2014 San Diego International Kids Film Festival Distributor Panel
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 2014 San Diego International Kids' Film Festival
Sept. 5-7, 2014
AMN HealthCare Theater, San Diego, CA
2014 SDIKFF  Distributor Panel Speakers
Tim Swain, Producer
Tim has overseen key profit centers of some of the most successful independent film companies in the last 30 years - including New World Pictures and Trimark Entertainment (currently Lions Gate Entertainment). He is an innovative distributor, marketer and producer. In his extensive experience in the distribution, sales, marketing, and production of theatrical, DVD, PPV,VOD and television films in the worldwide marketplace, Tim has served in a variety of positions including Executive Vice President of Domestic Distribution of Trimark Entertainment. He was also one of the initial partners of MovieWeb.com.
In addition to currently representing clients in all areas of the worldwide marketplace, Tim has produced and executive produced 13 Feature Films, including "Dahmer", which was nominated for 3 IFP Spirit Awards, and the award-winning and critically acclaimed documentaries "Screamers" - featuring System of a Down - and "Class C" - featuring NBA legend Phil Jackson. Tim has produced films featuring the talented Jeremy Renner (2 Academy Award nominations) Beau Bridges (11 Emmys and 4 Golden Globes nominations), Bruce Davidson (1 Academy Award nomination) and worldwide singing sensation Whitney Houston.
Also, Tim recently co-founded Russian Film Releasing which releases theatrically successful Russian language films in the US. Tim currently oversees Domestic Distribution for Aldamisa Entertainment which just finished production on the Billy Bob Thornton directed "JAYNE MANSFIELDS CAR", D.J. Caruso's "GOAT ISLAND", Renny Harlin's "DYATLOV PASS" and is in Production on Robert Rodriguez"s "MACHETE KILLS" and is Pre-Production on Robert Rodriguez's "SIN CITY 2".

Stanley Stephen Huntsman; Producer/Director
S. Stephen Huntsman has been involved in event and all forms media productions for as long as he can remember. Hailing from Austin Texas's late '80's Independent film scene to present day's Hollywood's American Cinematheque to Sundance, Stephen's been deeply involved in the festival circuit from the beginning of the digital age and modern independent film transitions. With industry positions ranging from Beverly Hills talent agent to Hosting awards shows to "guy with the truck", he's been around the block to say the least. Stephen is now acting as Co founder-producer/director of FaceXLFirm.com. A production-marketing outfit and Producer-co-Founder of Sky & Earth Media, focused on China-US co-productions. A health/wellness & yoga fanatic, he has been calling Santa Monica home for ages while spending more and more time in China... leaving behind HRH Princess Micro Kitty, his feline roommate, to both's despair.


Marc Fusco; Producer/Screenwriter
Having recently directed My Uncle Rafael, a comedy staring Missi Pyle, John Michael Higgins, and which remained in the top five at the Box Office for three weeks (per screen average), Marc Fusco has been developing and writing comedy and thrillers for over twenty years. Former long-time assistant to Steven Spielberg, Fusco directed and co-wrote the cult indie feature Stealing Time,
starring Peter Facinelli, Jennifer Garner, and Scott Foley. Some of Marc’s writing work includes the original comedy The Reel Killers for DreamWorks, the upcoming comedy No Air Guitar Allowed and Buried In The Desert for Lore d’Morrow, and has performed writing work on the upcoming thriller The Last Knights, starring Morgan Freeman and Clive Owen, and the thriller The Courier, starring Jeffrey Dean Morgan. Fusco has also carved out a niche after adapting several amazing life stories of real people.
In the late 1990s, after working in production at Amblin Entertainment, Fusco was handpicked by Steven Spielberg to work closely as the director’s personal assistant. For over four years, he assisted the Academy Award-winning director on the films The Lost World, Amistad, and Saving Private Ryan, AI, and Catch Me If You Can and also during the start-up of DreamWorks, which included work on films such as American Beauty, Deep Impact, Catch Me If You Can, The Love Letter and Castaway to name a few. During his tenure with Spielberg, Fusco directed and produced a short film entitled The Interview that premiered at the 1998 International Venice Film Festival. Fusco also consults as editor/writer on several feature film projects annually.

Erdong Su;  Composers/Musician/Producer/Distributor  

Mr.Su is a famous musician with expertise in Hui ethnic music.  He composes, plays and performs the songs and musicals national wide.  After his success in Musical, he starts to produce, direct films that express the Hui ethnic cultures and beautiful stories.  Since 2010, he has produced three great movies, and successfully distributed them on theater, TV and district theaters in China.   The “ Never Look Back” is his 3rd film that will be screening in the 2014 San Diego international Kids film festival.  

Han-Ki Kim; The Executive Chairman of Seoul Guro International Kids Film Festival

Mr. Kim is a successful business man, also a film lover. Currently, he is the executive chairman of Seoul Guro International kids film festival,  also hold the titles of
CEO of SOC SOFT Company since 1984; CEO of Korea Office Computer Company from 1985; CEO of Gurogu Council on Social Welfare from 2012


Manuel “Manny” Saldivar, film Distributor/Buyer
Manny was born in California. After graduating high school, Manny attended East Los Angeles College and transferring over to the U.C.L.A. Extension Program focusing on Major in U.S. History. A funny thing happened along the way; he was offered a job from the House of Blues, Hollywood California, to become their Road Manager for all the “Rock En Español” music acts.
Two years later, Manny went to the work for the ultra famous Roxbury Night Club on Sunset Strip, promoting and managing Salsa Night. Manny was offered the opportunity to work for the host of Univision’s Network Show, “Caliente.” Working with Charlie Bravo, as Producer of Regional Mexican show named; “Bandazo Musical.” In addition to producing Regional Mexican Videos for Los Originales de San Juan, El Coyote y Su Banda, Banda Machos, and Los Incomparables de Tijuana; to name a few.
Manny later joined Vanguard Cinema, as it’s Head of Latino Acquisitions for Home Video. In 2004 Manny became the Executive Programmer for the Orange County Latino Film Festival. Since 2007, Manny has been working as an agent for home video producers selling and representing their films. Manny has also managed and booked comedians for the Hollywood Improv, Casinos and the Military.


@2014 San Deigo International Kids' Film Festival