Janet Brown is EVP Distribution at Gunpowder and Sky, the fast growing independent studio that is creating and distributing content across multiple formats and platforms. In this conversation from their New York offices, Janet describes how the young studio is designed ground-up for today’s shifting consumer landscape - and the new routes to market that now exist for storytellers. We also discuss the future (and recent history) of distribution as well as Janet's entrepreneurial journey at Film Buff, the company she co-founded and built that Gunpowder and Sky acquired in 2016.
Film is changing. Business models, audience behaviour and technology are all rapidly evolving - transforming the way stories are told, sold and consumed. FILM DISRUPTORS is all about deconstructing these changes and championing the new players making it happen. In focused and inspiring interviews, senior film executive of over 17 years, Alex Stolz talks to leaders in the field to bring you essential ideas, techniques and strategies from the cutting edge. Whether you are an emerging storyteller, an established industry professional or simply interested in how film is changing, FILM DISRUPTORS will give you the insights, inspiration and competitive edge to thrive in the new landscape