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A Conversation about Distribution and Other Film-Related Subjects

October 22, 2023 @ 2:00 pm 3:30 pm PDT

Join us for an engaging and thought-provoking free event where we delve into distribution and its related subjects with Jim Orr, PRESIDENT, DOMESTIC THEATRICAL DISTRIBUTION UNIVERSAL PICTURES.

Orr is responsible for the strategy and management of the studio’s North American theatrical film releases.

Orr joined Universal in June 2016 as Executive Vice President and General Sales Manager of Domestic Distribution. Previously, he served as President of Domestic Distribution for the studio’s specialty division, Focus Features. While at Focus Features, he oversaw the releases of such hits as London Has Fallen and The Theory of Everything.

Prior to transitioning to Focus Features in 2012, Orr served as President of Distribution at FilmDistrict, was Partner in Park Circus US, and also served as Executive Vice President and General Sales Manager at MGM, where he was involved with every aspect of the studio’s theatrical distribution activities. Orr began his entertainment career at Paramount Pictures, where he rose to Senior Vice President, Domestic Distribution. Orr received his undergraduate degree from Eastern Washington University, and his JD from New York Law School.

Special thank you to our Co-Host SFCC Film Club

Location: Zoom Meeting

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