Meet the speakers* for the 2017 Indie Film Distribution Summit

* New speakers are being added regularly so do check back in.


Chris Jones // Filmmaker and author of The Guerilla Film Makers Handbook

Chris has four indie feature films under his belt, an Oscar-shortlisted short and six books in the best-selling Guerilla Film Makers Handbook series. He has also interviewed hundreds of filmmakers over the years for the books... MORE

Karina Gechtman // International Film Marketing Consultant

Karina has over 10 years' experience. She has worked closely with filmmakers and iconic companies such as Paramount Pictures, Disney, and Independent. MORE

Samantha Horley // Distributor, Producer and Screenwriter

Samantha has sold films as diverse as FARGO, MEMENTO, AMERICAN PIE, FEAR AND LOATHING IN LAS VEGAS, DEAD MAN WALKING and THE BLAIR WITCH PROJECT for PolyGram and Summit. Her insight into commercial international sales is extraordinary... MORE

David Nicholas Wilkinson // Distributor, Producer and Director

David has been involved in the production and distribution of over 100 British feature films with budgets ranging from £20k — £16m... MORE

Deborah Rowland // Distributor, NFTS course leader

Debbie has worked for Artificial Eye, Disney, Icon, EOne, 20th Century Fox in senior marketing and distribution positions. She now heads up the new MA in Distribution at the NFTS... MORE

Angus Finney// Industry Specalist, Executive Producer

Angus Finney is a leading international film and creative industry specialist who has managed, taught, mentored and lectured across the world. MORE content is not displayed due to your current cookie settings. Click on the cookie policy (functional and marketing) to agree to the cookie policy and view the content. You can find out more about this in the privacy policy.

Philippine Mignot // Campaign and Operations Manager at ourscreen

ourscreen is the UK’s leading on-demand cinema platform, revolutionising how you interact with your local cinema. MORE

Jon Barrenechea // Deputy Director of Marketing, Picturehouse

Jon is Deputy Director of Marketing at Picturehouse Cinemas and is also a Producer at Sundance Film Festival, London. MORE


Dorottya Szekely // Marketing Manager at Dogwoof

Dorottya manages the marketing campaigns for theatrical and home entertainment releases and looks after festival marketing for Dogwoof Global titles. MORE

Dhiraj Mahey // Producer

Dhiraj Mahey executive produced Gareth Tunley's acclaimed debut feature film THE GHOUL, a psychological thriller staring Tom Meeten and Alice Lowe. MORE

Robyn Larkin // Creative Director, What Is Bobo

Robyn has worked in the creative side of the film industry for over 20 years designing DVD sleeves, theatrical film posters, print/online marketing campaigns, and international sales poster art. MORE

Tom Kerevan // Screenwriter, Producer 'Tear Me Apart'


Matthew Falck // Trailer and Sizzle Editor 


Ross Bispham // Producer, Distribution Consultant


Jane Gull // Director of 'My Feral Heart'


Martin Myers // Film Booker & Industry Expert


Sonali Joshi // Founder & Director at Day For Night


Joseph D'Morais // Distributor Blue Dolphin