Getting Your Film Sold – Even Before It’s Made: Domestic and International Distributors & Sales Agents You Should Know

Event Date June 2, 2019 @ 2pm - 4:30pm
Location The Screening Room in Suite M101
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Hi everyone,

 

Here’s a great opportunity to meet HOLLYWOOD & INTERNATIONAL DISTRIBUTORS & SALES AGENTS YOU SHOULD KNOW handling a variety of genres at such powerhouse companies like Storyboard Media, PureFlix, Epic Pictures Group, The H Collective, VolgaFilm, and more!

 

PLUS, some panelists have agreed to Private One-on-One Meetings with lucky attendees!

 

As always, there’s a great discount for INFOLIST.com – and feel free to forward if you know anyone who wants to make or sell films, or do some networking!

 

Good luck, have a great day, and don’t forget to dream big!

 

-Jeff

 

Jeffrey R. Gund

INFOLIST.com

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Sandra Lord
The Los Angeles Film & TV Meetup (LAFTV) &
Women Helping Women in Entertainment Network

(MEN ARE WELCOME TO ATTEND!)

Present

 

KEYS TO GETTING YOUR FILM SOLD
– EVEN BEFORE IT’S MADE

 

HOLLYWOOD & INT’L DISTRIBUTORS

& SALES AGENTS YOU SHOULD KNOW

 

 

A PANEL OF AMAZING

DOMESTIC & INT’L DISTRIBUTORS & SALES AGENTS AT:

 

* Storyboard Media * PureFlix *

* Epic Pictures Group * The H Collective *

* VolgaFilm * Others TBD *

 

A one-time-only event for EVERYONE IN FRONT OF OR BEHIND THE CAMERA: 

content creators, producers, directors, filmmakers, talent reps, performers, financiers, and entertainment industry professionals of ALL LEVELS!

 

PANELISTS:

(specializing in various genres)

 

ELISABETH COSTA de BEAUREGARD

STORYBOARD MEDIA

Elisabeth is co-founder and President of Global Sales and Distribution at Storyboard Media, focused on acquisitions, production, and strategic planning of sales and licensing of independent films in the foreign and US markets.

 

JAMIE SUSSER

VOLGAFILM

Jamie is the Head of Acquisitions at VOLGAFILM, where she oversees ALL acquisitions, specializing in theatrical acquisitions.  This includes sourcing material from sales agents and producers, traveling to major international film festivals, evaluating films for potential acquisition from script stage through finished film, and negotiating deals.

 

KALANI DREIMANIS

EPIC PICTURES GROUP

Kalani is Director of Sales at Epic Pictures Group.  She has an eye for original, stirring content and a love of cinema and the challenges of the ever-changing market.  Epic Pictures Group is engaged in the development, financing, production, and distribution of film and television, with the mission of creating a home for innovative filmmakers to bring their unique vision to reality from inception to distribution under one roof.  The company produces and releases a wide variety of genres and budget levels.

 

TESSIE GROFF

THE H COLLECTIVE

Tessie is the Director of Development at The H Collective, a production company and film financing outfit.  She recently completed production on their horror feature BRIGHTBURN, produced by James Gunn, starring Elizabeth Banks and distributed via Sony Screen Gems in May.  The H Collective’s next film, THE PARTS YOU LOSE, a thriller produced by Mark Johnson and starring Aaron Paul, will be released in late summer/early fall by Samuel Goldwyn Films.  At The H Collective, Tessie covers development and production of feature film projects.

 

LINDA BLAZY

PUREFLIX

Linda Blazy brings extensive experience in managing, acquiring, and licensing content on multiple digital platforms.  As PureFlix.com’s Executive Vice President Licensing, Blazy is tasked with working with various movie and TV studios – along with other organizations – to bring quality, wholesome content to PureFlix’s digital platform.  In the past year, the number of titles available on their website has grown from 3,500 to over 10,000 titles currently.  These titles include movies, classic TV shows, documentaries, children’s programs, and award-winning originals such as “The Encounter” series.  Additionally, the company has added more than 400 Spanish-language titles to their lineup.

