Sam Toles

Sam Toles

Sam Toles is an 18-year veteran of the entertainment industry. His career began in theatrical marketing with New Line Cinema and Warner Brothers, followed by home entertainment marketing roles at Paramount Pictures and Rhino. In 2005, Sam joined FremantleMedia as Vice President of Business Development overseeing media licensing for their extensive stable of brands. As Vice President of Content Strategy at Gaiam Entertainment, Sam successfully crafted the content plan for GaiamTV, a proprietary SVOD service. He then joined Vimeo as Vice President of Global Content Acquisitions and Business Development, focused on substantially expanding the content offerings and revenue growth for Vimeo On Demand.

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Eric Tveter

Eric Tveter

Eric Tveter is an all-round manager with extensive knowledge and experience in the US, UK, and European cable industry. In May 2009, he joined upc cablecom, a Liberty Global plc company, as CEO. The American citizen was President of UK cable operator Tele- west Global Inc. (2004 to 2006) and held a range of senior management positions at Time Warner Cable, Comcast Corporation and Cablevision Systems Corporation. Tveter was a Non-Executive Board Member of Open TV and formerly served as Chairman of Sightspeed Inc., a video conferencing and communications provider. He has an M.B.A. from Rutgers University, as well as a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics and Accounting from Long Island University.

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Christine Vachon

Christine Vachon

Christine Vachon is an Independent Spirit Award and Gotham Award winner who co-founded indie powerhouse Killer Films with partner Pamela Koffler in 1995. Over the past decade and a half, the two have produced some of the most celebrated American indie features including CAROL(nominated for six Academy Awards), FAR FROM HEAVEN (nominated for four Academy Awards), STILL ALICE (Academy Award winner), BOYS DON'T CRY (Academy Award winner), ONE HOUR PHOTO, KIDS, HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH, HAPPINESS, VELVET GOLDMINE, SAFE, I SHOT ANDY WARHOL, CAMP, SWOON and I’M NOT THERE (Academy Award nominated). In television, Vachon recently executive-produced the Emmy and Golden Globe winning miniseries MILDRED PIERCE for HBO and Z an upcoming series on Amazon based on the life of Zelda Fitzgerald. Other recent work includes: KILL YOUR DARLINGS, GOAT, and WEINER DOG. Additionally, Christine has just wrapped filming on WONDERSTRUCK directed by Todd Haynes from the bestselling book by Brian Selznick.

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Laure Vaysse

Laure Vaysse

Laure Vaysse is Chief Operating Officer at Georgeville Television / Motion Picture Capital. She is responsible for monitoring and managing the structures in place, supporting the Chief Executive Officer, Leon Clarance, in the evaluation of investment opportunities and handles distribution in Motion Picture Capital’s territories. In addition, Vaysse also gets involved in Georgeville Television’s day-to-day operations and productions. Vaysse began her career in France working for two major stakeholders of the industry: StudioCa- nal and TF1. She holds two Masters degrees, an MSc in Finance from the EDHEC Business School as well as an MSc in Film Business from top ranked Cass Business School in London.

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