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Indiewire’s Guide to Distributors at Sundance 2015

Indiewire's Guide to Distributors at Sundance 2015

In this overview of buyers at this year’s festival, you’ll find both traditional theatrical distributors as well as companies focused on VOD, streaming, and television rights. Filmmakers and sales agents will want to get familiar with the names listed alphabetically below.

A24

Location: New York
Number of films released a year: 1-10. Open to all.
Previous titles acquired at Sundance:"Obvious Child," "Life After Beth," "Laggies," "The Spectacular Now"
Distribution platforms: Theatrical, VOD
Contact Info:
Nicolette Aizenberg
Matt Bires
Daniel Katz
Noah Sacco
Heath Shapiro
601 W. 26th Street, Suite 1740
New York, NY, 10001

Alchemy 

(Formerly Millennium Entertainment)
Location: 
Los Angeles, CA
Number of films released a year: 10-20. Millennium’s focus in on cast-driven narrative films. 
Previous titles acquired at Sundance: "Little Birds" (2011), "Red Lights" (2012), "Hell Baby" (2013), "Charlie Countryman" (2013) 
Distribution platforms: Theatrical, VOD, TV, Non-theatrical, DVD
Contact Info:
Bill Lee
Samantha Fabin
Steve Break 
Jeff Deutchman
5900 Wilshire Blvd,18th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90035
United States

Ambramorama

Location: New York
Number of films released a year: 1-10. Mostly documentary features.
Previous titles acquired at Sundance: "Anvil! The Story of Anvil," "Exit Through the Gift Shop," "Senna"
Distribution platforms: Theatrical
Contact Info:
Richard Abramowitz
23 Washington Ave
Pleasantville, NY 10570
United States

A+E Studios / A&E IndieFilms / History Films / Lifetime Films

Location: New York
Number of films released a year: 1-5
Previous titles acquired at Sundance: "Supermensch The Legend of Shep Gordon" (dir. Mike Myers, 2013), "The Unknown Known" (dir. Errol Morris, 2013), "The Last of Robin Hood" (dirs. Richard Glatzer, Wash Westmoreland, 2013), "The Imposter" (dir. Bart Layton, 2012), "Under African Skies" (dir. Joe Berlinger, 2012), "Page One: Inside the New York Times" (dir. Andrew Rossi, 2011), "Countdown to Zero" (dir. Lucy Walker, 2010).
Distribution platforms: Theatrical, VOD, TV, Non-theatrical, DVD
Contact Info:
Bob DeBitetto, President, A+E Studios
Molly Thompson, SVP, Feature Films
A+E Studios
235 East 45th Street
New York, NY 10017

American Documentary | POV

Location: Brooklyn, NY
Number of films released a year: 10-20
Bio: POV is television’s longest-running showcase for independent non-fiction films. POV premieres 14-16 of the best, boldest and most innovative programs every year on PBS. Since 1988, POV has presented over 400 films to public television audiences across the country. POV films are known for their intimacy, their unforgettable storytelling and their timeliness, putting a human face on contemporary social issues.
Previous titles acquired at Sundance: POV films that were at Sundance include: "When I Walk," "American Promise," "If a Tree Falls," "Last Train Home," "The Oath"
Distribution platforms: TV
Contact Info:
Chris White – VP, Programming & Production
20 Jay Street, Suite 940
Brooklyn, NY 11201
United States

Amplify Releasing

Location: Los Angeles / New York
Number of films released a year: 1-10.
Previous titles acquired at Sundance:"God Help the Girl"
Distribution platforms: Theatrical, VOD, TV, Non-theatrical, DVD
Contact Info:
Dylan Marchetti
Karina Moscu
79 Madison Ave, Second Floor
New York, NY 10016
United States

Apple, Inc.

Location: West Hollywood, CA
Bio: iTunes accepts feature-length motion pictures or documentaries that were initially released either in theaters or directly to video, as well as short films of theatrical or DVD quality.
Distribution platforms: Non-theatrical, VOD
Contact Info:
Spencer Yee – Head of Film and TV Marketing
8560 Sunset Blvd. Suite 100
West Hollywood CA 90069
United States

Ariztical Entertainment

Location: Studio City, CA
Number of films released a year: 1-10. LGBT, independent and art house films
Distribution platforms: TV, DVD, Theatrical, VOD
Contact Info:
Michael Shoel, President
12400 Ventura Boulevard #686
Studio City, CA 91604
United States

ArtMattan Productions

Location: New York
Number of films released a year: 1-5. Afrocentric Specialty and Foreign Language Films.
Distribution platforms: Theatrical, VOD, TV, Non-theatrical, DVD
Contact Info:
Diarah N’Daw-Spech
535 Cathedral Parkway, St. 14B
New York, NY 10025
United States

Bleecker Street

Location: New York
Number of films released a year:3-5.
Distribution platforms: Theatrical
Contact Info:
Jack Foley – President of Distribution
Kent Sanderson – President of Acquisitions
Andrew Karpen – CEO
381 Park Avenue South
New York, NY 10016
United States

Bond Strategy and Influence

Location: New York
Number of films released a year: 10-15. Highly curated independent films with an emphasis on empowering filmmakers to embrace their brand and build their fan base.
Distribution platforms: VOD, Theatrical, DVD
Contact Info:
Amanda Lebow – Director of Film Strategy
Mark Schiller – President/CEO
42 Bond Street, 3rd floor
New York, NY 10012
United States

