Speaker Marina Cordoni

Speaker Marina Cordoni


Marina Cordoni

Founder and Lead Producer

MCE (Marina Cordoni Entertainment)

Marina Cordoni is the Founder and lead Producer of MCE Inc., a Toronto based company that develops & produces original content as well as providing boots-on-the- ground production services for the feature film, television, and digital industries.

Previously, Cordoni worked for various entertainment companies including the film division of PolyGram Filmed Entertainment, where she handled pre-sales and completed picture sales in various foreign territories on major independent hits including '4 Weddings and a Funeral', 'Dead Man Walking', 'Fargo' and 'Sleepers'.

Recent Producer credits include the latest feature from award winning director Gail Harvey, ‘Never Saw It Coming’ (based on the Linwood Barclay novel, starring Emily Hampshire and Eric Roberts) and ‘American Hangman’ directed by Wilson
Coneybeare (starring Donald Sutherland and Vincent Kartheiser). Her Executive Producer roles include ‘Blood Honey’ from auteur filmmaker Jeff Kopas (starring Shanae Grimes and Gil Bellows) and Jason Priestley’s feature directorial debut: ‘Cas
and Dylan’ (starring Richard Dreyfuss and Tatiana Maslany).

In 2017, Cordoni and L.A. based Reynolds Entertainment partnered to build a bridge between the US creatives and the Canadian production landscape. Recent credits include Love on the Air (Hallmark, Entertainment One). Projects in development include “Fear the Worst” penned by Linwood Barclay based on his internationally successful novel, to star Jason Priestley and “Wanda Woman” written by Canadian east coast author Bridget Canning based on her award-winning novel “The Greatest Hits of Wanda Jaynes” and to be directed by TIFF alumni Gia Milani (“All the Wrong Reasons”).

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MCE provides a focused and dedicated approach to the various stages of feature film production: from creative development, pre-production financing negotiations, in the trenches producing, to foreign sales of finished picture and theatrical domestic releasing. Aside from optioning creative materials in-house, we work with other production companies and independents as hired Producers and Business Consultants.

Speaking on: Pitching a hit: how to attract attention from agencies and distributors at the development stage; Post-session Chatroom: Pitching a hit: how to attract attention from agencies and distributors at the development stage

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