Central Partnership International enters into exclusive agreement with Four Star Films

Four Star Films, the leading film distributor in the Middle East, will begin distributing Central Partnership International content across the Middle East under an exclusive two-year contract with automatic renewal.
Central Partnership International enters into exclusive agreement with Four Star Films

Four Star Films has signed an exclusive agreement with Central Partnership International. Four Star Films are the theatrical film distributor for Universal Pictures and Paramount Pictures in various Middle East territories, also handle Warner Bros. films in Cyprus and are constantly expanding into new markets. 

Established in 1996, Moscow-based Central Partnership is a leading producer, financier, sales agent and distributor of feature film, VOD and television content in Russia. Central Partnership International is also focused on development and production of top-quality content with high commercial potential in the global entertainment industry.

Under this agreement, Four Star Films will distribute Central Partnership International titles with the highest box office potential in the Region. In addition to theatrical releases, Four Star Films has the option to manage other types of distribution rights. Content will be dubbed in English and have localized subtitles added. Four Star Films was established in 1961 in the Middle East region and has widely and consistently grown.

Recent Four Star Films releases have included the Tom Cruise starrer Top Gun Maverick, as well as the horror film Smile directed by Parker Finn and #MeToo story She Said helmed by Maria Schrader. Upcoming releases include Damien Chazelle's highly anticipated follow up to La La Land titled Babylon, and starring Brad Pitt and Margot Robbie, as well as the sci-fi thriller Megan by Gerard Johnstone.

Elias Antypas, President of Four Star Films said about the deal: “We are very excited about recently signing with Central Partnership International, a trailblazing & powerhouse production company with an established track record of producing quality films in Russia, where they are a market leader.  We are very eager for this collaboration and the opportunity to promote Central Partnership’s films to our Middle East audiences and cinemas.“

Vadim Vereshchagin, CEO of Central Partnership added: “The Middle East is one of the most attractive markets for film distribution in the near term. We strive to produce and release titles with high box office potential, designed for mass audiences, which are exactly the kind of films that are in demand in the Middle East.  Four Star Films is the leading distributor in the region, and we are very excited to start our collaboration which will involve developing marketing strategies for each title. I am certain that this approach, based on a wealth of shared experience and unique expertise, will result in wide and highly effective movie releases throughout the Middle East".

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