founder & CEO, ro*co films educational & co-founder Film Platform
ro*co films educational & Film Platform
Annie Roney is the founder and CEO of ro*co films, operating four divisions: ro*co films international, ro*co films productions, ro*co films digital and ro*co films educational. She is co-founder of Film Platform.
ro*co films international distributes feature documentaries to all forms of media outside the US.
As a direct content distributor for the global territories of iTunes, Amazon and Netflix, ro*co films digital takes their films directly into the digital marketplace.
After creating and launching The Documentary Film Club for the Oprah Winfrey Network, ro*co films productions now focuses on raising production funds for their clients, as well as sourcing documentaries for adaptation to feature films.
In North America, ro*co films educational creates proactive screening campaigns around the semi-theatrical and educational distribution of a powerful collection of curated films. Film Platform is the division’s global streaming platform allowing students and faculty to access and actively use the most notable documentaries and narrative films of our time.
Since founding ro*co films in 2000, ro*co has distributed award-winning docs including fifteen Oscar-nominated feature documentaries, such as Born Into Brothels, Hoop Dreams, Jesus Camp, Pray the Devil Back to Hell, Gunner Palace, The Weather Underground, Promises, Street Fight, No End in Sight, Hoop Dreams, The Devil Came on Horseback, How to Survive a Plague, The Invisible War, Blood Brother, Particle Fever, After Tiller, The Internet’s Own Boy, E-Team, The Case Against 8, Inequality for All, Girl Rising, Miss Representation, Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief, Cartel Land and The Hunting Ground.
ro*co’s credo of service and accountability to filmmakers has helped establish ro*co films, and its collection of films, as one of the most highly respected and trusted companies among filmmakers and media buyers worldwide.
Saturday, June 25
5:30 PM – 7:00 PM