Harvardwood Suggests... SXSW: Daniel Cantagallo, VP of Cargo Film & Releasing

March 15, 2020 at 3:30pm - 4:45pm
Stephen F. Austin
701 Congress Ave
Ballroom A
Austin, TX 78701
United States
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Meet with industry professionals and learn about the nuts and bolts of the all-important packaging, marketing and selling of your film. Who are you selling to? How do you land that buyer? Who picks up the tab? Find out the answers to these questions and more concerning distribution and distribution options for your films.

Mentor Sessions offer 15 minutes of one-on-one interaction with industry leaders and professionals from a variety of fields spanning interactive, film, and music. Registrants who sign up online must check-in 30 minutes before their mentor time slot to guarantee their spot. Limited on-site sign up is also available for a small number of Mentor Sessions spots and will begin 30 minutes before the first time slot of each session.

Originally from greater Philadelphia, Daniel Cantagallo AB '02 has been working in the film industry for over a decade as a creator and distributor, and he is the Vice President of Cargo Film & Releasing, a boutique documentary sales agency. A graduate of Harvard University’s Visual and Environmental Studies program, he went on to obtain his Master’s in Film Production from the London Film School. He produced and co-wrote the award-winning documentary, SHADOWS OF LIBERTY, and with Cargo, he recently executive produced SATAN & ADAM and PLAYING HARD, both on Netflix.

He is responsible for development, sales and acquisitions at Cargo Film, a boutique sales agency that handles nonfiction exclusively for the global market.

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