Mentors - Distribution: Katharyn Howe
Sunday, March 13
2:00PM - 3:30PM
Austin Convention Center
531 E 4th St
Meet with industry professionals who can give advice and answer questions about distribution, distribution options, and more for your films.
This Mentor Session requires advance online sign up and is available to all Film, Gold, and Platinum badgeholders on a first-come, first-served basis. Online sign ups will open in February.
Registrants who sign up online must check-in 30 minutes before their mentor time slot to guarantee their spot. Limited on-site sign up is also available for a small number of Mentor Sessions spots and will begin 30 minutes before the first time slot of each session.
Katharyn has nearly a decade of experience in film acquisition and distribution. She began her career at Focus Features in New York, working on such releases as ATONEMENT and MILK. In 2009, Kathary...Show the rest
Katharyn has nearly a decade of experience in film acquisition and distribution. She began her career at Focus Features in New York, working on such releases as ATONEMENT and MILK. In 2009, Katharyn joined IFC Films as Acquisitions Coordinator, building out the legal database and growing the indie film slate. In 2011, Katharyn joined Phase 4 Films, acquiring such festival favorites as THE SHORT GAME, ALTER EGOS, and ELECTRICK CHILDREN. In 2014, eOne Entertainment merged with Phase 4 Films and Katharyn relocated to Los Angeles as Director of Acquisitions, acquiring such large scale titles as Stephen Frear’s THE PROGRAM. Katharyn now lives in Austin where she works at Relic Pictures as a Producer and Head of Distribution Management. She's an executive producer of Diego Luna's MR. PIG which premiered at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival. Katharyn graduated New York University with a B.A. in entertainment business and producing.Hide the rest