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Picturehouse is a Los Angeles-based content marketing and distribution company led by CEO Bob Berney and COO Jeanne R. Berney. The company acquires, markets and distributes global content across all platforms. Originally formed in 2005 as a joint venture between Time Warner’s HBO Films and New Line Cinema, the Picturehouse brand has a long history of storied excellence.



Chief Executive Officer

Bob Berney, CEO of Picturehouse, is a leading figure in the world of global content distribution. He is known for his strong relationships with filmmakers and industry executives along with having a keen eye for content and extraordinary marketing acumen. The stories he has helped shepherd to the screen since 2000 have amassed more than $1 billion in domestic box office, won multiple Academy Awards® and made an enduring impact on the cultural landscape. In addition to Picturehouse, Berney co-founded and operated four of the most successful independent film distribution and marketing companies: FilmDistrict, Apparition, Newmarket Films and IFC Films. In 2015, he became head of marketing and distribution for Amazon Studios. Berney is a member of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences (Executive Branch), the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) and the European Film Academy.


Chief Operating Officer

Jeanne Berney, COO of Picturehouse, is an experienced entertainment and brand marketer. Skilled at reaching diverse audiences, her career includes Miramax Films, Savoy Pictures, Rysher Entertainment and FilmDistrict. Along with her team, her campaigns have won numerous awards including two prestigious “Key Art” awards for the films DRIVE and THE RUM DIARY. She ran the Film and Digital Entertainment Group at Rogers and Cowan and built a client base including studios, production companies and brands like SKYY Vodka and Microsoft. She served as Director of Public Relations and Marketing at the Film Society of Lincoln Center overseeing the Society’s year round content programming including the New York Film Festival. Ms. Berney is a member of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences, the European Film Academy and a Board member of The American Friends of Film at TIFF.


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Creative & Marketing

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  • Paid Media
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  • New Formats

Audience Engagement

  • Genre Specialists
  • Multicultural
  • Experiential/Events
  • Tastemakers/Influencers


  • Acquisition
  • Development
  • Production

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Feb 9, 2024

Actor Ezekiel Pacheco takes on a role that resembles some of the immigration struggles he faces in real life. ABC’s Armando Garcia sits with him to discuss his first lead role in “At The Gates.”

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Picturehouse Sets Spring Release For Documentary ‘Carol Doda Topless At The Condor’

Jan. 26, 2024

Picturehouse will release the documentary, Carol Doda Topless at the Condor, exclusively in theaters on March 22 in New York and San Francisco, followed by a March 29 debut in LA, with a further breakout to 40-plus markets.

Industry execs offer insight on the film industry, future of Sundance

Industry executives John Sloss, Bob Berney, and Richard Lorber discuss the state of the film industry and how it has changed with regards to buying and selling at festivals. They also talk about the films they are most excited about for this year’s Sundance, then give their thoughts on the future of the festival.

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Christopher Nolan Charms Sundance, Denies Being “Independent Filmmaker” and Recalls How “No One Wanted” Seminal Film ‘Memento’

Christopher Nolan calls out Bob Berney in this Hollywood Reporter story.

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