United Front Entertainment, Breakthrough Entertainment & Black Fawn Distribution Join Forces to Unleash a New Breed of Terror from Black Fawn FilmsJuly 8, 2016
Coming August 2nd, 2016 on Digital / September 6th on DVD/Blu-ray…
Breakthrough Entertainment to distribute the visceral body-horror feature Bite. United Front and Breakthrough will also be partnering with Black Fawn Distribution to help bring the sting home to horror fans across Canada. Directed by Chad Archibald (The Drownsman), produced by Black Fawn Films (Antisocial, The Sublet, Bed of the Dead) and distributed worldwide by Breakthrough Entertainment, Bite had a sensational world premiere at Montreal’s Fantasia International Film Festival, where it took home one of the festival’s coveted audience awards. Bite went on to screen at some of the most well renowned festivals in the world including SITGES (Spain), Fright Fest (United Kingdom), Blood in the Snow (Toronto, CA) and Frightmare Fest (Texas, USA). Sticky and stomach-churning, Bite is destined to become a body-horror classic and will have horror fans everywhere itching for more.
When a young woman returns from her tropical bachelorette party getaway, she begins to succumb to an insect bite in the palpably disturbing film Bite. The skin-crawling chronicle of one woman’s truly terrifying descent into madness makes its Digital Debut August 2, 2016 followed by its DVD and Blu-ray release on September 6, 2016 from United Front Entertainment and Black Fawn Distribution.
Synopsis While on her bachelorette party getaway, bride-to-be Casey (Elma Begovic) gets a seemingly harmless bite from an unknown insect. After returning home with cold feet, Casey tries to call off her wedding but, before she’s able to, she starts exhibiting insect-like traits. Between her physical transformation and her wedding anxiety, Casey succumbs to her horrifying new instincts. As her metamorphosis becomes complete, Casey and all who cross her path discover that everything can change with a single bite.
Starring Elma Begovic, Annette Wozniak, Denise Yuen, Jordan Gray, Lawrence Denkers, Barry Birnberg, Daniel Klimitz, Tianna Nori, and Caroline Palmer. Bite is directed by Chad Archibald and produced by Black Fawn Films.
Bite Bonus Features This visceral body-horror feature also includes an audio commentary track from the filmmakers themselves, as well as five behind-the-scenes documentary featurettes about the special effects, the makeup, creating the sets and more, produced by Jessica Terry and edited by Christian Jacobsen
Filmmaker commentary with Director Chad Archibald, Producer Chris Giroux and Producer Cody Calahan.
About United Front Entertainment
United Front Entertainment (UFE) is a new Toronto-based innovative full service Canadian film distribution company. UFE develops, creates and acquires content to distribute across all Canadian broadcast platforms and retail outlets. www.unitedfrontent.com
About Breakthrough Entertainment Breakthrough Entertainment Inc. is an award winning producer and distributor of premium content for worldwide audiences. The entertainment studio’s operations include the development and distribution of feature films, television and digital content; international co-productions and production services. Breakthrough’s digital media division ranks amongst the industry’s most respected producers of high quality interactive entertainment on mobile and online platforms. Established over 30 years ago, Breakthrough’s library now boasts over 40 feature films and 4000 television episodes which air on major networks and digital channels across the globe. The studio has been recognized with international awards including numerous Geminis, Canadian Screen Awards, and Canadian Comedy Awards. www.breakthroughentertainment.com. Follow @breakthru_ent on Twitter.
About Black Fawn Black Fawn Films is an award-winning Canadian film production house dedicated to bringing amazing Canadian talent together in order to create horror films for horror fans. With 15 features (Antisocial, The Drownsman, Bed of the Dead) and over 100 music videos (City and Colour, Mötley Crüe, Baptized In Blood, Hell Yeah) under their belt, Black Fawn has become a staple in the Canadian and international film industry. Black Fawn’s distribution arm, Black Fawn Distribution, is also responsible for the physical release of multiple horror films within Canada. The company will help release its newest title, Bite, this year in conjunction with United Front Entertainment.