Ben Yennie

San Francisco, California
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I'm the CMO of ProductionNext.   I also rep Films through Guerrilla Rep Media, where I've secured distribution for about 12 films in the past 4 years.   I'm the author of the first book on film markets, The Guerrilla Rep: American Film Market Success on No Budget.  That book is used as a text in ten film schools, and is available at Amazon, Barnes and Nobles, and more than one hundred independent bookstores.  

Producer, executive producer, associate producer, and co-producer
Producer's rep

Recent journal entries

If you’re a filmmaker, you’re probably thinking about how you can get your next project made.  For your first few projects, that’s fine.  You’ve got to figure out what sort of stories you want to tell, and what your personal style is.  However, you should also be thinking about how to...
December 4, 2018
Last week I wrote about how despite this company being primarily run by two CisHet white guys, we still think that diversity in film and media is absolutely vital.  Well, the same is still true, but our advisory board is 100% female, so we practice what we preach when it comes to the topic of...
While we acknowledge that ProductionNext is primarily run by two CisHet White guys, we readily acknowledge that the lack of diversity in the film industry is a pretty major problem.  While as far as we can tell the diversity problem is generally trending in the right direction given the...
October 25, 2018