An expert on world film sales, acquisitions, and the programming, management & strategies for film festivals. Graduate of Cornell University’s College of Arts & Sciences with an A.B. in English and History. Director of Festivals & Alternative Theatrical Distribution for Shoreline Entertainment, the international sales, production & management company. His expertise comes from an impressive variety of upper management and key consulting positions at film festivals and film organizations worldwide, including the Sundance Film Festival, the Dubai Film Festival, the Miami Film Festival, the Atlanta Film Festival, the Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP) and the Panama Film Commission’s MEETS Latin American Co-Production Market. He has served on several international film festival juries, most recently in Cebu (Philippines), Bucheon (Korea), Guanajuato (Mexico), Sonoma & Newport Beach (both in California, USA), the Bahamas, and in Nantes (France) last November at Festival des 3 Continents.