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Movie Sales & Production Vet Robbie Little Dies Unexpectedly En Route To Cannes

Movie Sales & Production Vet Robbie Little Dies Unexpectedly En Route To Cannes

Industry veteran Robbie Little, co-president of The Little Film Company, has died unexpectedly en route to the Cannes Film Festival. Little passed away in London of a suspected heart attack, his colleagues and friends have confirmed to Deadline.

Little launched his well-known sales and marketing outfit with his wife Ellen, and executive produced the company’s first film, Tsotsi, which won the 2006 Oscar for Best Foreign Language film.

Previously, the well-traveled and well-liked exec established First Look Media to package finance and distribute movies in the domestic market. As President and Co-Chairman of First Look Media, he created First Look Home Entertainment, the company’s own video/DVD distribution division, which grew into a well known indie label.

Over the span of his career, he worked on movies including Waking Ned Devine, An American Haunting, Before Night Falls, Titus, Illuminata, The Prophecy film franchise, and Antonia’s Line (winner of

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