Jan 3, 2018

Gravitas Ventures Writes A Global Prescription Bringing 5 DOCTORS To VOD, Digital Audiences

Dial Tone Pictures Inks Global Distribution Deal with Gravitas Ventures for VOD/Digital Release of Dramedy “5 Doctors”

Dial Tone Pictures has inked a global distribution deal with Gravitas Ventures to bring their heartfelt dramedy “5 Doctors” to VOD/Digital platforms across the globe beginning on Feb. 27. 

Exploring universal themes of family, career, and health anxiety, the film navigates between its clever comedic premise and more intimate dramatic elements. 

Brought to the screen by a directing team who’ve created innovative comedy for Comedy Central, Funny or Die, Adult Swim, etc., the film world premiered at the Austin Film Festival.  

“5 Doctors” is directed by Matt Porter (Comedy Central’s “New Timers,” “Hasta La Vista) & Max Azulay (“Argyle,” “First Time”), written by Phil Primason (“Revival,” “More Perfect Union”), Max Azulay & Matt Porter, produced by Joe Greco (“Sin Dolor,”“The Sandman), and executive produced by Phil Primason, Aaron Kogan (“Revival” and truTV’s “Passive Aggressive History”), Tim Meyer (“5 Doctors”), & D’vera Topol (“5 Doctors”).

The film stars Matt Porter (“New Timers,”“Hasta La Vista), Max Azulay (“Argyle,” “First Time”), Emily Walton (“Submission,” “Deliverance”), Bobby Moynihan (“Saturday Night Live,” CBS’ “Me, Myself & I”), Eddie Pepitone (“Old School,” “The Muppets”), Peter Friedman (“Love & Other Drugs,” “Single White Female”), Adam Dannheisser (“Down to Earth,” “Nine Minutes), Jodi Long (“The Hot Chick,” “Splash”), Jeremy Shamos (“The Big Sick,” “Magic in the Moonlight”), Jordan Baker (“Escape from L.A.,” “Another Earth”),  and Annabelle Zasowski (“The Blacklist,”“Orange is the New Black”).

“We’ve been making movies together since we were kids, and we couldn’t be more thrilled to be bringing our first feature film ‘5 DOCTORS’ to global audiences. In Gravitas, we’ve found the perfect partner for our blend of heart, humor, and alarming hypochondria,” Matt Porter, Dial Tone Pictures, said.

“5 Doctors”
 follows struggling comedian Spencer Kaminsky (Azulay). 

Convinced that he's dying from a bizarre array of symptoms, Kaminsky returns home to visit his five childhood doctors in a single day, all while desperately trying to avoid the friends and family that he left behind.

“It’s rare to come across a film that touches the audience with both heartfelt emotion and laughter – and with such an incredible ensemble cast – so we’re very excited to be collaborating with this team on distribution,” Josh Spector, Director of Acquisitions for Gravitas Ventures, said.   

The deal was negotiated by Josh Spector on behalf of Gravitas Ventures and Emerson E. Bruns of Bruns Brennan & Berry PC on behalf of Dial Tone Pictures

For more information on the film please visit 5doctorsfilm.com or follow the film on Twitter at @5doctorsfilm, or Facebook at facebook.com/5doctorsfilm/

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