Sony Pictures Classics exec Dylan Leiner will give keynote speech at the The Galway Film Fleadh.

Dylan Leiner, Sony Pictures Classics’ executive vice president of acquisitions & production, will give the keynote address during the Galway Film Fleadh’s conference Real Deal: The Business Of Creativity.

Swedish producer Marianne Gray of Yellow Bird Films and Elizabeth Karlsen of Number 9 Films are among the speakers on a panel about creative producing; a panel on the expected future trends in sales and distribution includes Magnolia’s Eamonn Bowles and Bankside’s Stephen Kelliher;  an exploration of potential new revenue sources for filmmaking includes Prescience’s Paul Brett; and an interactive session will focus on VFX and post production in Ireland.

The one-day conference takes place at the Radisson Hotel in Galway on July 12.

Galway runs July 10-15.