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Monday, March 10 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
After Wrap: Finding The Right Distribution Partner

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So you've made your film and you've been accepted into a Film Festival That Matters, such as SXSW. What now? This panel, moderated by Elizabeth Sheldon, SVP at Kino Lorber, will explore how best to get the attention of the Right Distributor for Your Film. Josh Braun (Submarine), Dana O'Keefe (Cinetic Rights Management), Arianna Bocco (SVP Acquisitions, IFC) and Dori Begley (SVP, Magnolia Pictures) talk about what they look for in an indie film, how they determine a film's best path to box office glory and beyond, how they partner with filmmakers, and their advice when it comes to selecting a distribution partner. Come find out what the insiders know.

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http://schedule.sxsw.com/2014/events/event_FP26198

Speakers
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Dori Begley

SVP of AcquisitionsMagnolia/MagnetDori Begley began her career with Sony Pictures Classics in 2000 where she acted as the Manager of Acquisitions through 2006 working on an eclectic slate of titles from directors like Pedro Almodovar, David Gordon Green, Spike Lee, Terry Zwigoff... Read More →
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Arianna Bocco

Sr VP, Acquisitions & ProductionsIFC FilmsAs SVP of Acquisitions and Production for IFC Entertainment, Arianna Bocco is responsible for identifying and pursuing finished feature films that support the company’s overall motion picture acquisition and distribution strategy. In this... Read More →
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Josh Braun

OwnerSubmarine EntertainmentJosh Braun is an American businessperson, film producer, musician and comics publisher known for his work in the bands Circus Mort and The Del-Byzanteens, for his formation in the companies Submarine Entertainment, and New Comic Co., the latter of which... Read More →
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Dana O'Keefe

Sr Exec Sales AgentCinetic MediaDana O'Keefe is a senior executive at Cinetic Media. O'Keefe works primarily in the capacity of sales agent and manager, providing distribution advisory services to producers for the sale of narrative features and documentaries, while overseeing the... Read More →
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Elizabeth Sheldon

SVPKino Lorber IncAs Senior Vice President of Kino Lorber, Elizabeth is responsible for documentary acquisitions and business development at one of the leading US independent film distribution companies in North America. Elizabeth’s acquisition strategy is based on a collaborate... Read More →



Monday March 10, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm CDT
Austin Convention Center, Room 15