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Cargo Film & Releasing, Øya Interactive to Open New Office in Nordic Region


New York-based distributor Cargo Film & Releasing and Norway’s Øya Interactive have announced a new international partnership to open a joint sales and acquisitions office within the Nordic region.

Still from "Planetary" (by Guy Reid), one of the films
in the catalog of Cargo Film & Releasing

Cargo, the documentary sales agency fronted by David Piperni and Daniel Cantagallo and production company, Øya Interactive, headed by producer Kristian Mosvold, plan for the immediate hiring of a documentary film veteran within the region to manage sales to the international marketplace and facilitate the increasing number of joint documentary collaborations between the companies (potential applicants are welcome to contact Daniel Cantagallo directly via dan_@If you can read this, please upgrade to a modern

"We have been looking for a foothold in Europe for some time and in Kristian Mosvold's Øya Interactive, we have found a like-minded, compatible partner for exciting new documentary initiatives in the years ahead,” said Cargo President, David Piperni.

As film production and outreach/sales are no longer separate processes, we´re excited to team up with Daniel and David in Cargo - so that we can plan the whole ecology of our productions beginning from the development phase,” said Øya’s Kristian Mosvold.

The new partnership between both companies started off at an EDN Networking Dinner in 2014 when Mosvold and Cantagallo first met in order to exchange first ideas about a potential collaboration.

About Cargo Film & Releasing
Led by David Piperni, Cargo Film & Releasing specializes in representing completed documentary films and works-in-progress (

About Øya Interactive
Supported by Innovation Norway, Øya Interactive was founded by producer Kristian Mosvold to explore and develop new strategies for storytelling and film releases. The company is currently in production on the film and online project ’PUNKT- the art of live remix’, featuring Laurie Anderson and Brian Eno, amongst others. Mosvold is also partner and producer in the recently founded production company Øya Film.

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