Aus/NZ Distribution company Umbrella Entertainment announced today that Coffee & Cigarettes has been appointed as their European based Acquisitions consultant.

Jeff Harrison, Umbrella Entertainment’s managing director, commented: “Eduardo and the Coffee & Cigarettes team bring a wealth of experience in buying for a multitude of territories, and we are excited about the addition to the acquisitions team at Umbrella.”
Panizzo who started Coffee & Cigarettes with Tom Clark a year ago said: “We’re excited to be working with Umbrella and look forward to adding more exciting titles to an already formidable Umbrella Stale”.

Umbrella Entertainment’s upcoming 2014 releases include Fred Schepisi’s WORDS & PICTURES, Jennifer Kent’s THE BABADOOK and Jim Mickle’s noir thriller COLD IN JULY.