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Lionsgate acquires SXSW’s ‘Exists’

Staff Writer
Austin 360

Lionsgate has acquired the North American distribution rights to “Exists,” a Bigfoof found footage film that’s playing as part of SXSW Midnighters selections.

The horror film is directed by Eduardo Sánchez (“The Blair Witch Project”) and stars Chris Osborn, Dora Madison Burge and Roger Edwards.

It focuses on a five friends who try to fight off Bigfoot during a camping trip in Texas. It was shot in Bastrop.

It premeired Friday night and screens two more times: 11:59 p.m. Sunday at the Marchesa and 11:59 p.m. Monday at the Alamo Ritz.