LOS ANGELES – June 9, 2011 – Shorts International has acquired worldwide distribution rights to Impulse, a thriller starring Chris Masterson from FOX's hit show Malcolm in the Middle. The company will release the film on iTunes in the fall of 2011 in 14 territories including North America, Japan, France, Germany and the United Kingdom. Impulse is also slated to appear on video-on-demand and ShortsHD, a channel which was recently launched to 40 million homes worldwide on DirecTV.
Shorts International, which handles the release of each year's Oscar® Nominated shorts, is the world's leading short film distributor. Recent releases include the 2011 Academy Award winner God of Love and Pixar's Day & Night.
Impulse made its debut at the 2010 LA Shorts Fest before a panel of judges headed by producer Paula Wagner (War of the Worlds, Mission Impossible III). The film was written and directed by filmmakers Scott Beck & Bryan Woods, who are currently working on a pilot for MTV. Post-production was handled by Skywalker Sound and Company 3. Darren Brandl and Christy Sullivan produced alongside Beck & Woods' banner, Bluebox Limited Films.
About Bluebox Limited Films
More information about Bluebox Limited Films can be found at www.blueboxlimited.com.
About Shorts International
More information about Shorts International can be found at www.shortsinternational.com.