Brainstorm Media

Location: Beverly Hills, CA 
Distribution platforms: TV, VOD, Theatrical
Contact Info:
Meyer Schwarzstein – President
280 South Beverly Hill Drive, Suite 208
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
United States

Broad Green Pictures

Location: Los Angeles, CA
Number of films released a year: 1-5. Interested in filmmakers with fresh voices/auteurs – both those just arriving on the scene and those who have been long respected. Open to any country of origin, budget or genre.
Distribution platforms: Theatrical
Contact Info:
Gabriel Hammond – CEO
Dylan Wiley – President of Distribution
Michael Nolan
Shawn Xu
1040 North Las Palmas Ave, Building 1
Los Angeles, CA 90038
United States

Candy Factory

Location: New York
Number of films released a year: 1-5. Dedicated to creating and releasing high impact films and fostering communities around independent cinema.
Distribution platforms: Theatrical, VOD
Contact Info:
Jason Ward – CEO
60 Riverside Boulevard, #1009
New York,NY 10069
United States

CBS Films

Location: Los Angeles
Number of films released a year: 1-5. Quality films in all genres.
Previous titles acquired at Sundance: "The Words," "The Kings of Summer"
Distribution platforms: Theatrical
Contact Info:
Alyssa Cashman
Winnie Kemp
Scott Shooman
Terry Press
Lauren Fisher
Steven Friedlander
11800 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90025
United States

Cinedigm

Location: Los Angeles and New York
Number of films released a year: 10-20. High quality, filmmaker driven content spanning all genres and including both narrative and documentary films.
Previous titles acquired at Sundance: "Narco Cultura,""Afternoon Delight,""The Invisible War"
Distribution platforms: Theatrical, VOD, TV, Non-theatrical, DVD
Contact Info:
Chris McGurk – CEO
Bill Sondheim – President, Cinedigm Entertainment Group
Yolanda Macias – EVP, Acquisitions
Kristin Harris – Director, Theatrical Acquisitions
1901 Avenue of the Stars, 12th floor
Los Angeles, CA 90067
United States

Cinelicious Pics

Location: Los Angeles, CA
Number of films released a year: 10-15. Eclectic mix of U.S. indie and foreign features and docs. Also handles 4K-restored arthouse and cult classics.
Distribution platforms: TV, VOD, DVD
Contact Info:
Paul Korver – President and CEO
5735 Melrose Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90038
United States

Cohen Media Group

Location: New York and Los Angeles
Number of films released a year:10-20. Independent, Foreign and Arthouse.
Previous titles acquired at Sundance:"Breathe In,""May In The Summer"
Distribution platforms: Theatrical, VOD, Non-theatrical, DVD
Contact Info:
Daniel Battsek, President
Gary Rubin, Executive VP
Daniela Sapkar
750 Lexington Avenue, 5th Fl
New York, NY 10036
United States

CNN FILMS

Location: Los Angeles and New York
Number of films released a year: 1-10. Original non-fiction content.
Previous titles acquired at Sundance: "Blackfish"
Distribution platforms: Non-theatrical, Theatrical, TV
Contact Info:
Vinnie Malhotra
Amy Entelis
Courtney Sexton – senior director
6430 Sunset Boulevard, Suite 300
Los Angeles, CA 90018

Crystal Edge Films

Location: Los Angeles, CA
Number of films released a year: 10-15. Prestige and genre films.
Distribution platforms: Theatrical
Contact Info:
Steven Paul – Chairman and CEO
Mike Gelles
Isaac Paul
Jason Price
Jon Young
10203 Santa Monica Boulevard, 5th floor
Los Angeles, C A90067
United States

Dada Films

Location: Beverly Hills, CA
Bio: Quality narrative and documentary films.
Distribution platforms: Theatrical, Non-theatrical, VOD, TV
Contact Info:
MJ Peckos – President
9660 Youkum Drive
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
United States

DIRECTV

Location: El Segundo, CA
Distribution platforms: VOD
Contact Info:
Andrew Lee – Director, Content Acquisitions
Silvana Moretti
Hanny Patel
Rene Weaver
2260 E Imperial Hwy
El Segundo, CA 90245
United States

Docurama

Location: New York
Number of films released a year:
10-20. Cutting edge and classic feature documentaries.
Distribution platforms: TV, VOD, TV, Theatrical
Contact Info:
Susan Margolin
902 Broadway, 9th floor
New York, NY 10010
United States

Dogwoof

Location: UK
Number of films released a year: 10 20. High profile theatrical documentaries.
Previous titles acquired at Sundance: "Blackfish," "Cutie and the Boxer," "Muscle Shoals," "The House I Live In," "Chasing Ice"
Distribution platforms: Theatrical, VOD, TV, Non-theatrical, DVD
Contact Info:
Oli Harbottle
Anna Godas
Ana Vicente
Vesna Cudic
19-23 Ironmonger Row, Ground Floor
London UKEC1V 3QN
United Kingdom

