New York’s premiere documentary film festival.
The theater is available for special events. For information, visit IFCcenter.com.
Established in 2010 and based in New York City, IFC Midnight is a leading U.S. distributor of genre entertainment including horror, science fiction, thrillers, erotic art house, action and more. Its unique distribution model makes independent genre films available to a national audience by releasing them in theaters as well as on cable’s Video On Demand (VOD) platform, reaching nearly 50 million homes.
Some of the company’s successes have included Tom Six’s controversial horror trilogy THE HUMAN CENTIPEDE, Johnnie To’s Hong Kong revenge thriller VENGEANCE, Brandon Cronenberg’s ANTIVIRAL, and the award-winning hit THE BABADOOK. IFC Midnight is a sister label to Sundance Selects and IFC Films, and is owned and operated by AMC Networks Inc.