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Cmg’s Giulia Prenna Wins 2018 Cinando Awards’ Best Seller Contest

Giulia Prenna, an executive sales and acquisition consultant at Cinema Management Group, won the Best Seller Award at the 3rd Cinando Awards’ Best Seller Contest, which took place May 15-16 at the Cannes Film Market.

Prenna was among eight up-and-coming sales executives who pitched from a choice of two first feature projects, Sylvain Robineau’s French comedy “Sabine” and Fisnik Maxhuni’s “Syzygy,” a Swiss-Kosovo production, to a panel of international buyers. The Honor Prize was awarded to runner-up Anil Ravdjee, a sales executive at WestEnd Films.

The competitors pitched to a jury of prestigious distributors and producers, including Michel Merkt, from Monaco’s Knm, Jakub Duszynski of Poland’s Gutek Film, Elba McAllister, owner of Cineplex in Colombia, and Cyril Burkel of France’s Metropolitan Filmexport.

Cannes Film Market executive director Jerome Paillard praised Prenna’s award-winning pitch, noting that “what makes a good sales agent [is] the capacity to take…

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