g The Film Panel Notetaker: Ryan Harrington Heads Up Indiepix Studios

Wednesday, July 23, 2008

Ryan Harrington Heads Up Indiepix Studios

IndiePix has hired Ryan Harrington to head up Indiepix Studios, the world's first virtual studio for independent filmmakers that provides a major new production and distribution outlet. Harrington will be responsible for overseeing all of the filmmaker relations as well as managing the productions which IndiePix has invested in - by taking on executive producer responsibilities. In addition, he will coordinate the DVD and digital acquisitions and help to develop individual and tailored distribution strategies for movies submitted. He will also oversee film sales and acquisitions to broadcasters both domestically and internationally.

Harrington brings significant industry experience to the role, with extensive production credentials including Emmy winning programmes "Stars on Ice", "Horatio Hornblower" and "Shackleton". Ryan has also overseen production for A&E IndieFilms, the feature documentary arm of A&E Network. Whilst there, he championed the Oscar-nominated films "Murderball" and "Jesus Camp"; the Sundance hits "My Kid Could Paint That" and "American Teen" (in theaters July 2008); Barbara Kopple's "Bearing Witness" and the Tribeca 2007 film "Alexis Arquette: She's My Brother."

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