Time: October 6, 2018 from 12:30pm to 2pm
Location: Carol's Books
Street: 1913 Del Paso blvd.
Website or Map: http://www.CaliforniaFilm.net
Event Type: indie, film, finance, seminar
Organized By: California Film Foundation
Latest Activity: Oct 5
Marc Clebanoff, a graduate of the USC School of Cinema/Television, began his career at 20th Century Fox Television before moving onto a feature development position at USA Films (now Focus Features) under the award-winning director of Nurse Betty and Lakeview, Terrace Neil LaBute.
In 2004 Clebanoff founded Odyssey Motion Pictures. Since then, Clebanoff has co-written, directed or produced several award-winning features including Break, with acting icon David Carradine, the family comedy, Gerald, starring Louis Mandylor & Mickey Rooney, Pound of Flesh, starring Malcolm McDowell, and the TV pilot Elwood starring Ron Perlman, Laura Harring & Michael Rooker.
Other films Clebanoff has produced or directed include Darkness Descends, an underground action drama starring Danny Trejo, and The Mourning, a supernatural thriller starring Dominique Swain. In 2018 Clebanoff produced Sargasso starring Jeremy Sumpter & Oscar Nominee Tom Berenger.
Clebanoff has a considerable background bringing movies and TV to market both in the states and in lucrative foreign markets. He's even worked in new media with Sony & Microsoft and spent two years consulting for Quentin Tarantino’s indie motorcycle flick Hell Ride, which premiered at Sundance in 2008. On October 6th, Marc will bring his wealth of knowledge exclusively to CFF in an action-packed seminar dealing exclusively with marketing and distribution.
Clebanoff holds a 2nd-degree black belt in traditional Korean martial arts and is an avid distance runner. He is also the grandson of world-renowned musician and composer, Herman Clebanoff.