Brunner will focus on global film finance, packaging and distribution strategies for independent and co-financed feature films.
“Alex is a superb film executive whose experience and relationships throughout the global film community will greatly benefit our clients as we create the best financing and distribution options for their films,” said Rena Ronson, head of UTA Independent Film Group. “Alex is a great fit for UTA’s team-oriented culture, and we’re pleased he is joining the agency.”
Brunner was one of the original co-founders and deputy chief operating officer of Exclusive Media, which is known for the financing, production and global distribution of feature films and documentaries such as “Rush,” “End of Watch” and “The Ides of March.”
Before becoming deputy COO at Exclusive Media, Brunner was the company’s co-president of the international sales and distribution division, and prior to that, the SVP of production and Los Angeles operations.