Experience the fresh, significant and enlightening films created by Cactus Three. As an all in one production and distribution company, Cactus Three is devoted to the creation and nurturing of distinctive, high-end filmmaking as well as television productions and series. Cactus Three’s primary vision is simple, to entertain, inspire and offer a unique perspective of our world.
Founded in 2003 by Julie Goldman, Krysanne Katsoolis and Caroline Stevens, Cactus Three offers a unique combination of both production and co-production expertise, creatively developing projects as well as securing both funding and distribution. Among the most notable feature documentaries produced by Cactus Three are Doubletime, Cat Dancers, the In 2007 Cactus premiered several new feature documentaries including, a Discovery Films production; SXSW Audience Award winner a co-production with HBO; A&E IndieFilms/Channel 4 co-production Alexis Arquette: She’s My Brother, premiering at the Tribeca Film Festival; BBC co-production Dmitriy Salita: Orthodox Stance, currently in theatrical release.
Recent releases include What Remains, a film about the life and work of renowned and controversial photographer Sally Mann (Sundance film festival), loudQUIETloud, an intimate look at one of the most original, iconic and popular bands to come along in the past 20 years, Once in a Lifetime produced by John Battsek (Academy Award winning One Day in September) and released by Miramax Films and Sketches of Frank Gehry, Sydney Pollack’s first feature documentary profiles released by Sony Classics following the Cannes Film Festival premiere in May 2006. Other recent productions include the acclaimed HBO series Family Bonds directed by Steven Cantor; the SXSW Audience Award winning film Darkon, a Porchlight/IFC release; BAFTA nominated Black Sun directed by Gary Tarn; Susan Kaplan’s Three of Hearts, which was released by THINKFilm and premiered on NBC/Bravo; Office Tigers (BBC/Sundance Channel) directed by Liz Mermin; and Tribeca Film Festival stand-outs PUNK: attitude (Independent Film Channel (IFC)/Fremantle/3DD) directed by Don Letts, and Lewis Lapham’s The American Ruling Class (BBC/Sundance Channel) directed by John Kirby. Previous productions include John Landis’ Slasher (IFC), Honky Tonk Blues: the Life and Death of Hank Williams (PBS/BBC) directed by Morgan Neville and Ken Bowser’s Cannes Film Festival premiere Easy Riders, Raging Bulls (Trio/BBC/TF1) based on Peter Biskind’s bestselling book.