Drafthouse Films

Location: Los Angeles, Austin, New York
Number of films released a year: 1-10. Things that fit the Alamo Drafthouse brand – Movies we love. Content a bit off center, have an edge to them. Movies that are groundbreaking. We are movie lovers who want to share movies with other movie lovers.
Previous titles acquired at Sundance: "The Overnighters," "20,000 Days on Earth," "Wrong," "The Ambassador"
Distribution platforms: Theatrical, VOD, TV, Non-theatrical, DVD
Contact Info:
Tim League, Founder, CEO
James Shapiro, COO
612 A E 6th Street
Austin, TX 78701
United States

Elevation Pictures Corp

Location: Toronto, OntarioCanadian indie film distributor. Innovative and inventive content.
Distribution platforms: Theatrical, VOD
Contact Info:
Adrian Love – SVP of Marketing and Acquisitions
Laurie May – Co-President
317 Adelaide Street West, Suite 520
Toronto, Ontario M5V1P9
Canada

Endgame Entertainment

Location: Beverly Hills, CA
Number of films released a year: 3-5. Wide range of genres.
Distribution platforms: TV, Theatrical
Contact Info:
Douglas Hansen, President
9100 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 100
W Beverly Hills, CA 90212
United States

Entertainment One

Location: Ontario, Canada
Bio: International distributor, indie films, multi-genre. Library rights to 35,000 film/TV titles.
Distribution platforms: DVD, VOD, Non-Theatrical
Contact Info:
Sandie Don – Head of Film Distribution
Larry Greenberg – SVP, Acquisitions
Berry Meyerowitz – President/CEO US film and distribution
70 Driver Road, Unit 1
Brampton Ontario, Canada L6T 5V2
Canada

EuropaCorp

Location: Beverly Hills, CA
Number of films released a year: 10-20. Multi-genre films, several blockbuster franchises. Both produces/distributes films.
Distribution platforms: Theatrical, VOD
Contact Info:
Christophe Lambert – CEO
Federica Sainte-Rose – Head of Worldwide Acquisitions
345 North Maple Drive, Suite 103
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
United States

FANDOR

Location: San Francisco
Number of films released a year: Over 20. Short Films, Narrative Features and Documentaries of all durations across the entire history of cinema (1895 to the present) from essentially every country in the world.
Previous titles acquired at Sundance:
[by way of our partners] "Kid-Thing" (via Factory 25), "Crude" (via First Run Features), "The Weather Underground" (via Cinedigm), "Computer Chess" (via Kino Lorber), "Meek’s Cutoff" (via Oscilloscope), "This is Marting Bonner" (via Monterey Media), "Bestiaire" (via Kimstim) and many more.
Distribution platforms: VOD
Contact Info:
Jonathan Marlow – Chief Content Officer / Fandor co-founder
Amanda Salazar
Robin Harper – Chief Marketing Officer
Liz Ogilvie Director of Marketing Programs
522 Washington Street
San Francisco, CA 94111
United States

Film Movement

Location: New York
Number of films released a year:10-15. Independent, foreign, and documentary films.
Previous titles acquired at Sundance: "Wajma: An Afghan Love Story,""Teddy Bear,""Prairie Love,""The Drummer," "Manito"
Distribution platforms: TV, VOD, DVD, Theatrical, Non-Theatrical
Contact Info:
Adley Gartenstein – Co-President 109 West 27th StreetSuite 9BNew YorkNY10001United States

FilmBuff

Location: New York
Number of films released a year: Over 20. Feature length narratives and documentaries
Previous titles acquired at Sundance: "Me @ the Zoo," "The House I live In"
Distribution platforms: Theatrical, VOD, TV, Non-theatrical, DVD
Contact Info:
Janet Brown, CEO
Steven Beckman, Head of Content Partnerships
Sam Scupp, content manager
555 West 25th Street, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10001
United States

Focus Features

Location: Santa Monica, CA
Number of films released a year: 1-10
Previous titles acquired at Sundance: "Wish I Was Here" (2015), "The Motorcycle Diaries" (2004), "Brick" (2005), "The Kids Are All Right" (2010), "Pariah" (2011)
Distribution platforms: Theatrical, VOD
Contact Info:
Peter Schlessel – CEO, Focus Features
Adrian Alperovich – COO, Focus Features
Abby Ex – SVP of Acquisitions, Focus Features
Josie Liang – Manager of Acquisitions, Focus Features
Josh Peters – Manager of Acquisitions, Focus Features
1540 2nd Street, Suite 200
Santa Monica, CA 90401

Fox Searchlight

Location: Los Angeles
Number of films released a year: 5-15. World-class auteurs and exciting newcomers. By blending specialty films with trademark arthouse fare, Fox Searchlight’s leadership has solidified its position in the independent film marketplace.
Previous titles acquired at Sundance: "I Origins," "Calvary"
Distribution platforms: Theatrical
Contact Info:
Megan O’Brien – Biz Affairs
Tony Safford – EVP Acquisitions
Robert Wilkinson – SVP Media
10201 W. Pico Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90064
United States

Freestyle Releasing / Digital Media

Location: Los Angeles
Number of films released a year: 20-25. All genres.
Previous titles acquired at Sundance: "Bottle Shock,""The Dry Land"
Distribution platforms: Theatrical, VOD, TV, Non-theatrical, DVD
Contact Info:
Mark Borde – Co-President
Chris Charalambous – Head of Acquisitions
Justin Cohen – Acquisitions & Sales Assistant
6310 San Vicente Blvd, Suite 500
Los Angeles, CA 90048
United States

