June Pictures is a filmmaker-driven independent production company founded in 2016 by Chairman Andrew Duncan and CEO Alex Saks which produces and finances feature-length narrative and documentary films. June Pictures’ “Joshua: Teenager vs. Super Power” won the Audience Award in the World Cinema Documentary category at 2017’s Sundance Film Festival and sold to Netflix. Other recent sales at Sundance include the psychological thriller “Thoroughbred” starring Olivia Cooke, Anya Taylor-Joy and Anton Yelchin to Focus Features, and Alethea Jones’ “Fun Mom Dinner” which went to Netflix and eOne’s Momentum Pictures.
In addition to “The Florida Project,” June Pictures’ “coming soon” list includes: Paul Dano’s directorial debut “Wildlife” starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Carey Mulligan; “What They Had” written and directed by Elizabeth Chomko, and starring Hilary Swank, Michael Shannon and Blythe Danner; and the dramatic comedy “Dude,” written and directed by Olivia Milch, and starring Lucy Hale, Kathryn Prescott, Alexandra Shipp and Awkwafina. June Pictures’ first feature film “Operator,” starring Martin Starr and Mae Whitman, made its world premiere at SXSW 2016 and was released in the U.S. by The Orchard.
Netflix has closed a world rights deal for Dude, the Olivia Milch-directed coming-of-age comedy that stars Lucy Hale (Pretty Little Liars), Kathryn Prescott (To the […]
Bleecker Street has acquired North American rights to June Pictures’ family drama What They Had, starring Hilary Swank, Michael Shannon, Blythe Danner, Robert Forster and Taissa […]
Announced on Thursday, Diane Keaton, Jane Fonda and Candice Bergen are attached to star in upcoming comedy Book Club, the directorial debut from A Walk in […]
Joshua Wong was just 14 years old when he began his career as an activist. Four years later, he was on the cover of TIME […]
Variety has selected its 10 Producers to Watch for 2017, including June Pictures Chairman Andrew Duncan and CEO Alex Saks. Having originally launched at the […]
Hilary Swank, Michael Shannon and Robert Forster are set to star in What They Had, a drama from writer-director Elizabeth Chomko. Blythe Danner and Taissa […]
This year’s Sundance Film Festival capped off this evening with the fest’s annual awards show, held at Park City, Utah’s own Basin Recreation Field House. The […]
June Pictures didn’t even exist one year ago, but the L.A.-based production company has, incredibly, three films playing at the Sundance Film Festival.
EXCLUSIVE: The deals are beginning to fall like snow in Park City. Focus Features is in exclusive negotiations and soon to close a deal on […]
Netflix is nearing a deal for its second documentary acquisition of the afternoon at the Sundance Film Festival with Joshua: Teenager vs. Superpower.
The best of the bunch, “Thoroughbred” heralds the arrival of a major new voice in Cory Finley, a playwright turned writer-director whose Patricia Highsmith-esque debut […]
Ed Oxenbould has landed the role of Jake Gyllenhaal and Carey Mulligan’s son in Paul Dano’s directorial debut, “Wildlife,” sources tell Variety.
Jake Gyllenhaal and Carey Mulligan are attached to star in June Pictures’ “Wildlife,” written and directed by Paul Dano in the actor’s directing debut.
The “Tangerine” director reveals the plot details behind his new project, talks about casting two unknowns up against an Oscar nominee, and why he’s excited […]
Katie Aselton, Toni Collette, Bridget Everett and Molly Shannon are starring in the ensemble comedy “Fun Mom Dinner” with shooting starting Wednesday in Los Angeles.
June Pictures and B Story are saddling up for a May start on Thoroughbred, a psychological thriller that marks the directorial debut of playwright-screenwriter Cory […]
June Pictures has come aboard to produce and finance Sean Baker’s The Florida Project, the writer-director’s follow-up feature to his awards-season hit Tangerine. It is the […]
Alex Saks has left ICM Partners to become president of June Pictures, which she’ll run with CEO Andrew Duncan. Saks spent the past four years as an […]