THURSDAY, OCTOBER 1ST, 2015,
FESTIVAL'S GARDEN, CONFERENCE ROOMS 10:00-14:00
Meetings are designed to discuss in depth creative and production intent in a more exclusive professional atmosphere in roundtable discussions and 1:1 meetings
Special focus on our international guests who present their international activities and introduce new storytelling platforms and territories.
10:00 – 14:00 1:1 Meetings Pitching projects
14:00 DIGITAL DISTRIBUTION with Donald Rabinovitch CINEMAFLIX Distribution USA
15:00 NEGOTIATION, FUND RAISING AND LEGAL ISSUES with Karine Riahi KVA Advocats Paris
Donald Rabinovitch earned his MBA in International business at George Washington University.
He was Co-Founder, President and Co- CEO of AFP Imaging Corporation in the USA; a NASDAQ listed company. He is also Founder/Principal of Andes Film Company which has produced three award-winning feature films (including awards from the Tribeca, Sundance and Miami Film Festivals) which were distributed globally.
He is also Co-Founder of Cinemaflix, a new business model for international indie film distribution in North America.
Karine Riahi, partner at KGA Avocats , runs the activities of the Entertainment law and IT Department. Her experience in this specialized field has led her to assist in the financing of film and audiovisual productions, to negotiate and to draw up all the contracts of film and audiovisual productions (transfer of copyrights, co-production, distribution …), to intervene in the creation of film and audiovisual production companies, to deal with issues of catalogue management, chain of titles, in all the sectors of the film and audiovisual productions, whatever the form of entertainment.
Karine Riahi has for almost fifteen years provided consulting services during various film festivals and film markets in France (Cannes International Film Festival, Amiens Film Festival, Nantes Festival of Three Continents), as well as abroad (Cape Town, Johannesburg, and Ouagadougou during the Fespaco Festival).
Karine Riahi is also renowned for having expertly hosted sessions for young European producers at the EAVE European Organization in Turin and Prague, and provides every year two training sessions in audiovisual contracts law for the publisher DIXIT. She wrote a book devoted to royalties and audiovisual contracts, which has been published by the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and “les contrats de la production audiovisuelle” published in 2013 (DIXIT publisher) .