Garden Thieves Pictures

Location: Maryland
Number of films released a year: 5-10. Indie films.
Distribution platforms: VOD, DVD
Contact Info:
Thomas Bindley – VP Acquisition
Casey Callister – COO
7216 Spruce Ave.
Takoma Park, Maryland 22182
United States

Gathr Films

Location: Los Angeles, CA
Bio: Theatrical on Demand film distribution service. Set up screenings in local venues by request. Indie, repertory, second-run arthouse films.
Distribution platforms: Theatrical on Demand
Contact Info:
Scott Glosserman – Founder/CEO
Richard Matson – Head of Distribution/Acquisition
7919 W. Sunset Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90046
United States

Gold Circle Films

Location: Santa Monica, CA
Number of films released a year: 1-5
Contact Info:
Guy Danella – EVP Production/Acquisitions
250 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 450
Santa Monica, CA 90401
United States

Google

Location: Beverly Hills, CA
Distribution platforms: VOD
Contact Info:
Christina Avitabile
331 Foothill Road, Suite 400
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
United States

Google Play and YouTube

Location: Marina Del Ray, CA
Distribution platforms: VOD
Contact Info:
Philip Ocasio
13603 Marina Pointe Drive
Marina Del Ray, CA 90292
United States

Gravitas Ventures

Location: Los Angeles and Cleveland
Number of films released a year: Over 20. Narratives and Documentary.
Previous titles acquired at Sundance: "Ping Pong Summer" (2014), "Sound City" (2013), "Hell Baby" (2013), "Assbackwards" (2013), "The End of Love" (2012)
Distribution platforms: Theatrical, VOD, TV, Non-theatrical, DVD
Contact Info:
Nolan Gallagher -Founder and CEO
Mia Bruno- Sr. Manager Acquisitions
Julie Candelaria – VP marketing
209 Richmond St.
El Segundo, CA 90425
United States

HBO

Location: Santa Monica, CA
Previous titles acquired at Sundance: "How to Dance in Ohio" (2015)
Distribution platforms: TV, Non-Theatrical
Contact Info:
Tara Grace – VP Production and Development
Lisa Heller – Senior VP
Amanda Trokan – Manager
2500 Broadway, Ste. 400
Santa Monica, CA 90404
United States

Hulu

Location: Santa Monica, CA
Distribution platforms: VOD, Non-theatrical
Contact Info:
Griffin Gmelich – Film acquisitions
2500 Broadway, Floor 2
Santa Monica, CA 90404
United States

IDP/Samuel Goldwyn Films

Location: New York
Number of films released a year: 10-12. Feature films and documentaries. Goldwyn is consistently committed to filmed entertainment offering original voices in uniquely told stories.
Previous titles acquired at Sundance: "Ivory Tower,""The Squid and the Whale"
Distribution platforms: TV, VOD, DVD, Theatrical
Contact Info:
Michael Silberman
30 W. 26th Street, 3rd floor
New York, NY 10010
United States

IFC Films and Sundance Selects

Location: New York, NY
Number of films released a year: 10-20. Specialty films.
Previous titles acquired at Sundance:
"The Babadook," "Camp X-Ray," "Cold in July," "God’s Pocket," "Blue Is The Warmest Color," "Best Offer," "Adult World," "The Trip to Italy," "Lucky Them,""Like Father, Like Son," "Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me," "Two Lives," "Finding Vivian Maier," "Raze," "24 Exposures," "Almost Human," "The Pact 2"
Distribution platforms: Theatrical, VOD
Contact Info:
Jonathan Sehring
Arianna Bocco
Sean Berney
Aijah Keith
Lisa Schwartz
Shani Ankori
Mark Boxer
John Vanco
Betsy Rodgers
11 Penn Plaza, 18th Floor
New York, NY 10001
United States

Image/RLJ Entertainment

Location: Woodland Hills, CA
Bio: Numerous genres, over 5,000 titles.
Distribution platforms: Theatrical, Non-Theatrical, VOD, TV, DVD
Contact Info:
Mark Ward – SVP of Acquisitions
The Trillium-East Tower
6320 Canoga Ave, 8th floor
Woodland Hills, CA 91637
United States

Inception Media Group

Location: Sherman Oaks, CA
Number of films released a year: 20-25. Feature films, also live events, e.g. stand-up comedy.
Distribution platforms: Theatrical, Non-theatrical, VOD, TV
Contact Info:
Andrew Reimer
13412 Ventura Blvd, Suite 200
Sherman Oaks, CA 91423
United States

Invincible Pictures

Location: Philadelphia, PA
Number of films released a year: 1-2. Indie films.
Distribution platforms: Theatrical, Non-theatrical, VOD, TV, DVD
Contact Info:
J. Andrew Greenblatt – Director of acquisitions
1600 N. 5th Street
Philadelphia, PA 1912
2United States

iTunes Canada

Location: Toronto, Ontario
Distribution platforms: Non-theatrical, VOD
Contact Info:
Sandy Hunter
276 King Street West, Suite 301
Toronto, Ontario M5V1J2
Canada

KCETLINK

Location: San Francisco 
Distribution platforms: Non-theatrical, TV
Contact Info:
Lorraine Hess – VP acquisitions/programming
1479 14th Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94122
United States

