Mark Shady

An award-winning producer with over 10 years of independent filmmaking under his belt.  Mark brings his invaluable domestic and international film market experience, as well as his indie film producing to work for First Focus International.

After touring the festival circuit for several years and producing a handful of feature films, Mark decided to venture into film distribution where he worked as an exhibitor or market coordinator at every major film market worldwide, including Cannes, Berlin, AFM, Sundance, Toronto and both MIPCOM & MIPTV.

He has a development background with Senator Entertainment (formerly Mandate Pictures) and has also worked as a video game producer for TimePlay Entertainment, where he spearheaded TimePlay Sports; an interactive sports trivia game which launched nationwide at Dave & Busters.