Resume

Jeffrey R. Marvin

EXPERIENCE:

Sony Pictures, Los Angeles, CA                                    2014 – Present 

Sales Manager, Distribution

  • Manage over 300 theatres in the Atlanta/Dallas/San Francisco/Oklahoma City/Memphis/New Orleans/Puerto Rico branches
  • Responsible for selling the films to the theatres, booking them into DEX and managing this process through the run of each film
  • Duties include billing the films, negotiating and setting the terms, holdovers, and making sure the showtimes are consistent with company policies week to week
  • Responsible for enacting updates to the theatres I manage, eg; openings, closings, construction, digital updates and house allowances
  • Overseeing our competitive trailer reaction report which entails compiling a number of upcoming titles, and then gathering reactions from our LA team
  • Updating and analyzing film grosses chart for drive ins, in order to get a sense of market growth
  • Actively compile pertinent information via social media to help further our knowledge of our ever-changing business
  • Responsible for writing our internal trade screening reactions for our branches; which entails contacting the exhibitor to get their responses to the films and write up a report for each one
  • Putting together competitive trade screening reactions for the Southern Branch; which includes speaking with exhibitors and soliciting information to then relay internally

Relativity Media, New York, NY 2010 – 2014 

Sales Coordinator, Distribution

  • Books films for distribution using TDS, an industry software program. 
  • Responsible for territory in the east, including: Albany, Buffalo and Cleveland.
  • Assists the entire Eastern Branch in theatre Maintenance and accounts payable. 
  • Provides detailed market analyses using industry tools and job experience for current and upcoming films.
  • Books films for Sub-Run Eastern Division.
  • Responsible for booking and tracking Publicity, Promo, Field and research screenings for the entire Eastern division.

Overture Films, New York, NY            2008 – 2010 

Executive Assistant, Distribution

  • Researched upcoming Overture films in order to provide detailed analyses for film distribution. 
  • Booked films for distribution using TDS, a film booking program. 
  • Worked with exhibitors in the Eastern region (Maine to Virginia) and sections of the Midwest region (Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Chicago).
  • Worked with Accounts Payable to procure payment.
  • Was responsible for booking and tracking Publicity, Promo, Field and research screenings for the entire Eastern division.

Paramount Vantage, New York, NY 2006 – 2008 

Executive Assistant, Distribution

  • Researched upcoming Vantage films in order to provide detailed analysis for film distribution. 
  • Booked films for distribution using THOR, an industry software program. 
  • Worked with exhibitors in the Eastern region (Maine to Virginia) and sections of the Midwest region (Milwaukee, Wisconsin, parts of South Dakota and Memphis).
  • Compiled Excel spreadsheets of competitive films for comparison purposes.
  • Worked with Accounts Payable to procure payment; utilizes Crystal Reports (computer program) to provide financial services for exhibitors.

Loews Cineplex Entertainment, New York, NY         2004 – 2006

Marketing Coordinator 

  • Distributed marketing materials and gifts to celebrities for events including The Emmys, Z100 Concert, and Fashion Rocks.
  • Secured celebrity participation in marketing initiatives for the Loews 100 Year Anniversary Celebration.  
  • Participated in weekly marketing and film meetings to develop synergies between departments. 
  • Created a PO and invoice register and managed the invoicing and billing process for both the Marketing and Ad Sales departments.
  • Trafficked development and production of sales materials and packaging goods for national promotions, organizing distributions and field rollout, and ensuring timely delivery of all products.

Procurement Coordinator

  • Managed PeopleSoft and E-Pro order processing.
  • Maintained theatre support contact database.
  • Invoice and purchasing order management for the department.
  • Acted as communications liaison between the corporate headquarters, brokers, manufacturers, distribution centers, and field staff. 

Miramax and Talk Books, New York, NY                                                                         2004

Office Services                                                                                         

  • Performed general office operational duties including data entry, scheduling, typing, filing and creating spreadsheets on Excel

EDUCATION:

University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA), Winston-Salem, NC 1998 – 2001 

Bachelor of Fine Arts – Film Production

Wrote 4 screenplays and produced 6 student films.

TECHNICAL SKILLS: 

MS Office Suite, MS Excel, Google Office Suite, Adobe Acrobat & Premiere, PeopleSoft, Lotus Notes, Final Draft, DEX(Spirit World), TDS, THOR, Crystal Reports

WRITTEN WORK:

Published work: Cycle’s End (comic), Rise of the Outlanders (comic), Grave Soldiers (comic), The Virgin Killers (comic), By the Gods/Samurai of the Plains (comic) 

Written work: Holy House (TV Pilot), The Man From Beyond (TV Pilot), The Revenge of the Black Horse Cavalry (TV mini-series), Ninja Cats (animated TV pilot), Psychopomp (TV Pilot), Murphy’s Con (TV pilot), Evil Guardian (Film), The Virgin Killers (Film), Grave Soldiers (Film)

In development:  Longstreet: The Battle of Liberty Place (Film), Cointelpro (Film), Hidden Assets (Film), Reciprocity (Film), Samurai of the Plains (TV Pilot)

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