Ketchup Entertainment

Location: Sherman Oaks, CA 
Number of films released a year: 
10-12. Strong genre titles with recognizable talent or commercial indie films with a strong marketing hook.
Previous titles acquired at Sundance: "Big Sur,""Linsanity"
Distribution platforms: Theatrical, non-theatrical, VOD, DVD, TV
Contact Info:
Stephen Stanley – Head of Acquisitions
13949 Ventura Blvd, Suite 230
Sherman Oaks, CA 91423 United States

Kino Lorber

Location: New York
Number of films released a year: Over 20
Previous titles acquired at Sundance: "Computer Chess," "5 Broken Cameras," "Violetta Went to Heaven"
Distribution platforms: Theatrical, VOD, TV, Non-theatrical, DVD
Contact Info:
Richard Lorber
Gary Palmucci
333 West 39th Street
New York, NY 10018
United States

Lionsgate

Location: Santa Monica, CA
Previous titles acquired at Sundance:"The Skeleton Twins," "Dinosaur 13," "Cooties"
Distribution platforms: Theatrical, TV, VOD, DVD
Contact Info:
Steve Beeks – Co-COO and President, MPG
Jason Constantine – President of Acquisitions
Marc Danon – SVP Acquisitions
2700 Colorado Ave.
Santa Monica, CA 90404
United States

Long Shot Factory

Location: NYC
Number of films released a year: 1-5. Documentaries.
Previous titles acquired at Sundance: "When I Walk"
Distribution platforms: Theatrical
Contact Info:
Erin Owens
200 Henry Street, #2506
Stamford, CT 06902
United States

Magnolia Pictures/Magnet Releasing

Location: New York
Number of films released a year: 30. High quality films in every genre. Also foreign/independent.
Previous titles acquired at Sundance: "Life Itself,""Happy Christmas," "Frank"
Distribution platforms: Theatrical, VOD
Contact Info:
Dori Begley – SVP of Acquisitions
Eamonn Bowles – President
Matt Cowal – SVP Marketing and Publicity
49 West 27th Street, 7th floor
New York, NY 10001
United States

Main Street Films

Location: Irvine, CA
Number of films released a year:1-5. Indie films.
Distribution platforms: Theatrical, VOD
Contact Info:
Harrison Kordestani – President
1176 Main Street, Suite C 300
Irvine, CA 92614
United States

MGM

Location: Beverly Hills, CA
Bio: High quality feature films of all genres.
Distribution platforms: Theatrical, DVD, TV, VOD
Contact Info:
Sam Wollman – VP, Acquisitions
245 N. Beverly Drive
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
United States

Miramax

Location: Santa Monica, CA
Number of films released a year: 5-15
Previous titles acquired at Sundance: "The Station Agent," "Clerks," "Tadpole"
Distribution platforms: Theatrical, DVD, TV, VOD
Contact Info:
Rosanne Korenberg – Acquisitions
2450 Colorado Ave, Suite 100 East
Santa Monica, CA 90404
United States

Mongrel Media

Location: Toronto, Ontario
Number of films released a year: 10-15. Art house, foreign, and independent feature films and documentaries. Distribution platforms: Theatrical, VOD
Contact Info:
Andrew Frank – VP Sales and Acquisitions
1028 Queen Street West
Toronto, Ontario M6J1H6
Canada

mTuckman media, inc.

Location: New York
Number of films released a year: 1-10. Documentaries, American independents.
Previous titles acquired at Sundance: "Detropia," "Upstream Color," "American Promise," "The Square"
Distribution platforms: Theatrical
Contact Info:
Michael Tuckman
27 Park Place, Suite 221
New York, NY 10007
United States

Music Box Films

Location: Chicago, IllionisForeign language, American independent, and documentary
Previous titles acquired at Sundance: "Watchers of the Sky"
Distribution platforms: Theatrical, DVD, TV, VOD
Contact Info:
Edward Arentz – Managing Director
Brian Andreotti – Programmer
173 North Morgan Street
Chicago, Illinois 60607
United States

Netflix

Location: Los Angeles
Number of films released a year:  1-10. Documentary films.
Previous titles acquired at Sundance: "Mitt" (2015)
Distribution platforms: VOD
Contact Info:
Pauline Fischer
Lisa Nishimura
Adam Del Deo
Sarah Bowen
335 N. Maple Drive
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
United States

New Cadence Entertainment

Location: Los Angeles
Contact Info:
Stephanie Denton – President
766 East Kensington Road
Los Angeles, CA 90026 United States

New Line Cinema

Location: Burbank, CA
Bio: Acclaimed films with both mainstream and niche audiences. Every genre including cult, fantasy, and horror.
Distribution platforms: Theatrical, VOD, TV, DVD
Contact Info:
Toby Emmerich – President and COO
Carolyn Blackwood – Executive VP
4000 Warner Blvd, Building 76
Burbank, CA 91522
United States

Open Road Films

Location: Los Angeles, CA
Number of films released a year: 1-10
Previous films acquired at Sundance: "The Nut Job," "A Haunted House 2," "Sabotage," "Chef," "The Green Inferno"
Distribution platforms: Theatrical
Contact Info:
Tom Ortenberg
Peter Lawson
Jason Cassidy
Kassee Whiting
12301 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 600
Los Angeles, CA 90025
United States

