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Decoding Distribution

  • NIFCO (Red House) 40 Kings Road St. John's, NL, A1C 1N7 Canada (map)

Methods of distribution are constantly evolving. From traditional to digital, join industry leaders to discuss this ever-evolving landscape including sales options, financing, understanding your market and more.

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Robin Smith

Robin Smith is currently the owner and President of KinoSmith Inc. – Canada’s premiere boutique distribution and film marketing company - and CEO of the newly founded company Blue Ice Docs – a new distribution and equity funding company dedicated to funding, acquiring and distributing the best non-fiction work from around the world. Robin brings a strong background of over 22 years of film, video and arts-related work to the marketplace having worked at a variety of distribution companies (National Film Board of Canada, Alliance Films, Lions Gate Film Entertainment, Seville Pictures and Capri Releasing) and has managed and navigated the release of such hits as Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, All About My Mother, Away from Her, Cave of Forgotten Dreams and Blackfish. Robin also acts as the Cinema Programmer for the Bloor Hot Docs Cinema in Toronto that is operated by the Hot Docs International Documentary Festival. The Bloor Hot Docs Cinema is a 727 seat cinema dedicated to screening documentaries throughout the year.

Earlier Event: October 20
Wexford Plaza
Later Event: October 21
A Better Man