The film made its North American debut at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York City on Monday.
Apple has purchased the world screen rights to the Ed Sheeran documentary, Songwriter, Billboard can confirm. The film screened Monday (April 23) at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York City, making its North American debut.
The deal is for low to mid-seven figures and will release the film in theaters as well as on Apple's platforms, sources tell Billboard.
The Murray Cummings-directed documentary, shows the development of Sheeran's career and his creative process, crafting and performing his own hit songs and those for others. Songwriter was produced by Kimmie Kim and executive produced by Stuart Camp and Stefan Demetriou. It premiered at the Berlin Film Festival in February