Screenvision Media Brings McLaren – The Story Of Racing Legend Bruce McLaren – To The Big Screen

SCREENVISION MEDIA BRINGS MCLAREN – THE STORY OF RACING LEGEND BURCE MCLAREN – TO THE BIG SCREEN

One Night Only Screening Event Hits Movie Theaters in Select Markets August 17

 

New York, N.Y., Aug. 9, 2017 – Screenvision Media, in partnership with Gunpowder & Sky, today announced a one night only screening event in dozens of U.S. cities for McLaren, the captivating story of Bruce McLaren, the legendary racing champion, designer, engineer and founder of the iconic supercar that bears his name. Theater information and tickets can be found at https://www.mclarenfilmusa.com with additional locations added daily.

 

The name McLaren is synonymous with motor racing excellence, and stands today as a symbol for automotive superiority. Yet what is less known is the brand’s origins. McLaren recounts the New Zealander’s life, from his humble beginnings at his father’s auto shop in Auckland, to revolutionizing Formula One racing by becoming the youngest driver ever to win a Grand Prix, to his death at 32. Featuring interviews from his closest friends and family members, the documentary is an unprecedented window into the life of a true genius.

 

“Auto enthusiasts across the country have been eagerly awaiting the release of McLaren, and we’re so pleased to be pairing up with Gunpowder & Sky to bring this documentary to the big screen this summer,” said Bernadette McCabe, SVP, Business Strategy, Screenvision Media. “With lots of original racing footage and interviews, this documentary will transport you back in time and leave you feeling both moved and inspired.”

 

“We’re thrilled to offer automotive enthusiasts, documentary film fans, and all filmbuffs this special opportunity to see Bruce McLaren’s compelling story in their local theaters,” said Janet Brown, Gunpowder & Sky’s EVP Distribution.  “Bruce is an automotive icon whose story is truly inspirational.”

 

McLaren will hit theaters in select markets on August 17, 2017. For additional information, film trailers and tickets, please visit https://www.mclarenfilmusa.com/

 

ABOUT SCREENVISION MEDIA

Headquartered in New York, N.Y., Screenvision Media is a national leader in cinema advertising, offering on-screen advertising, in-lobby promotions and integrated marketing programs to national, regional and local advertisers and providing comprehensive cinema advertising representation services to top tier theatrical exhibitors presenting the highest quality movie going experience. The Screenvision Media cinema advertising network is comprised of over 14,600 screens in 2,300+ theatre locations across all 50 states and 94% of DMAs nationwide; delivering through more than 150 theatrical circuits, including 6 of the top 10 exhibitor companies. For more information: http://screenvisionmedia.com/.

 

ABOUT GUNPOWDER & SKY

Gunpowder & Sky is an award-winning independent global studio, dedicated to creating, marketing and distributing video content unrestricted by form, genre or platform. Gunpowder & Sky collaborates with both emerging and established talent to generate premium video content ranging from 90-second to 90-minute stories on all platforms. With in-house development, production, marketing and distribution capabilities, the company operates as a full 360-studio and oversees a library of over 1500 titles.

Working with numerous creative partners such as Hyde Park, Blumhouse, Caviar, DIGA, Full Fathom Five, Bona Fide Productions, Adaptive Studios and Den of Thieves, with investments and strategic partnerships with leading social video studios Cut and Shareability, Gunpowder & Sky has recently released or launched projects including Jeff Baena’s (I Heart Huckabees) The Little Hours, starring Aubrey Plaza, Alison Brie, Dave Franco, Kate Micucci, John C. Reilly, Molly Shannon, Fred Armisen, Jemima Kirke and Nick Offerman, Spotify’s most viewed series Drawn & Recorded, the Herbalife exposé documentary, Betting on Zero, which debuted as the number one Documentary in the iTunes store, multi-platform sci-fi destination, DUST, and Ben Young’s Hounds of Love which won the Overlook Film Festival’s Jury and Audience Awards for Best Feature with Emma Booth winning Best Actress Award at the Venice Film Festival.

Upcoming projects include the film adaption of Jeff Hart’s novel Eat, Brains, Love, Sarah Benincasa’s DC Trip, Summer of 84 with award-winning directors RKSS, and the Jackass-style, next generation stunt series, Too Stupid To Die.

Headquartered in Los Angeles, with offices in NY and London, Gunpowder & Sky was founded by Van Toffler, Floris Bauer and Otter Media, a joint venture of AT&T and The Chernin Group.

 

Media Contacts:

Screenvision Media

Kate Carver – Olson Engage
212.656.9148
Kcarver@olson.com

 

Caitlin Wiig – Olson Engage

212.656.9143

caitlin.wiig@olson.com

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