16th Jun2020

The Filmmakers Podcast #167: Marc Goldberg, CEO of Signature Entertainment

by Phil Wheat

Here’s the latest episode of the The Filmmakers Podcast, part of the ever-growing podcast roster here on Nerdly. If you haven’t heard the show yet, you can check out previous episodes on the official podcast site, whilst we’ll be featuring each and every new episode as it premieres.

For those unfamiliar, with the series, The Filmmakers Podcast is a podcast about how to make films from micro budget indie films to bigger budget studio films and everything in-between. Our hosts Giles Alderson, Dan Richardson, Andrew Rodger and Cristian James talk how to get films made, how to actually make them and how to try not to f… it up in their very humble opinion. Guests will come on and chat about their film making experiences from directors, writers, producers, screenwriters, actors, cinematographers and distributors.


The Filmmakers Podcast #167: Selling, distributing & making movies with Marc Goldberg, Exec producer and CEO of Signature Entertainment

Exec Producer Marc Goldberg, CEO of Signature Entertainment and producer of movies including Final Score, The Courier, The Peanut Butter Falcon, American Woman, Robin Hood: The Rebellion, The Birdcatcher and Arthur & Merlin: Knights of Camelot has a chat with Giles Alderson from his home in LA.

They talk about acquiring and distributing films and the strategy behind producing movies, understanding the model and business of films and how a distribution company like Signature Ent. works. They also discuss the practical steps to distribution, the best way to approach distributors and producers such as himself & tips and tricks for filmmakers. Plus loads more.

Signature Entertainment was founded in 2011 by Marc Goldberg and has become one of the leading distribution companies in the UK. Having released over 800 films since its inception, Signature’s recent releases include the international breakout Shia LaBeouf drama The Peanut Butter Falcon, the acclaimed true story Mr Jones starring James Norton, Sienna Miller’s powerful drama American Woman and Daniel Radcliffe’s prison escape thriller Escape from Pretoria.

Follow The Filmmakers Podcast on Twitter: @filmmakerspod | @gilesalderson and the official website


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