Meet Our Management Team

Brett Lauter, Executive Vice-President

Brett has thirty years of experience in the film industry both as a sales agent for media properties and as the founder of four media distribution companies and one post-production services company. Brett received his B.A. with honors from Stanford University and his M.B.A. from UCLA Anderson School of Management.

Danielle Farmer, Executive Assistant

Danielle has a background in writing for film and television and is in charge of assisting the team members of Saga Films. Danielle received her B.A. in Radio-TV-Film from Cal State Fullerton.

Chris Goodman, Senior Manager of Sales and Acquisitions

Chris has spent over 10 years in Los Angeles working in entertainment. He is currently the Sr. Manager of Sales and Acquisitions at Saga Films and previously served as the Manager of International Sales at Expression Entertainment. Chris has produced and sold several feature films and worked with major distributors worldwide.

Lydia Ianni, Director of Acquisitions and Sales

Lydia Ianni is an experienced independent film acquisitions professional and is currently Director of Acquisitions and Sales at Saga Films. Prior to this position, she was the Manager of Acquisitions at Cohen Media Group, a leading independent U.S. distributor. She previously worked at Fierce Entertainment, a company that represented international distributors across Europe, Latin America and Asia. She received an M.A. in Critical Studies from the School of Cinematic Arts at the University of Southern California and is a Professional member of BAFTA.