Oscilloscope

Location: New York
Number of films released a year: 10-20
Previous titles acquired at Sundance: "Mother of George," "After Tiller," "A Teacher," "Shut Up and Play the Hits," "Hello I Must Be Going," "28 Hotel Rooms," "Bellflower," "Rebirth," "A Film Unfinished," "The Messenger," "Howl," "Burma VJ," "Flow: For Love Of Water"
Distribution platforms: Theatrical, VOD, TV, Non-theatrical, DVD
Contact Info:
David Laub
Dan Berger
511 Canal Street, Ste 5E
New York, NY 10013
United States

Pacific Northwest Pictures

Location: Vancouver
Number of films released a year: 10-12. Narrative feature films of all genres.
Distribution platforms: Theatrical, TV, VOD, DVD
Contact Info:
Emily Alden – VP
207 Hastings Street West
Vancouver, British Columbia V6B1H7 
Canada

Paladin

Location: New York City
Number of films released a year: 8-10. American Independent feature films, both fiction and non-fiction.
Previous titles acquired at Sundance: "Douchebag," "Boy," "Connected," "My Brother the Devil"
Distribution platforms: Theatrical
Contact Info:
Mark Urman, Owner
16 Chester Road
Montclair, NJ 07043
United States

Paramount

Location: Los Angeles
Previous titles acquired at Sundance: "Like Crazy," "Rudderless"
Distribution platforms: Theatrical, DVD, VOD
Contact Info:
Eben Davidson – SVP, Acquisitions and Production
5555 Melrose Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90036
United States

Participant Media

Location: Beverly Hills, CA
Bio: Films that inspire social change. Participant launches campaigns that bring together government entities, foundations, schools, and others to raise awareness and drive people to take action on issues from each film or television show.
Previous titles acquired at Sundance: "The Internet’s Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz"
Distribution platforms: Theatrical, DVD, VOD, TV
Contact Info:
Rob Williams – VP Acquisitions and Distribution
Jennie Morris – SVP Acquisitions
331 Foothill Road, 3rd floor
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
United States

PBS Distribution

Location: Arlington, VA
Distribution platforms: Non-theatrical, TV, VOD
Contact Info:
Amy Letourneau – VP Acquisitions
2100 Crystal Drive
Arlington VA 22202
United States

Picturehouse

Location: New York
Number of films released a year: 1-5
Previous titles acquired at Sundance: "Metallica Through the Never"
Distribution platforms: Theatrical, VOD, TV, Non-theatrical, DVD
Contact Info:
Robert Berney, CEO
Jeanne R Berney, President
66 Palmer Avenue, Suite 27
Bronxville, NY 10708
United States

Preferred Content

Location: Los Angeles
Contact Info:
Brian Murphy – Director of Creative Affairs
6363 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 350
Los Angeles, CA 90048
United States

RADiUS

Location: New York
Number of films released a year: 10-20. Drama, Comedy, Horror, Documentary
Previous titles acquired at Sundance: "The One I Love," "Fed Up," "Bachelorette," "20 Feet from Stardom," Cutie and the Boxer," "Inequality for All," "Lovelace," "Concussion"
Distribution platforms: Theatrical, VOD
Contact Info:
Tom Quinn – Co-President
Jason Janego – Co-President
Liza Fefferman – EVP, Publicity
Elissa Federoff – VP, Distribution
Jason Wald – Manager, Acquisitions and Distribution
180 Varick Street, Suite 502
New York, NY 10014
United States

Random Media

Location: Los Angeles
Bio: Eclectic mix of faith-based films and other inspirational programming, urban action films, select independent films, lifestyle and sports franchises.
Distribution platforms: Theatrical, DVD, VOD, TV
Contact Info:
Robert Rock – Senior VP Acquisitions
1222 S. Van Ness Ave
Los Angeles,CA 90019
United States

RatPac Documentary Films

Location: Burbank, CADocumentary films
Distribution platforms: Theatrical
Contact Info:
Adam Bardach
Marie Therese Guirgis
4000 Warner Blvd, Building 95
Burbank,CA 91522
United States

Relativity Media

Location: Beverly Hills, CA
Number of films released a year: 10-15. All genres.
Distribution platforms: Theatrical, TV, VOD
Contact Info:
Robbie Brenner – President, production
Matt Brodlie – EVP, acquisitions
Kyle Davies – President, distribution
Tucker Tooley – President
9242 Beverly Blvd, Suite 300
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
United States

Required Viewing

Location: New York
Bio: Quality narrative, foreign language, and documentary indie films.
Distribution platforms: Theatrical, VOD
Contact Info:
Steven Raphael – President
48 Perry Street, Suite 3E
New York, NY 10014
United States

Resnick Entertainment

Location: Beverly Hills, CA
Contact Info:
Jason Resnick – Principal
345 N. Maple Drive, Suite 202
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
United States

RLJ Entertainment

Location: Woodland Hills, CA
Contact Info:
Zachary Hamby – Acquisitions Coordinator
Miguel Penella – CEO
The Trillium East Tower
6320 Canoga Avenue, 8th floor
Woodland Hills, CA 91367
United States

