SPAAmart reveals one half of participants

03 November, 2008 by IF

[press release from SPAA]

The Screen Producers Association of Australia has announced the feature film executives who will participate in this year’s SPAAmart, which runs from 13 to 14 November at the Sheraton Mirage on Queensland’s Gold Coast.


SPAAmart is the Australian and New Zealand film financing market that has been held during the SPAA Conference since 2003. This year a total of 26 executives from 21 companies will attend – 9 international and 12 local.

Johnathon Dorfman, ATO Pictures, USA
Stephen Kelliher, Head of Sales and Marketing, Bankside Films, UK
Andrew Herwitz, President, The Film Sales Company, USA
Graham Leader, Producer, Granite Films, USA
Susan Boehm, Managing Director International Programs, IFP, USA
Jason Kliot, Co-Founder, Open City Films, USA
Chris Adams, Founder, Orbit Media Films, USA
David Kwok, Director of Programming, Tribeca Film Festival, USA
Mark Herbert, Managing Director, Warp Films, UK

Alan Finney, Vice President and Managing Director, Buena Vista International, AUS
Sandi Don, Marketing and Acquisitions Director, Hopscotch, AUS
Rachel Okine, Acquisitions and Productions Manager, Hopscotch, AUS
Greg Denning, General Manager Theatrical, Icon Film Distribution, AUS
Jamie Bialkower, Director, Jump St Films, AUS
Paul Weigard and James Hewison, Madman Entertainment, AUS
Michael Wrenn, Maximum Films, NZ
James Vernon, Managing Director, Media Funds Management, AUS
Anthony Zeccola, Company Director, Palace Films and Palace Cinemas, AUS
Seph McKenna, Australian Acquisitions, Production and Distribution Manager, Roadshow Films, AUS
Andrew Mackie and Richard Payten, Managing Directors, Transmission Films, AUS
Anna McLeish, Theatrical Distribution Manager, Warp Films, AUS
Anthony Anderson, Heather Ogilvie and Miriam Stein, Directors, Galvanised Film Group and Abacus
Film Fund, AUS

For further information please contact SPAAmart manager, Scottie Connolly,