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14 July 2011

Durban FilmMart One Week To Go!

13 July 2011


Early Bird registration for Durban FilmMart 2011 is now closed!

If you have not REGISTERED yet…DO IT TODAY!

By visiting our website on you can see who's
already registered, view the programme and the quality speaker line-up.

For information or to register as a delegate visit
or e-mail or Kamille Padayachee on


ERICA MOTLEY – K5 International

As the Head of Acquisitions at K5 International Erica Motley recently
secured K5 the international rights for 'Vehicle 19', starring Paul Walker.
She was previously an international acquisition consultant for Icon
International where she acquired James Wan's franchise 'The House of
Horror' from Paradigm.

As Vice President of International Acquisitions at United International
Pictures Motley was an integral part of the UIP worldwide distribution
team. Prior to UIP, she was the head of the film group for Shine
Entertainment where she wrote the business plan and raised funding
from the 3I venture capital partners. Motley began her film career
as an international acquisition executive at HBO after two years on
Wall Street and a Harvard MBA. She later served as Vice President of
Programming at Bertelsmann and director of Acquisitions at Fox

Motley is on the board of Pure Grass, a trans-media production
company based in the UK.

MIDGE SANDFORD - Sandford/Pillsbury Productions

Sanford/Pillsbury Productions is headed by Midge Sanford and Sarah
Pillsbury. The company develops and produces theatrical motion pictures
and television films. Sanford/Pillsbury's productions include
Desperately Seeking Susan, River's Edge, which won the Independent
Spirit Award for Best Feature Film, Eight Men Out, Love Field,
Immediate Family, the Emmy Award-winning And The Band Played On for
HBO, How To Make An American Quilt, The Love Letter, Open Window,
which aired on Showtime, and Quid Pro Quo.

Sanford is a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences,
and Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.

CORALIE FAUCHEUR – Wide Management

Coralie Faucheur is in charge of festivals & sales for Wide Management.
In addition, she is involved in acquisitions and works on the
Eye on Films project.

Founded in 1997, Wide Management is a leading independent worldwide
sales company, currently representing more than 15 new feature films
annually, with a library of more than 300 fiction titles and 200
documentary movies. The Wide Management catalogue contains an
impressive variety of content from internationally-acclaimed directors
and actors, festival favorites and cult movies. Wide Management
recently developed a TV catalogue that includes all type of content,
ready for broadcast.

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