Ro*co Films

Location: Sausalito, CA
Bio: Documentary films
Distribution platforms: Theatrical, VOD
Contact Info:
Kristin Cooney
80 Liberty Ship Way, Suite 8
Sausalito, CA 94965
United States

Roadside Attractions

Location: Los Angeles
Number of films released a year: 10-20
Distribution platforms: Theatrical, VOD
Contact Info:
Jennifer Berman
Gail Blumenthal
Howard Cohen
Eric d’Arbeloff
David Bowlds
Dennis O’Connor
7920 Sunset Blvd, Suite 402
Los Angeles, CA 90046
United States

Saban Films

Location: Los Angeles, CA
Number of films released a year: 8-10. High quality indie feature films.
Distribution platforms: TV, VOD, Theatrical
Contact Info:
Bill Bromiley – President
Jonathan Saba
Ness Saban
10100 Santa Monica Blvd, Suite 110
Los Angeles, CA 90067
United States

Samuel Goldwyn Films

Location: Los Angeles and New York
Number of films released a year: 10-20. Films targeted to a range of niche audiences in all genres, including documentaries and foreign language films.
Previous titles acquired at Sundance: "The Squid and the Whale," "Supersize Me," "Robot & Frank," "Anita"
Distribution platforms: Theatrical, VOD, Non-theatrical, DVD
Contact Info:
Peter Goldwyn, SVP
Ian Puente, VP General Counsel and VP of Business Affairs
Sean McDonnell, Distribution
Angel An, Director of Development
9570 W. Pico Blvd, Suite 400
Los Angeles, CA 90035
United States

Screen Media Films

Location: New York City
Number of films released a year: 1-10. Comedies, Dramas, Horror, Documentaries, Westerns
Previous titles acquired at Sundance: "The Lifeguard," "C.O.G.," "3 Backyards," "Lymelife"
Distribution platforms: Theatrical, VOD, Non-theatrical, DVD
Contact Info:
Suzanne Blech, President
Seth Needle, Director, Acquisitions & Marketing
757 Third Avenue, 3rd Floor
New York City, NY10017
United States

Search Engine Films

Location: CanadaIndie films
Distribution platforms: Theatrical, VOD
Contact Info:
John Bain
532 Queen Street East, Ste. 200
Toronto, Ontario M5A1V2
United States

Seventh Art Releasing

Location: Los Angeles
Number of films released a year: 5-10. Independent documentary and foreign films
Distribution platforms: Theatrical, VOD, Non-theatrical, DVD, TV
Contact Info:
Udy Epstein
6579 Pickwick Street
Los Angeles, CA 90042
United States

Sony Pictures

Location: Culver City, CA
Distribution platforms: Theatrical, Non-theatrical, VOD, TV
Contact Info:
Steven Bersch – President, worldwide acquisition
Joe Matukewicz – SVP worldwide acquisition
Chan Phung – VP, acquisitions
10202 W. Washington Blvd, Stage 6, 5th floor
Culver City, CA 90232
United States

Sony Pictures Classics

Location: New York
Number of films released a year:10-20
Previous titles acquired at Sundance:
"Whiplash," "Land Ho!," "Love is Strange," "Before Midnight," "Austenland," "Kill Your Darlings," "Smashed," "Celeste and Jesse Forever," "Searching for Sugar Man," "Take Shelter," "The Guard," "Animal Kingdom," "An Education," "It Might Get Loud"
Distribution platforms: Theatrical
Contact Info:
Michael Barker
Dylan Leiner
550 Madison Avenue, 8th Fl
New York, NY 10022
United States

Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions

Location: Culver City, CA
Distribution platforms: Non-theatrical, VOD, Theatrical
Contact Info:
Jon Freedberg – VP business development
10202 W. Washington Blvd, Stage 6, 5th floor
Culver City, C A90232
United States

Starz

Location: New York
Contact Info:
Ryan Heller – DirectorMara Winkour
521 Fifth Avenue, Suite 1900
New York, NY 10175
United States

Starz Entertainment

Location: Colorado
Contact Info:
Chuck Lomis – Director, program acquisitions
8900 Liberty CR
Englewood, CO 80112
United States

Starz Networks

Location: Beverly Hills, CA 
Contact Info:
Josh Thomashow
9242 Beverly Blvd, Suite 201
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
United States

Strand Releasing

Location: Culver City, CA
Number of films released a year: 10-20. Foreign, Arthouse, Documentaries, LGBT, features and short films.
Previous titles acquired at Sundance: "Stranger By the Lake," "Wetlands," "Interior Leather Bar," "Psycho Beach Party," many more.
Distribution platforms: Theatrical, VOD, TV, Non-theatrical, DVD
Contact Info:
Jon Gerrans
Marcus Hu
Mike Williams
6140 W. Washington Blvd
Culver City, CA 90232
United States

SundanceNow

Location: New York City
Bio: The idea for SundanceNow came from the lack of a single online destination where real independent film fans could find, watch instantly and discuss a broad range of independent, hard to find films from around the globe.
Distribution platforms: Non-theatrical, VOD
Contact Info:
Simone Barsky
Linda Pan
11 Penn Plaza, 16th floor
New YorkNY10001
United States

The Archive

Location: Canada
Contact Info:
Randy Manis
Rocky Tollman
351 Brooke Avenue, 16th floor
Toronto, Ontario M5M2L4
Canada

