Dark Star Pictures is a new-age North American distribution company, focused on bringing unique and targeted content to audiences across the country. We are committed to releasing auteur-driven, original cinema in the theatrical, digital and home video space. Our goal is to create original marketing campaigns directly catered to audiences who will embrace our brand of thought-provoking cinema. Dark Star also services distribution companies and producers in the theatrical, digital, and festival space.
A graduate of the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania, Michael has distributed over 200 films to date. As the SVP of Distribution & Sales at Breaking Glass Pictures, Michael strategically managed the digital, festival and theatrical releases on all films on the domestic front.
Michael launched his new venture Dark Star Pictures at the American Film Market in November of 2017, with the company's first commercial release in February of 2018.
An accomplished curator & festival director with well over a decade of programming experience, Josh co-founded Bruce Campbell's Horror Film Festival in 2014 and Cinepocalypse Genre Film Festival, most recently forming Cinepocalypse Productions, which is currently in production on the new V/H/S reboot, V/H/S/94. Along with his festival work, Josh has represented various filmmakers for domestic sales, and has consulted with various agencies on genre distribution and sales.