Bob Berney

Marketing and Distribution Executive

Bob Berney | StepIn 2019 Speaker



Bob Berney has been a preeminent force in the film world for more than two decades, bringing a multitude of smart, challenging and entertaining films to the screen.

Most recently, Berney was Head of Marketing & Distribution at Amazon Studios (2015-19) where he oversaw the theatrical distribution and awards marketing campaigns for a vast array of critically acclaimed and filmmaker driven titles, ranging from documentaries (GLEASON, CITY OF GHOSTS), foreign language films (THE HANDMAIDEN, THE SALESMAN, COLD WAR) and box office successes such as LOVE & FRIENDSHIP, MANCHESTER BY THE SEA and THE BIG SICK.

Prior to joining Amazon Studios, he founded and operated some of the most successful independent film distribution companies of the last 15 years: FilmDistrict, (INSIDIOUS, SOUL SURFER, DRIVE); Apparition (BRIGHT STAR, THE YOUNG VICTORIA); Picturehouse (LA VIE EN ROSE, PAN’S LABYRINTH, A PRAIRIE HOME COMPANION, METALLICA THRU THE NEVER); Newmarket Films (THE PASSION OF THE CHRIST, MONSTER, WHALE RIDER) and IFC Films (MY BIG FAT GREEK WEDDING , Y TU MAMÁ TAMBIÉN).

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