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Selling and Distribution of Your Independent Film with Clay Epstein - Ep #168

June 04, 2024 Leslie LaPage
Selling and Distribution of Your Independent Film with Clay Epstein - Ep #168
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Selling and Distribution of Your Independent Film with Clay Epstein - Ep #168
Jun 04, 2024
Leslie LaPage

Clay Epstein is President of Film Mode Entertainment, a worldwide sales and production company he launched in March 2016 which aims to present 10-15 theatrical titles a year.

Prior to founding Film Mode, Epstein spent several years at Arclight Films as Senior Vice President, Sales and Acquisitions. While there, he represented such feature films as Dog Eat Dog, Paper Planes, Predestination, and Last Knights.

Before joining Arclight in 2012, Epstein worked at The Little Film Company where he served as Vice President, Sales and Acquisitions. He joined the company in 2002, where his responsibilities included film development, acquisition and distribution. While there, he helped grow the company into a leading boutique sales agency representing prestigious titles such as Academy Award nominees Tsotsi and The Last Station as well as Eye of The Storm.

Epstein was previously a sales executive at First Look Studios, where he was solely responsible for all distribution of the company's 300-plus title library to Asia, ancillary and new media markets. He started his career at Kushner-Locke.

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Clay Epstein is President of Film Mode Entertainment, a worldwide sales and production company he launched in March 2016 which aims to present 10-15 theatrical titles a year.

Prior to founding Film Mode, Epstein spent several years at Arclight Films as Senior Vice President, Sales and Acquisitions. While there, he represented such feature films as Dog Eat Dog, Paper Planes, Predestination, and Last Knights.

Before joining Arclight in 2012, Epstein worked at The Little Film Company where he served as Vice President, Sales and Acquisitions. He joined the company in 2002, where his responsibilities included film development, acquisition and distribution. While there, he helped grow the company into a leading boutique sales agency representing prestigious titles such as Academy Award nominees Tsotsi and The Last Station as well as Eye of The Storm.

Epstein was previously a sales executive at First Look Studios, where he was solely responsible for all distribution of the company's 300-plus title library to Asia, ancillary and new media markets. He started his career at Kushner-Locke.