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Altar Identity Studios is a full‑service feature film financier, co-producer and domestic theatrical distributor.

‘Big Stone Gap’ nominated for Casting Society’s Artios Award

The Casting Society of America has announced its callbacks on the films for its 31st annual Artios Awards. Among the nominees in the Low Budget Comedy category is Big Stone Gap. Final ballots are being distributed today for the 31st Artios Awards, and voting closes January 8. Winners will be announced January 21 during dual [...]

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‘Big Stone Gap’ now available on Netflix

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‘First Date’ continues to entertain audiences around the globe.

POSTER GALLERY Upcoming 'First Date' U.S. performances Jun 22 – Jul 02, 2016 Festival Players Guild Michigan City, IN Jul 14 – Jul 30, 2016 Community Circle Theatre Grand Rapids, MI Jul 28 – Aug 07, 2016 CenterStage Theatre Company Louisville, CO Jul 28 – Aug 07, 2016 Central Penn College Enola, PA Aug [...]

‘Big Stone Gap’ is a happy, feel-good movie, so much more than a chick flick

Examiner.com February 9, 2016 We all have a home town. If we're lucky, the feelings and memories of that place brings back some measure of peace in our crazy lives. And every once in a while, a film comes along that brings back the memories, and then adds that potent dose of conflict, and adds [...]

Indiewire names ‘Big Stone Gap’ one of the Great Books Adapted for the Screen!

4 Great Books Adapted for the Screen By Their Own Authors By Indiewire Staff | Indiewire February 2, 2016 at 11:17AM These authors-turned-directors went from page to screen to turn their own written word into star-studded feature films. [Editor's Note: This post is presented in partnership with Time Warner Cable Movies On Demand in support [...]

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‘American Profile’ names ‘Big Stone Gap’ as their ‘Talk of the Table Pick’

Community Table's, American Profile Feb 7-13, 2016 Talk of the Table Our Pick APPALACHIAN ROMANCE February is the perfect month for curling up at home with a romantic comedy, and the Feb. 2 DVD and Blu-Ray release of Big Stone Gap fills that need. Adapted from writer Adriana Trigiani's bestselling novel about a Virginia coal-mining [...]

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Altar Identity Studios, Breaks the Hollywood Mold

Managing Director, Adam Shaw discusses how Altar Identity Studios film investment model is disrupting Hollywood on FOX Business. FOX Business December 18, 2015

‘Big Stone Gap’ makes the list of Top-Grossing Women-Directed Films of 2015

Congratulations to our very own Adriana Trigiani writer and director of "Big Stone Gap" for making the list of top grossing female directors of 2015. Watch: A Celebration of the Top-Grossing Women-Directed Films of 2015 Women and Hollywood By Laura Berger | Women and Hollywood January 5, 2016 at 12:05PM Women and Hollywood is proud [...]

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Goodies For Hollywood In Congress’ Tax And Budget Deal

Forbes/Business by Schuyler Moore Dec 18, 2015 Section 181 of the Tax Code permitted a 100% write-off for the first $15 million of the cost of producing a film in the U.S. if the film commenced principal photography before the end of 2014. As in prior years, this section was just renewed retroactively to the [...]

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