Showtime, IFC Films Extend Output Deal

Five-year extension covers films through 2021
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Showtime has extended its exclusive output agreement with IFC Films for another five years.

The new deal covers all films distributed by IFC through 2021, including Sundance entries D Train and Sleeping With Other People. The Oscar nominated Boyhood debuts on the premium cabler on Saturday.

"We are thrilled to have our films play alongside Showtime's award-winning original programs. Their partnership approach over the last six years has been a major contributor to the size and acclaim of our slate," said Lisa Schwartz, executive VP, distribution, operations and business development, IFC Films and Sundance Selects.