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 American documentary film producer, buyer and consultant who has held a variety of roles in the industry, and lives and works between Los Angeles and Paris. As of May 2017, Heidi has been in charge of acquiring international documentary films for French public broadcaster France 2’s new creative documentary strand “25 […]


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 400 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. Most recently, she adapted the critically acclaimed BBC crime drama, […]