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Altitude Film Distribution was launched in 2012 by Optimum Releasing founder Will Clarke[1] and is part of The Altitude Film Entertainment Group.[2]

The Altitude Film Entertainment group comprises Altitude Film Production led by Will Clarke chairman and joint-CEO with Andy Mayson; Altitude Film Sales with Managing Director Mike Runagall; and Altitude Film Distribution with Head of Distribution Hamish Moseley.


Altitude Film Distribution’s first release came in 2014 with the Oscar-winning documentary 20 Feet from Stardom, which was followed by Fruitvale Station and Abel Ferrara's Welcome to New York. In 2015, Altitude released Ira Sachs' Love Is Strange; a biopic film, Amy, about the British singer Amy Winehouse, which was directed by Asif Kapadia and was released in cinemas on 3 July 2015 in the United Kingdom; international espionage thriller Spooks: The Greater Good; and Narcopolis, a science fiction film. In 2016, they released Bolshoi Babylon, a behind-the-scenes portrait of Moscow's Bolshoi Theatre. On April 27, 2016, it was announced that Altitude would partner with the British Academy Award winning film director Kevin Macdonald, on a new documentary film on Whitney Houston's life and death. It was released in 2018. It's been revealed that the movie is to include rare unheard tracks & performances, with family members & friends to help build up the film through recorded interviews and archive footage.[3]

Theatrical ReleasesEdit

Title Director Theatrical Release Date
20 Feet From Stardom Morgan Neville 28 March 2014
Fruitvale Station Ryan Coogler 6 June 2014
A Promise Patrice Leconte 1 August 2014
Welcome To New York Abel Ferrara 8 August 2014
Love Is Strange Ira Sachs 13 February 2015
White Bird in a Blizzard Gregg Araki 6 March 2015
Spooks: The Greater Good Bharat Nalluri 8 May 2015
The Connection Cédric Jimenez 29 May 2015
Amy Asif Kapadia 3 July 2015
Narcopolis Justin Trefgarne 29 September 2015
Bolshoi Babylon Nick Read January 2016
Moonlight Barry Jenkins 17 February 2017
Whitney Kevin Macdonald 6 July 2018
Monster Family Holger Tappe 2 March 2018
Mary and the Witch's Flower Hiromasa Yonebayashi 15 May 2018
Final Score Scott Mann 4 September 2018
Black 47 Lance Daly 28 September 2018 [4][5]
Horrible Histories The Movie Dominic Brigstocke 26 July 2019
The Nightmare Rodney Ascher TBC
Infini Shane Abbess TBC
Cub Jonas Govaerts TBC
Marshland Alberto Rodríguez TBC
Palio Cosima Spender TBC
When Animals Dream Jonas Alexander Arnby TBC
A Nazi Legacy : What Our Father’s Did David Evans TBC
Loveless Andrey Zvyagintsev TBC
The Florida Project Sean Baker TBC

Home Entertainment ReleasesEdit

Title Director
Flu Sung-su Kim
Sxtape Bernard Rose
Dracula 3D Dario Argento
All Cheerleaders Die Lucky McKee, Chris Sivertson
Iceberg Slim Jorge Hinojosa
Somm Jason Wise
Narco Cultura Shaul Schwarz
Torment Jordan Barker
The Rendlesham UFO Incident Daniel Simpson
Drew: The Man Behind The Poster Erik Sharkey
Doc of the Dead Alexandre O. Philippe
Wolves David Hayter
Superfast Jason Friedberg, Aaron Seltzer
Colt 45 Fabrice Du Welz
The Dead 2 Howard J. Ford, Jonathan Ford
Zombie Fight Club Joe Chien


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  2. ^ Kemp, Stuart (31 October 2013). "U.K. Sales and Production Banner Altitude Film Launches Distribution Division". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 15 March 2016.
  3. ^ "Whitney Houston's life to be documented on film". BBC. Retrieved 28 April 2016.
  4. ^ Heath, Paul (28 July 2018). "Black 47 trailer lands ahead of a UK release this September" The Hollywood News. Retrieved 20 August 2018
  5. ^ Black 47 , Altitude Films Retrieved 20 August 2018

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