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Mat Levy

Deskpop Entertainment

Mat Levy started the DeskPop Entertainment label after a seventeen-year run at Passion River Films where he headed up their acquisitions and sales efforts. Mat also led the business development and marketing efforts for all divisions of Passion River including Non-Theatrical/Educational, Home Video, Video on Demand, and Broadcast.

With a background in film and television publicity, Mat has worked on film campaigns for New Line Cinema, Sony Pictures Classics, Magnolia Pictures, and many more. He’s also worked directly with producers from VH1 and MTV on promotion and development projects.

Mat has lectured on film distribution at major film festivals and events including Sundance, SXSW (where he was featured as their Speaker Spotlight), Doc NYC, Sheffield Doc Fest, Brooklyn Film Festival, Big Vision Empty Wallet Producer Lab, National Media Market, East Silver Documentary Market (Jihlava, Czech Republic) and Comcast Lift Labs. He has also lectured at many universities including, New York University, Montclair State University, School of Visual Arts, and Depaul University.

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