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Cannes Feature: RightsTrade, The Global Marketplace For Film & Television Rights

Cannes Feature: RightsTrade, The Global Marketplace For Film & Television Rights

“The entertainment industry’s online marketplace for film, television & digital media rights licensing.”

RightsTrade is an innovative company to lookout for at Cannes this year. Its online platform connects distributors with content owners through its Market on Demand™. RightsTrade makes it easier for buyers to find and license content, and to generate incremental sales for content owners. It also provides users with contract templates that make it easy to plug in numbers and sign online, making the process of business interactions much faster and streamlined.

Content owners and Sales Agents already use RightsTrade to list and promote over 3000 titles to 6000 buyers and counting. Users have already viewed nearly 50,000 screeners on its platform since the company’s launch last year. 

CEO Steven Polster shares the details of this exciting new tool that’s revolutionizing the business of film distribution in a
recent interview:

More About Steven Polster, CEO of RightsTrade:

Steven Polster is a senior management executive with 20 years of experience developing and launching new products, and setting up high-performing teams in the entertainment and media industry. Prior to joining RightsTrade, he was instrumental in rebuilding the newly spun-off Miramax’s international licensing business, and running the company’s theatrical and non-theatrical lines of business. Mr. Polster previously held various senior executive positions at Technicolor, including that of Senior Vice President of Global Sales & Marketing for its Creative Services division, and has also held product management roles at Paramount, Mattel, and with ecommerce startups. With a lifelong passion for global business, Steven speaks four languages, and he has held various executive positions in international markets including Rome, London, Los Angeles and Caracas.

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