Josh Levin

Head of Sales and Acquisitions

Passion River Films

Josh Levin is the head of Sales and Acquisitions at Passion River Films, and the former general manager of West End Cinema in Washington, DC.  He has been a film distribution executive, documentary film producer and art house cinema operator, as well as a professor of film distribution, marketing and finance at New York University and American University.

Josh is a former Chief Marketing Officer at Film Movement, the New York-based art house cinema distributor, where he created and managed marketing, advertising and publicity campaigns for over 25 feature films released to the theatrical, festival, institutional, home video and television markets. He ha worked on films featuring Philip Seymour Hoffman, Elliot Page, Sandra Oh and Rose Byrne, and from top award-nominated directors Deepa Mehta, Joseph Cedar and Scott Hamilton Kennedy.

As a filmmaker, Josh has produced or executive produced five documentary features, including CORMAN’S WORLD: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel (Sundance and Cannes, 2011, national theatrical release, broadcast by A&E) and CAPE SPIN: An American Power Struggle (IDFA 2011, Film at Lincoln Center Art of the Real November 2012, platform theatrical release, broadcast by Link TV).

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