The Film Arcade

Location: LANumber of films released a year: 4-6
Previous titles acquired at Sundance: "A.C.O.D."
Distribution platforms: Theatrical, Non-theatrical, VOD
Contact Info:
Miranda Bailey
Jason Beck
Andrew Bohn
Ayo Kepher-Maat
360 N. La Cienaga Blvd, 3rd floor
Los Angeles, CA 90048
United States

The Film Collaborative

Location: Los Angeles
Number of films released a year:
20. Narrative features, documentaries, and shorts. Art house, indie, and world cinema.
Distribution platforms:
Theatrical, Non-theatrical, VOD, TV
Contact Info:

Bryan Blick
501 S Los Angeles #522
Los Angeles, CA 90013 United States

The Weinstein Company

Location: New York City
Number of films released a year: 10-15. Mainstream, genre, specialty films.
Distribution platforms: Theatrical, Non-theatrical, VOD, DVD, TV
Contact Info:
David Glasser
Daniel Guando
Matthew Hechinger
Jennifer Malloy
375 Greenwich Street
New York, NY 10013
United States

TMG Films

Location: Las Vegas
Independently produced feature films and TV.
Contact Info:
Paolo Sadri – President
8144 Moonlight Meadow Street, Suite 202
Las Vegas, NV 89139
United States

Tribeca Film

Location: New York
Number of films released a year: Over 20. High quality, distinctive, independent films of all genres, reflective of the Tribeca brand and with potential for release either day-and-date, or with a traditional theatrical window.
Previous titles acquired at Sundance: "The Truth About Emanuel," "The Comedy," "For Ellen," "Shut Up Little Man!," "An Audio Misadventure"
Distribution platforms: Theatrical, VOD
Contact Info:
Nick Savva – VP, Film Acquisitions
Alison Diviney – Acquisitions Manager
375 Greenwich Street
New York, NY
10013
United States

Tugg, Inc.

Location: Austin, Texas
Bio: Cinema On-Demand, Event Cinema, Educational, Branded Experiences, Promotional Screenings, and Non-Theatrical film distribution service. 
Distribution platforms: Theatrical, Educational, Non-Theatrical
Contact Info:
Nicolas Gonda – CEO and Co-founder
Alex Dobrenko, non-theatrical, educational and branded experiences
Brian Parsons, content
Justin Wiemer, strategy and branded experiences
4210 Spicewood Springs Road, Suite 200
Austin, TX 98759
United States

Universal Pictures

Location: Universal City, CA
Number of films released a year: 10-20. Every genre; classics, high-concept comedies, and homegrown franchises.
Distribution platforms: Theatrical, VOD, Non-theatrical, DVD
Contact Info:
Kiska Higgs
Lakshmi Iyengar
Peter Kujwaski
100 Universal City Place
Universal City, CA 91403
United States

Vertical Entertainment

Location: Los Angeles
Number of films released a year: 10-20. Genre films with a-level cast, animation, and live-action family-friendly.
Distribution platforms: Theatrical, VOD, Non-theatrical, DVD, TV
Contact Info:
Peter Jarowey
360 N. Curson Ave, Apartment 1
Los Angeles, CA 90036
United States

VHX

Location: New York
Number of films released a year: Over 20. Narrative Documentaries Shorts Television Web series Education Music Art Everything Indie.
Previous titles acquired at Sundance: "Game: The Movie," "Sound City"
Distribution platforms: VOD
Contact Info:
Jamie Wilkinson, CEO
Alexandra Marvar, Director of Marketing
Adam Klaff, Head of Business Development
231 Front St., Suite 212
Brooklyn, NY 11222
United States

Virgil Films & Entertainment

Location: New York
Number of films released a year: Over 20. Documentaries.
Previous titles acquired at Sundance: "Super Size Me," "Down to the Bone," "Amreeka," "Restrepo"
Distribution platforms: VOD, TV, Non-theatrical, DVD
Contact Info:
Joe Amodei President/CEO
403 Broome St6A
New York, NY 10013
United States

Well Go USA, Inc.

Location: Plano, Texas
Number of films released a year: 3-5. The best in Action, Genre and Independent films.
Distribution platforms: Theatrical, Non-theatrical, VOD, TV, DVD
Contact Info:
Doris Pfardrescher – CEO/president
1601 E. Plano Pkwy, Suite #110
Plano, TX 75074
United States

Wolfe Releasing

Location: San Jose, CA
Number of films released a year: 15-20. Films with LGBT content. Wolfe is the oldest and largest exclusive distributor of gay and lesbian films in the world.
Distribution platforms: Theatrical, VOD, TV, Non-theatrical, DVD
Contact Info:
Abraham Brown
Jim Stephens
21570 Almaden Road
San Jose, CA 95120
United States

Wrekin Hill Entertainment

Location: Huntington Beach, CA
Number of films released a year: 5-7. Aims to distribute a number of quality international theatrical films, star and concept-driven Ultra VOD films, and quality ancillary-focused titles.
Previous titles acquired at Sundance: "The End of Love"
Distribution platforms: Theatrical, Non-theatrical, VOD
Contact Info:
Christopher Ball
Rene Cogan
19220 Beckonridge Lane
Huntington Beach, CA 92648
United States

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