IFH 141: Turbo Kid & How to Create an Indie Film Ecosystem with Shaked Berenson

February 14, 2017
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Turbo Kid & How to Create an Indie Film Ecosystem with Shaked Berenson

I speak a lot on IFH on how filmmakers should create their own ecosystem and revenue streams, today's guest has done just that. Shaked Berenson is Co-Founder of Epic Pictures Group, a film financing, production, and international/domestic sales company based in Beverly Hills, CA.

Shaked has produced films like the cult hit  Turbo Kid, Sundance Film Festival Selection Entertainment and the animated film Space Dogs: Adventure to the Moon. What is great about Shaked is that he has created his own ecosystem. From financing to production to distribution, all under one umbrella. This way he cuts out the middle man and he can keep more of the profits. 

Shaked came to my attention when I found out he produced the internet darling Turbo Kid. The way that film was marketed, sold and distributed is something all filmmakers should study. We go deep down the rabbit hole all things Turbo Kid, indie filmmakers, building your own revenue streams and much more. 

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Here's a bit about Shaked Berenson: 
Prior to Epic Pictures Group, Berenson served as Renegade Pictures’ Director of Sales as well as the Director of Technology and International Relations for the Giffoni Hollywood Film Festival. Before Renegade Pictures, Berenson was in the Israeli Defense Force for four and half years where he served in managerial and educational roles as a project consultant to Elbit Systems, and worked as a program developer for NetVision, an Internet solutions company. He holds a degree in economics and business from UCLA. - IFTA-Online.org

Enjoy our conversation with Shaked Berenson.

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