Brian Newman

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Brian Newman is the founder of Sub-Genre, a consulting company focusing on developing and implementing new business models for film and new media. Current clients include: Patagonia, building an international distribution, marketing and social impact plan for the feature documentary DamNation, and developing ongoing film/new media strategy; Sundance Institute on a film data project; IndieCollect, a new nonprofit dedicated to preserving independent films; and several filmmakers on fundraising, distribution and marketing.

Brian is also the producer of Love & Taxes a narrative feature in post from Jake and Josh Kornbluth; Amateurs (formerly Manchild) a narrative feature by Ryan Koo; and executive producer, Shored Up a documentary feature by Ben Kalina. Brian has served as CEO of the Tribeca Film Institute, president of Renew Media and executive director of IMAGE Film & Video. Brian is chair of the board of Rooftop Films, and serves on the board of Muse Film & Television. He authored “Inventing the Future of the Arts: Seven Digital Trends that Present Challenges and Opportunities for Success in the Cultural Sector” for the book 20 Under 40: Reinventing the Arts and Arts Education for the 21st Century. He was born in North Carolina and has an MA in Film Studies from Emory University.


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