EXCLUSIVE: Kristen Konvitz has joined UTA as an Agent within the Unbiased Movie Team department. She is going to paintings from the company’s Los Angeles headquarters, reporting to Companions Jim Meenaghan and Rena Ronson, who function Co-Heads of the Unbiased Movie Team.
Konvitz involves UTA from ICM, the place she labored as an Agent within the Unbiased Movie Team. She spent over 5 years on the company previous to its acquisition by way of CAA, there operating to construction and organize financing, bring together and protected distribution for unbiased movies.
Konvitz has brokered distribution offers on dozens of flicks popping out of such main gala’s as Cannes, Sundance, TIFF and SXSW, amongst others. Her contemporary tasks come with Agnieszka Smoczynska’s Cannes Un Positive Regard access The Silent Twins, SXSW Target audience Award winner Beautiful Issues, Sundance Easiest Director winner Palm Bushes and Energy Traces, and Spike Lee’s American Utopia. Moreover, she has negotiated offers for a number of Duplass Brothers productions together with Spin Me Spherical, SXSW Target audience Award winner Language Classes and 7 Days, which received the 2022 Unbiased Spirit Award for Easiest First Characteristic.
Previous to her time at ICM, Konvitz served as Head of Manufacturing at movie fund and manufacturing corporate Keep Gold Options. Prior to Keep Gold, she used to be Director of Movie for crowdfunding platform Indiegogo, the place she used to be instrumental in organising the corporate as a revered participant within the movie and artistic house. Previous to becoming a member of Indiegogo, she spent six years in acquisitions and manufacturing on the unbiased movie gross sales, financing & distribution corporate Wild Bunch, the place she labored on movies akin to Darren Aronofsky’s The Wrestler, James Grey’s Two Fanatics and Leslye Headland’s Bachelorette. Konvitz started her occupation operating in acquisitions at The Weinstein Corporate.
UTA’s Unbiased Movie Team makes a speciality of content material financing and distribution for unbiased and co-financed movement footage. The department has helped construction the financing and gross sales for famend options like Promising Younger Girl, The Mauritanian, The Father, Hidden Figures, Room, Girl Chook, The Giant In poor health, Name Me by way of Your Title, I, Tonya, and Cannes Grand Prix winner A Hero, amongst many others. Former documentary gross sales titles come with such hit options as Icarus, The Social Catch 22 situation, The Largest Little Farm, All In: The Struggle for Democracy and At the Document, to call a couple of.
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