 

PLUS MORE – TBA!

 

MODERATED BY:

TRICIA LEE

DIRECTOR-WRITER

Tricia is an accomplished and versatile director-writer with Canadian and British citizenship.  She brings collaborative, imaginative and leadership experience to the table, having directed 3 award-winning feature films and several shorts.  Most recently, she is attached as director on a feature film being produced by Viola Davis’ company, JuVee Productions.

 

with Live Q&A!

Come prepared with all your QUESTIONS & to make a CONNECTION!

 

PLUS – Some panelists have agreed to

PRIVATE ONE-ON-ONE MEETINGS

with lucky attendees!

(Lunch, general meeting, or shadowing – see submission details below)

 

SUNDAY, June 2nd, 2019

2pm – 4:30pm

(check-in at 1:30pm, networking after panel)

at

THE SCREENING ROOM IN SUITE M101

5757 Wilshire Blvd.

(Cross Streets: Curson & Masselin)

Los Angeles, CA 90036

 

PARKING:
Ample FREE STREET PARKING on Wilshire and the immediate vicinity on Sundays.
PAID parking in the parking structure on Curson

 

 

Join us for an enlightening discussion & fun-filled networking!

 

TOPICS COVERED INCLUDE:

 

•  SELL YOUR MOVIE BEFORE IT’S MADE — utilizing foreign pre-sales to help fund your film — what needs to be in place (everything from cast to story – what themes/story/genre sell internationally
•  GENERAL STRATEGIES for marketing & selling your film
•  INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVALS — which ones provide a good platform to launch your film & potential opportunities to sell your film
•  THEATRICAL DISTRIBUTION, service deals, DIY theatrical distribution or NO theatrical distribution? Know what’s best for your film
•  VOD/Transactional (iTunes) vs SVOD/Pay TV (e.g., Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime, etc. or HBO (pay tv))
•  FOREIGN DISRIBUTION — Different Opportunities & Trends around the world
•  DOMESTIC DISTRIBUTION — Adapting to the changing US market (Red Box, Walmart)

          …AND MUCH MORE – with LIVE Q&A!

 

SPECIAL DISCOUNT FOR INFOLIST.com!!

PREMIUM and PRO InfoList Members get over 20% OFF!!  That’s just $55 (normally $70!) if you register at the link below by the Early Deadline of no later than 11:30pm on Friday May 31st for an afternoon with top industry professionals! (Regular rate of $70 applies after early Deadline, with Walk-In rate of $75 at the door)

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NOTE:  ALL payments are NON-REFUNDABLE, but are transferable to someone else for THIS event only — no credits, no rollovers to another event allowed.

 

WALK-INS:  $75, cash only, on a space-available basis.

 

*We reserve the right to refuse service to anyone*

ABSOLUTELY NO ATTENDEE RECORDING DEVICES ALLOWED!

NOTE:  THIS EVENT IS PHOTOGRAPHED BY WHW

 

TO SUBMIT FOR A “PRIVATE ONE-ON-ONE MEETING” WITH A PANELIST – READ GUIDELINES HERE!

http://www.whwnetwork.com/content/PrivateMeetingSubmission.htm

 

For complete bios on speakers:

http://www.whwnetwork.com/bios/Bios_DISTRIBUTORS-SALES%20AGENTS_JUNE_2_2019.htm

 

REGISTER NOW:

Register now at the link below:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/keys-to-getting-your-film-sold-even-before-its-made-a-panel-of-domestic-intl-distributors-sales-tickets-61950398309

 

NOTE:  This panel is for educational purposes only and will not secure or provide opportunity for employment in the field or representation by any of the panelists.

 
* We reserve the right to refuse service to anyone
** PANELISTS’ attendance is confirmed, schedule permitting.

 

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