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Finance in Motion was established in early 2008 by Karinne Behr, a film executive with 23 years of experience in film distribution and finance. Karinne has been involved in different facets of film production and distribution and worked on more than 30 films throughout her career , through foreign sales and tax incentives she was instrumental in securing film production loans in excess of 150 Millions.
Passionate about the industry, she quickly learned all facets of the film business and established strong ties with Foreign distributors, bankers, bond companies, high profile entertainment attorneys, and producers. She was President of Bauer Martinez Studios for 10 years , In 2009, she was hired as President of international distribution for Pangea Media Group and managed their large film catalogue and ran their Foreign sales division, their library included prestigious titles from Capitol Films, Think Film, Intermedia, Franchise, and UFO library.
She deals with a large network of foreign distributors all over the world, keeping current with their product needs, and market conditions and has attended all major film markets for the past 20 years. She is now working on the distribution of VIKTOR Starring Gerard Depardieu and Elizabeth Hurley on behalf of Saradan Media a foreign sales company in the UK headed by Lee Beasley and also represents film catalogues for various producers.
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Karinne was born and raised in the South of France where she studied at E.S.A.R.C (International Business School). She has been in the film Industry for more than two decades starting her career in Los Angles 20 years ago by working for a film production and distribution company. Passionate about the industry, she quickly learned all facets of the business and established strong ties with bankers, bond companies, high profile entertainment attorneys, and filmmakers.
She was President of Bauer Martinez Studios for more than nine years where her accomplishments included negotiating more than 23 film loans, pre distribution agreements with foreign and domestic distributors, and running the day to day operation of the foreign sales unit.
In early 2008 she gave up her full time position as President of Bauer Martinez Studios and created Finance in Motion LLC to bring her expertise in film financing and production to independent filmmakers. In September of 2009, she joined Pangea Media Group as President of International Distribution where she was responsible for overseeing the International Sales of more than a 1000 titles owned and produced by prestigious film companies such as Capitol Films, Think Film, Franchise, and Intermedia. In September 2010, she was offered the position of President of Sanborn Studios in Sarasota, Florida by successful Entrepreneur Ken Sanborn, who had sold his company Gyrocam to Lockeed Martin.
Karinne has Executive produced the following films: The Steam Experiment Starring Val Kilmer; The Flock Starring Richard Gere and Claire Danes; I Could Never be Your Woman Starring Michelle Pfeiffer, Paul Rudd and Saoirse Ronan; The Groomsmen Starring Ed Burns, John Leguizamo, Matthew Lillard, Donald Logue, Jay Mohr and Brittany Murphy; Irish Jam Starring Eddie Griffin and Anna Friel; Land of the Blind Starring Ralph Fiennes and Donald Sutherland; Wake of Death Starring Jean-Claude Van Damme; Citizen verdict Starring Armand Assante, Jerry Springer and Roy Scheider; Modigliani Starring Andy Garcia; The Defender Starring Dolph Lundgren and Jerry Springer.
Today while still developing projects with her Ken Sanborn through Sanborn Media Group , Karinne also is very involved in film distribution and film financing by providing her services to filmmakers through her company Finance in Motion. Karinne now shares her time between Florida and Los Angeles to fulfill all of her business needs.
She has been a speaker at many film finance panels, such as the prestigious ATLAS International Film and TV Finance Summit in NYC.View our advisory team
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We only accept project submissions from filmmakers who have at least 70% of their project funded and have a letter of intent from a meaningful commercial cast. We do not provide Bridge financing.
We will be happy to review and consider your project for representation if it is finished or meets the above submission criteria. Please note that we do not accept unsolicited materials.
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