Jeffrey Fabian Winter, Co-President (Principal) comes to New American Vision with a background of more than fifteen years in the film industry, including significant experience in production, distribution, marketing, public relations, programming, film acquisitions, and film sales.
As co-president of New American Vision since 2004, Jeffrey has worked on the marketing and distribution of many hundreds of film titles across a spectrum of theatrical, non-theatrical, film festival, DVD, and digital platforms. Principal clients during this period have included the Los Angeles Film Festival (LAFF); AFI FEST; Skirball Cultural Center; the International Documentary Association (IDA); Mexico's Gussi Films; the world's largest catalogue of LGBT-themed films, Wolfe Releasing; as well as numerous independent films. A brief overview of recent titles include the Sundance doc THE END OF THE LINE, Gussi's TIRED OF KISSING FROGS, HANNAH FREE starring Sharon Gless, Dee Mosbacher's doc TRAINING RULES, PERSEPOLIS by Marjane Satrapi, YOUNG @ HEART by Stephen Walker, Roadside Attractions' CARAMEL, and many others.
Since 1999, Jeffrey has also served as a panel programmer of the Sundance Film Festival's "New Frontier on Main" section (formerly known as the Digital Center), working in the areas of new media, new technology, and the applications for the independent filmmaking industry.
Prior to NAV, Jeffrey managed U.S. strategic investments and U.S. production, acquisitions & distribution for the largest media conglomerate in Spain, under the well-known banners Sogepaq, Sogecable, and Sogecine. Representative films he has worked on during this period include THE OTHERS (directed by Alejandro Amenábar and starring Nicole Kidman); THE SEA INSIDE (2005 Oscar winner for best foreign film); Alfonso Cuaron’s Y TU MAMA TAMBIEN; Julio Medem’s SEX & LUCIA; and many others. During this period, Jeffrey has also developed, produced, and distributed several independent films under the independent banner of Maxmedia and Masquerade Films, including ground-breaking Korean animation feature SKY BLUE, which premiered in the 2004 Sundance Film Festival.
Jeffrey is the former principal of the San Francisco-based film/video production company Please Louise Productions, where he directed and produced commercial video for numerous companies including Microsoft, Lucas Films, and the California Bar Association; and created/produced the 38-part documentary series FLIQ VIDEO, in association with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and The United Way.