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Acquisitions: Digital Age Evolution

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It's every filmmakers end goal to get their project out in front of as many eyes as possible and in an age where distribution is more DIY and in their hands than ever, how are studios and film distributors evolving alongside? Have things changed in what companies look for when looking to acquire new projects? Join a discussion on the evolution of the film acquisition market, what the best ways are to get noticed and the challenges when trying to find films that fit with constantly evolving companies.


MODERATOR Bret Berg Cinefamily

James Shapiro Chief of Operations Drafthouse Films

Dan Guando SVP, Acquisitions The Weinstein Company

Peter Van Steemburg Director of Acquisitions Magnolia Pictures & Magnet Releasing

Arianna Bocco SVP, Acquisitions & Productions IFC Films