M&A Deal Summary

Backstage Acquires FilmFreeway

On September 8, 2021, Backstage LLC acquired media company FilmFreeway

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Backstage’s 1st transaction in the Media sector.
  • This is Backstage’s 4th transaction in the United States.
  • This is Backstage’s 1st transaction in Nevada.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2021-09-08
Target FilmFreeway
Sector Media
Buyer(s) Backstage LLC
Deal Type Add-on Acquisition

Target

FilmFreeway

Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
website
FilmFreeway is a film festival submissions platform that allows thousands of filmmakers, writers, and artists to use FilmFreeway to discover, submit their work and get tickets to nearly 8,000 film festivals and creative contests all over the world. FilmFreeway is based in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

Backstage LLC

White Plains, New York, United States

website


Category Company
Founded 1960
SectorStaffing
DESCRIPTION

Backstage is an operator of a professional platform that connects actors, singers, dancers, comedians, voiceover artists, variety performers, and crew members with gigs and works with casting directors and content creators to help them find top industry talent. Backstage was founded in 1960 and is based in White Plains, New York.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 6 of 6
Sector (Media) 1 of 1
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 6 of 6
State (Nevada) 1 of 1
Country (United States) 4 of 4
Year (2021) 5 of 5
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2021-09-08 Coverfly

Los Angeles, California, United States

Coverfly is an online platform for connecting emerging screenwriters with entertainment industry reps, dedicated to improving Hollywood's talent-discovery process. Coverfly allows for a free and meritocratic process to identify the best emerging writing talent. Coverfly is based in Los Angeles, California.

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