How to Win at Modern Distribution
In a modern streaming world, viewers are one click away from viewing any title, whenever, wherever they want. It’s never been easier to get in front of viewers, but the operational challenges to doing so have never been greater.
Join us for a Fireside chat as we discuss Payments, Asset Ingestion & Delivery, and Licensing with Michael Murphy (President, Gravitas), and Greg Barnard (Director, Content Acquisition, Vizio).
Alan d’Escragnolle, CEO, Filmhub
Greg Barnard, Director of Content & Acquisitions, Vizio
Michael Murphy, President, Gravitas Ventures
presented by Filmhub
Alan d'EscragnolleCEO, Filmhub
Alan D’Escragnolle is the CEO and Co-Founder of Filmhub, a film distribution tech platform where filmmakers maintain their rights and monetize their films by distributing them to streaming services worldwide. A Brazilian-American Wharton School graduate, Alan honed his entrepreneurial skills leading teams at Square/Cash App, Google, Intuit and served on the executive teams of two successfully acquired startups. When he’s not powering Filmhub’s global expansion, Alan escapes to nature and can be found in Lake Tahoe skiing and mountain biking with his dog, Rio.
Greg BarnardDirector of Content Acquisitions, VIZIO
Greg Barnard serves as the Director of Content Acquisitions at VIZIO, a prominent CTV platform and OEM with over 100MM TVs sold in the US. At VIZIO, Greg leads all acquisition strategies for VIZIO’s ad-supported content product, providing analysis and guidance for both syndication and exclusive content valuations, and contract negotiations with all content partners. Prior to VIZIO, Greg worked with the Content Acquisition and Corporate Development teams at Roku where he was focused on acquiring content for Roku’s app platform and its O&O app, The Roku Channel. Greg also led various projects focused on new business initiatives and revenue diversification. Prior to Roku, Greg worked as the Director of Content Acquisitions at ION Media, a broadcast network in more than 100MM homes. In his time at ION, the network has risen into the top 5 among all cable networks in its key demos of A25-54 and W25-54 and has launched an originals and co-productions business which saw five series premiere. Prior to ION, Greg held roles in finance at Showtime, Simon & Schuster, and CIT Group. Greg is a founding member on the Board of Directors for HRTS Associates NYC and mentors regularly through the T. Howard Foundation and Ghetto Film School. He lectures regularly at industry conferences and universities, and is on the Board of Advisors for BWG Strategy, a market intelligence firm. Greg received a B.A. in Economics from NYU and currently lives with his wife, Brooke, in New York City.
Michael MurphyPresident, Gravitas Ventures