Speaker Janne Barklis
Film Packaging and Sales Agent
Janne Barklis is a packaging and sales agent at The Gersh Agency. She has worked for mini-major studios (Lionsgate, Pathé), foreign sales companies (Bankside Films, XYZ Films) and TV production companies (Dancing Ledge Productions) in both London and Los Angeles. She graduated from the University of Exeter and London Film School with a MA in International Film Business. Previous to a life in the film industry, she had a freelance career in theatrical production, journalism, and radio/podcasting which has given her a diverse sense of story. With stints living in the UK, Switzerland, and South Africa, she believes in the value of cross-cultural integration and is invested in international talent and global audiences.
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