Experts 2017

Kayvan Ghavim

Kayvan Ghavim is the Director of Digital Programming for Univision, leading the charge in digital programming for their El Rey Network. Kayvan moved to digital content after 4 years working in traditional advertising, leading broadcast campaigns for Sony, Microsoft, AT&T and Electronic Arts. From there, he helped BuzzFeed Motion Pictures start their branded content team […]


Heidi Fleisher

Heidi Fleisher is an independent American documentary film producer and consultant who has spent the last 20 years in France, and who now spends her time between Los Angeles and Paris. She spent the year 2015 – 2016 as Head of International Sales and Acquisitions for ARTE Sales, the distribution arm of the European broadcaster ARTE, […]


Cherien Dabis

Cherien Dabis is an award winning filmmaker and television writer director who received her M.F.A in Film from Columbia University. She began her career in television when she joined the writing staff of Showtime’s groundbreaking, original hit series The L Word before going on to make her feature debut with Amreeka (2009). Amreeka world-premiered at […]


Richard Abramowitz

Richard Abramowitz is an innovative leader with more than 35 years of experience in the distribution and marketing of independent films. His company, Abramorama, takes a personalized, focused form of film marketing and distribution that bypasses traditional film studios and their methodology, providing valuable distribution alternatives to content makers and owners. Abramowitz’s many distribution projects […]


Amanda Green

Amanda Green is a television writer/producer with over 350 hours of produced one- hour dramas. Green began her career in law enforcement and transitioned into television writing, specializing in crime dramas that allow her to draw upon her wealth of experience in the criminal justice system. Green was a writer/producer for eleven seasons of NBC’s […]