Films & Schedules

  • Doc Roundtable 2 (Canadian Initiatives)

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Monday, September 8, 2pm


Jan Rofekamp -- President, Films Transit International Inc.


Founded in 1982 by Jan Rofekamp, Films Transit International is one of the world's leading international distributors of quality feature-length and TV hour documentaries. Some of Jan's executive producer credits include End of the Century: the Story of the Ramones and Imaginary Witness: Hollywood and the Holocaust. Examples of more recent releases include Shake Hands With the Devil and American Hardcore.


Claire Aguilar -- Vice President of Programming, ITVS


Claire Aguilar is the vice-president of programming for Independent Television Service (ITVS), which funds, promotes and distributes independently produced programming to public television. Claire commissions programming for ITVS’s International Media Development Fund, and co-curates Independent Lens, a series of independently produced programs on PBS. 


Monday, September 8, 3 pm:


Ira Deutchman -- President and CEO, Emerging Pictures


Ira Deutchman has been making, marketing and distributing films for thirty-one years. He was a founder of Cinecom and created Fine Line Features. Currently Ira is president and CEO of Emerging Pictures, a New York-based film distribution and digital exhibition company, and is an associate professor in the graduate film division at Columbia University. Films Ira has worked on include Sex, Lies, and Videotape, To SleepWith Anger and Metropolitan.


Liesl Copland -- Distribution Consultant

Cadillac People's Choice Award