gail gendler

Founder
Buffalo Girl Productions LLC

Successful content acquisitions executive, with 15+ years working in senior roles at iconic TV channels and digital start-ups.

Full Bio
Experience

Sundance Channel L.L.C. April 2003 - Present

Senior Director, Acquisitions

April 2005 - present

Director, Contract Administration April 2003 ˝ April 2005

Negotiate, draft and manage all subsequent steps through mutual execution of all acquisition agreements for all acquired content (250 titles annually) and for feature length documentaries and original television series for original programming department

Liaise with studios, sales agents, filmmakers and attorneys each stage of each deal

Attend film festivals, including annual attendance at Sundance Film Festival meet industry contacts and develop relationships with content providers

Review acquisition submissions and provide recommendations for programming slate

Excellent ˝grace under fire˝ skills in managing a multi-task position



Sundance Channel L.L.C. & Showtime Networks Inc.

Director, Rights & Clearances

March 2000 ˝ April 2003

Hired as Manager in 2000, promoted to Senior Manager in 2001 and promoted to Director in 2002

Professional Credits
Sundance Channel domestic, AMC Networks + Sundance Channel Global, Showtime, IFC, NBC Olympics
Content Types
Documentary, Narrative Features, Episodic Comedy/Sitcom
Occupations
Acquisitions, Consultant, Distributor
Business Types
Digital, Networks, TV Network
Other Countries Worked In
none
Other Languages Spoken
none
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