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Slamdance's first 2008 acquisition

“Jack Brooks: Monster Slayer”, a horror comedy by writer/director Jon Knautz (debut) and starring Robert Englund of "Nightmare on Elm Street" fame, is the first acquisition purchased out of the Slamdance Film Festival this year. Several distributors were chasing “Jack Brooks” for domestic rights after a successful premiere on the first Saturday night at Slamdance, but it was Anchor Bay Entertainment who ended up with the domestic distribution rights for a mid-six figures deal, with a theatrical commitment. The deal was negotiated by Shaun Redick and Nate Bolotin of the Collective with Anchor Bay's Mark Ward.

“Jack Brooks: Monster Slayer” is a nostalgic throwback to the classic 80s horror-comedy creature features. Full of laughs, action, blood, guts, slime, creatures and an anti-hero you can cheer for, “Jack Brooks: Monster Slayer” is poised to become the cult classic of the ‘00s.
Producer and star Trevor Matthews of Brookstreet Pictures said, “Anchor Bay is the perfect home for “Jack Brooks”. Their success on recent films like “Hatchet” makes us feel confident that the film will reach its intended audience. Anchor Bay has been very supportive of our vision and will allow Brookstreet Pictures to be involved with the theatrical marketing and distribution. We see “Jack Brooks” as the beginning of a new franchise.”

After witnessing the brutal murder of his family, Jack Brooks (newcomer Trevor Matthews) is left with an unquenchable fury that he is constantly fighting to control. Now working as a local plumber, one night, Jack attempts to fix Professor Crowley’s (Robert Englund) old, rusted pipes, but instead unknowingly awakens an ancient evil. Jack soon realizes he can’t run from his past, and quickly discovers the true purpose of his inner rage.
Co-written and directed by Jon Knautz (debut), the film stars Trevor Matthews and Robert Englund (“Nightmare on Elm Street”). “Jack Brooks: Monster Slayer” is produced by Trevor Matthews and Patrick White of Brookstreet Pictures; Neil Bregman of Sound Venture Productions. Co-writing credit goes to John Ainslie. Foreign rights are being handled by Patrick Ewald of Epic Pictures.
About The Collective
The Collective is a Management and Production Company based in Beverly Hills, CA. Founded in 2005; the company’s owners include former founders or Senior Executive from Hollywood’s most successful management and production companies. The founder of The Firm (Michael Green), talent head of 3 Arts Entertainment (Jeff Golenberg), and Popart Entertainment founder (Sam Maydew).

“Powder Blue” starring Forest Whitaker, Jessica Biel and Ray Liotta is one of a dozen new feature films recently packaged by The Collective.

Currently, The Collective represents a diverse array of talent, writers, directors, and media companies, including such notable names as: John Leguizamo, Emile Hirsch, Emilio Estevez, Dennis Hopper, and Martin Lawrence.

About Brookstreet Pictures
Brookstreet Pictures Corp. is an Ottawa based film production company with the focus to develop commercially viable yet artistically driven films. Company was established in 2004 by founders Trevor Matthews, John Knautz and Patrick White.
“Jack Brooks” Press kit available online at: http://www.brookstreetpictures.com/jackbrooks/press/index.html
About Slamdance
Celebrating its 14th year, Slamdance continues to be the pre-eminent film festival whose sole mission is to nurture, support and showcase truly independent works, having established a unique reputation for premiering new films by first-time writers and directors working within the creative confines of limited budgets.

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