His sales duties will primarily include all rights in Germany, Benelux, Scandinavia and UK as well as TV library sales worldwide.
Clay Epstein has been appointed VP of sales and acquisitions at international sales company Arclight Films.
He will report directly to COO, Chris Perry, and will be responsible for acquiring content at all stages and identifying new co production opportunities.
Epstein previously held the post of VP sales and acquisitions at The Little Film Company where he was instrumental in packaging, developing and executive producing new projects including Wrecked starring Adrien Brody and the forthcoming A Doll’s House starring Ben Kingsley and Julian Sands. Prior to that he worked for First Look Media.
He will be based out of Arclight Films’s LA office. The company also has offices in Sydney, Hong Kong and Toronto.
“Clay Epstein fits perfectly within our team to head up sales,” said Gary Hamilton, CEO of Arclight Films. “His reputation is impeccable and he speaks the language of the filmmaker, which is a priceless asset in bridging the gap between the artist, the producers and the distributor.”
Epstein is currently in Cannes representing Arclight Films at MIPTV.