International Distribution Plan
With an ambitious distribution plan, ed CODEBREAKER is reaching audiences on broadcast television, rx cable, film festivals, DVD, digital platforms, and other special screening events. There is an 81-minute version and a 53-minute version of CODEBREAKER being distributed around the globe. More than three million people on six continents have seen the film.
TELEVISION BROADCASTS & CABLE
CODEBREAKER has been shown on broadcast television and cable networks around the world: Channel 4 in the United Kingdom; TV3 in Catalonia, Spain; SBS One in Australia; Discovery France in France, Luxembourg, Switzerland, and Belgium; on the Science Channel in the U.S.; and TVO in Ontario, Canada. Television channels or satellite networks in Russia, Austria, China and New Zealand also have acquired rights to show the film. London based TVF International is working to find other distribution partners around the globe.
CODEBREAKER is now available on a variety of digital platforms such as iTunes in the US, Canada, the United Kingdom, and several other countries.
The film is also available on DVD across the world. For everywhere outside the United Kingdom, you can buy the DVD here. This version includes subtitles in English, German, Spanish, French, and Portuguese. People in the United Kingdom can buy the DVD here.
Special corporate screenings of CODEBREAKER are attracting interest from some of the world’s leading companies and law firms. Walmart, Deloitte, Prudential, Google, Intel, Microsoft, AT&T, Société Générale, PwC, UBS, Northern Trust, Pfizer, Ernst & Young, Ingersoll Rand, and several law firms have hosted or scheduled corporate screenings. Additional screenings will be held later this year at technology companies, corporations, banks, and law firms. Executive Producer Patrick Sammon attends these screenings to introduce CODEBREAKER and lead a Question & Answer session after the film. Please contact the producers to find out details about hosting a corporate screening event.
UNIVERSITY & COLLEGE SCREENINGS
The production team has been busy with screenings of CODEBREAKER at colleges and universities across the U.S. Executive Producer Patrick Sammon has screened the film at more than 35 colleges and universities including MIT, Harvard, Bryn Mawr College, Duke University, The University of Texas-Austin, Syracuse University, The University of Kansas, and Johns Hopkins University. Please contact the producers for more information about scheduling a screening.
U.S. THEATRICAL RELEASE
TODpix, in conjunction with Story Center Productions and Furnace, offered this film for release in theaters across the U.S. It was distributed using a unique, new model called “theatrical on demand”. This grassroots model puts the decision-making power in the hands of moviegoers, guaranteeing the film’s screening in any community where there is sufficient interest. CODEBREAKER played to enthusiastic audiences in New York City, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Albany, Fort Lauderdale, Chicago, Galesburg, IL, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle, and Washington, DC.
CODEBREAKER has been screened at more than two dozen film festivals across the globe. CODEBREAKER was shown at the Out Takes LGBT Film Festivals in Auckland and Wellington, New Zealand; the Mostra FIRE Film Festival in Barcelona, Spain; and The Outview LGBT Film Festival in Athens, Greece. The film also was screened in Heidelberg, Germany at a festival held in conjunction with the Heidelberg Laureate Forum. The film was featured at German LGBT film festivals in Cologne, Dortmund, and Hamburg. The documentary was previously shown at festivals in Amsterdam, Bern, Torino, San Francisco, Moscow, St. Petersburg, Zurich, and Brussels.
The film received the Audience Award at the 2012 European Science TV & New Media Awards. It also received the Audience Award at the 2012 Side by Side LGBT International Film Festival in St. Petersburg, Russia.