FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Factory Film Studio Announces New Director of Acquisitions

TORONTO, March 5, 2015 – Factory Film Studio is pleased to announce the appointment of Hessam Ghorbanian as the new Director of Acquisitions.

Mr. Ghorbanian is a distribution strategist specializing in the acquisition of special interest/genre films (domestic & international) for exploitation to niche audiences in North America.

Mr. Ghorbanian founded ParastooFilm Inc., a Toronto based film distribution company in 2009. He acquired and/or released internationally acclaimed foreign language films as well as Canadian feature films with Cineplex, Empire Theatre and AMC theatres in major cities across North America.

Mr. Ghorbanian also specializes in online Video-on-Demand platform exploitation and has enabled media and broadcast companies to maximize their viewership and monetization of licensed video content.

As a consultant, guest speaker and workshop leader at Humber College, LIFT, Hot Docs, he has advised filmmakers, content owners and industry professionals on best distribution practices and solutions. Mr. Ghorbanian is a former business analyst at eOne.

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