About The Avenue
Launched in 2020, The Avenue is HFG’s US distribution division and handles all aspects of distribution, from theatrical through home entertainment to television/SVOD. The Avenue is dedicated to partnering with filmmakers and leading them into innovative ways of marketing and distribution so their stories can reach the widest audience. The Avenue has a partnership with Paramount Home Entertainment to handle Blu-ray™, DVD, VOD, and Digital distribution. Films released under The Avenue label are a combination of film titles from Highland Film Group as well as third party acquisitions.
The Avenue recently released Petr Jákl’s sweeping historical action epic Medieval starring Ben Foster, Sophie Lowe and Sir Michael Caine on 1,200 screens in September. The first feature film title released under the new stand-alone distribution banner was the martial arts sci-fi film Jiu Jitsu starring Academy Award® winner Nicolas Cage (Leaving Las Vegas) and Frank Grillo (Boss Level, Avengers: Endgame), followed by Renny Harlin’s The Misfits, starring Pierce Brosnan, Nick Cannon, and Tim Roth, which had a theatrical joint release with Paramount Pictures in June 2021. Upcoming titles include K. Asher Levin’s horror thriller Slayers starring Thomas Jane, Abigail Breslin and Malin Akerman; Dallas Jackson’s action-thriller The System starring Tyrese Gibson, Terrence Howard, Jeremy Piven and Lil Yachty; HFG’s romance One True Loves starring Simu Liu, Phillipa Soo and Luke Bracey for director Andy Fickman; Rusty Cundieff’s sci-fi thriller 57 Seconds starring Morgan Freeman and Josh Hutcherson and Adrian Grünberg’s shark actioner The Black Demon starring Josh Lucas.
About Highland Film Group
Led by founding partners Arianne Fraser and Delphine Perrier, Highland Film Group (HFG) is an independent worldwide sales, film financing, production and distribution company. Launched in 2010, HFG has had success across a wide range of film genres and platforms, building a reputation for handling high-octane films in the action/thriller/horror space, focusing on cast, director, and filmmaker driven content.
HFG’s diversified production and sales slate includes William Eubank’s action thriller Land of Bad starring Russell Crowe, Liam Hemsworth and Luke Hemsworth; Rod Blackhurst’s Blood For Dust starring Scoot McNairy, Kit Harington and Josh Lucas; Adam Cooper’s crime thriller Sleeping Dogs starring Russell Crowe; Neil LaBute’s Fear the Night starring Maggie Q; Tim Sutton’s fictional music biopic Taurus starring Colson Baker, Maddie Hasson, Scoot McNairy and Ruby Rose; Lea Thompson’s rom-com Manville; Daniel Casey’s Wardriver starring Dane DeHaan; Rusty Cundieff’s sci-fi thriller 57 Seconds starring Morgan Freeman and Josh Hutcherson; John Stalberg Jr.’s Muzzle starring Aaron Eckhart; Andy Fickman’s romance One True Loves starring Simu Liu, Phillipa Soo and Luke Bracey; Savage Salvation starring Robert De Niro, John Malkovich and Jack Huston; Adrian Grünberg’s shark actioner The Black Demon starring Josh Lucas; The Lair directed by Neil Marshall; Petr Jakl’s Medieval starring Ben Foster and Michael Caine; Mark Earl Burman’s Ambush starring Aaron Eckhart, Jonathan Rhys Meyers and Connor Paolo; K. Asher Levin’s horror thriller Slayers starring Thomas Jane, Abigail Breslin and Malin Akerman; Andrew Baird’s One Way starring Colson Baker, Kevin Bacon and Travis Fimmel and Allan Ungar’s Bandit starring Josh Duhamel, Mel Gibson and Elisha Cuthbert.
Previous titles include Joe Carnahan’s Boss Level starring Naomi Watts, Mel Gibson and Frank Grillo; Dimitri Logothetis’ Jiu Jitsu starring Nicolas Cage and Tony Jaa; Lin Oeding’s thriller Braven starring Jason Momoa; Scott Mann’s Final Score starring Dave Bautista and Pierce Brosnan; Berlin, I Love You with Helen Mirren, Keira Knightley, Jim Sturgess, Mickey Rourke, Diego Luna and Jenna Dewan Tatum; Vaughn Stein’s Terminal starring Margot Robbie and Simon Pegg and Renny Harlin’s The Misfits starring Pierce Brosnan, Nick Cannon and Tim Roth.
President of Domestic Marketing and Distribution
VP of Acquisitions