Distribution Panel at 2017 San Diego International Kids Film Festival
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   Distribution Panel of 2017 SDIKFF  

4:00PM-5:00PM; Sunday, August 27, 2017.  Green Room at Howard Brubeck Theatre (1140 West Mission Road; San Marcos, CA92069) ; Admission by Panel Pass

TOPICS: Film distribution is changing day by day´╝îthere’s no one model for the trajectory of a feature film’s release. This panel is about:
- what is working and what is not
- What’s the best marketing strategy to ensure a successful release
- How can enterprising filmmakers get the edge on distribution
- Find the best release strategy and marketing plans 
  The Panel Speakers (TBA)  
  Michael Matteo Rossi; Director, Producer, Writer
Michael Matteo Rossi is a professional award-winning working director/producer/writer for over 10 years now. His 1st feature "Misogynist" which he shot at just 26, got worldwide distribution on DVD and VOD and 2nd feature "Sable" is being released next month. Michael has won multiple awards in recognized film festivals as well and was put on a poll with Lena Dunham and Ryan Coogler of "Top directors under 30 to watch". MichaelI recently shot a TV pilot and the trailer is below as well and has amassed more than 300K views.  
  Dan Yuan, Market Manager
Ms. Yuan is a market manager of Xiao Xiang Animation Culture Ltd, she is a successful copy right marketing expert in China, especially in animation industry .  
Erik Lundmark; Distributor, musician, Producer 
Eric is the CEO of Leomark Studios, a film production, post-production, and distribution company with more than 50 film titles in its catalog. He is also a successful jazz composer and bandleader, scored more than 40 feature films, including” Star Leaf”. His post-production experience includes “Immortals” and “Mirror, Mirror”; as well as “Piranha 3D”and “The Mist”for the Weinstein Company’s Dimension Films. Erik was online editor for the 2008 action thriller Hellride exec-produced by Quentin Tarantino. Since founding Leomark Studios in 2007, Erik has produced several titles under his own shingle, as well as co-creating and producing the original MovieMaze™ Mobile App
  Alain, Producer, Actor
"After having had a successful career in real estate business in Vienna Austria, Alain realized that something was missing. In 2011 he decided to follow his true passion as a performer, teacher and motivational speaker and moved to Los Angeles California. His recent work includes a lead role in the 2016 Academy Award nominated short film Day One ONE, Homeland (Showtime), Curb Your Enthusiasm 2017 ( HBO) , Scandal (ABC) and Aquarius (NBC).
Alain is fluent in English, Farsi and German. And conversational in French.
in 2014 he competed in the World Champion Ship of Public Speaking and made it to the Finals in Kuala Lumpur. In 2014 he was considered one of the Top 9 speakers worldwide.
He is also involved with the Captivating Speakers program and teaches communication and public speaking at selected High Schools in the Ventura School District.
In his spare time he loves to sing opera with his deep vibrant Baritone voice." 
  David Vega, Producer, Actor
David is a Spaniard actor and producer USA based. He graduated from Atlantic's Acting school Evening Conservatory . He is multilingual. He is Known for “Cut to Black” , “The Preppie Connection” , “You Have A Nice Flight” among other movies. He has been acting all his life both in Europe and the USA .
His last short as producer is “Destroy Madrid” , it has had multiple international selections and will be participating, among other film fest, in the prestigious “Film quest film fest” on September. He is a sci fi lover . Right now is currently developing the movie sci fi “Klaazor” based on the short film directed by Julio Garcia Escames. He promotes Spaniard directors in the USA like Joseba Alfaro or Julio Garcia Escames.
His new tv series as an actor “Chosen Kin” , just got several offers from a major network and signed with a prestigious producer. We can watch David in 3 different movies this year: The Hispanic comedy “He matado a mi Marido” , the crazy comedy “You Have a nice Flight” and the action packed thriller “Natural Vice”.  
Kris A Wright. Film maker, Screenwriter, Producer
After serving on Active Duty in the U.S. Army , Kris attend college at Southern Illinois University and graduate from film school , then working in various production jobs in Hollywood movies. In 2005, He and Brother Kerry formed their future company, Wright Brothers Pictures, then produce and distribute movies. His movie “Hollywood Unscripted, A Chaos Theory” bought by Wall-Mart; "Press 1 For English"win 3 film festival awards, including best "Social Awareness Documentary" at the Chagrin Documentary Film Festival; "Heroes Don't Wear Capes" were in official selection in two film festivals. Wright Brothers Pictures will releasing episodes of "It's A Beach Thing" in mid-September 2017. 

 @2017 San Deigo International Kids' Film Festival