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(MLB) In Conversation with Roadshow Films Managing Director, Joel Pearlman

The distribution landscape is rapidly changing across multiple platforms and yet 2015 has been a record box office year. Join Joel Pearlman, Managing Director at Roadshow Films, a key figure in Australian media distribution, and Screen Producers Australia CEO, Matt Deaner, as they discuss how Roadshow Films has been able to find growth opportunities in the global entertainment marketplace and create strategic international partnerships.

Roadshow Films has been responsible for releasing box office epics The Hunger Games, The Hobbit, American Sniper, and six-time Academy Award winning film and monster box office hit, Mad Max: Fury Road.

Here is a chance to see where it’s all going and what might happen next in the world of film… Don't miss out!

DATE: Tuesday 22 March 2016
TIME: 8.00am to 9.30am
VENUE: Fox Den, Henry and the Fox, 525 Little Collins Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Members: $30 | Non-Members: $45

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Cancellation Policy: Refunds are given for any cancellations made up to 48hrs prior to the Breakfast Briefing, and are subject to a 25% administration fee. Refunds are not given after this period.

Please note: American Express is not accepted.


As CEO of Roadshow Films, Joel oversees the theatrical film distribution and acquisitions teams. Roadshow Films is Australia’s leading film distributor – distributing films in Australia and New Zealand on behalf of Warner Bros. Roadshow has distribution agreements with many of the leading independent film distribution companies including Lionsgate, The Weinstein Company and STX as well as many independent producers and sales agents. In 2014 Roadshow Films announced a new equity investment and strategic partnership with FilmNation Entertainment providing new growth opportunities and expanding the company’s presence in the global entertainment marketplace. 

Matthew Deaner is our Executive Director. Matthew sits across all aspects of Screen Producers Australia's advocacy work, industrial negotiations, events and operational issues. He also works closely with our Council to set the strategic direction of the organisation as well as identify and execute new business development opportunities.