Rena Ronson joins Rich Klubeck

MUMBAI: Film finance and packaging expert Rena Ronson has joined Rich Klubeck to head the independent film group.

She will focus on finance and packaging for independent and co-financed studio features as well as foreign sales and distribution strategies, and will represent UTA at this weekend‘s Circle Conference in Abu Dhabi where she is scheduled to participate in an agents panel.

Ronson joins senior agent David Flynn and agent Bec Smith who had packaged and represented films from the Coen brothers, Wes Anderson, Fatih Akin, Juan Carlos Fresnadillo, Jared Hess, Paolo Sorrentino, Oliver Hirschbiegel, Greg Mottola, Noah Baumbach, Charlie Kaufman, Alan Ball among others.

In her 11 years at William Morris Independent, Ronson helped to finance and secure distribution for more than 150 films and was involved in the financing, distribution and/or representation of more than 500 titles such as Thank You For Smoking, Monster‘s Ball, The Cooler, Rudo Y Cursi and Amreeka.

Earlier this year the film enjoyed a good commercial run drawing 40,000 plus admissions.

The film also represents Greece in competition at the upcoming Cairo International Film Festival.

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