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See how Sanam H. helped Peace is Loud on a Public Relations Strategy project

Joanna H
Joanna H.
Volunteer Manager
Sanam H
Sanam H.
Volunteer
Matched on
May 11, 2015
Saved
$6,343
Hours Given
25 Hours
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What did Peace is Loud need?

Sanam helped Peace is Loud

Why is this project important?

This project will help us to tell a cohesive and engaging story about the many facets of our organization, including our Speaker's Bureau, film screenings, and social action campaigns.

This project will save us $6,343, allowing us to reach over 10000 people.

Posted By
Joanna H
Joanna H.
Volunteer Manager
Final Product
Strategic Plan
Cause Areas
Women's Issues
International Affairs
Peace is Loud
New York, New York, USA

What did Sanam have to offer?

Film Distribution and Marketing Professional

Sanam is the head and co-founder of Mara Pictures handling acquisitions, distribution, marketing and public relations. She has a MA in Media from SOAS, a BA in Communications from Bennington College, and an international background in film distribution.

Sanam’s strategic vision has led to strong global partnerships and the establishment of Mara Pictures as the pre-eminent distri...

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Film Distribution and Marketing Professional

Sanam is the head and co-founder of Mara Pictures handling acquisitions, distribution, marketing and public relations. She has a MA in Media from SOAS, a BA in Communications from Bennington College, and an international background in film distribution.

Sanam’s strategic vision has led to strong global partnerships and the establishment of Mara Pictures as the pre-eminent distribution company for independent Asian cinema in the UK.
She is now spearheading the launch of Mara Pictures Digital-the first official online UK platform specializing in indie content from Asia.

Key Highlights/Skills
• New Partner/Client Development & Film Acquisition - Paramount, Universal, Buena Vista International, Sony, Adlabs, UTV
• Marketing & Film Distribution - Traditional and digital channels (King Kong, Casino Royale, Mission Impossible 3, Pirates of the Caribbean, Bend It Like Beckham, Gangs of Wasseypur, The Reluctant Fundamentalist)
• Creative & Strategic Planning – Tailoring marketing campaigns to engage and reach target audiences; utilizing press and media, marketing materials, 3rd party promotions, special events and social media platforms
• Pitching & Presenting - Creating and presenting proposals to effectively develop business and raise investment
• Media & PR- Development and dissemination of press releases and securing media coverage- (Guardian, Independent, Al Jazeera, Hollywood Reporter, Variety, BBC, Sky News, ELLE) , developing industry and client relationships, managing press junkets and press screenings
• Management – Teams including junior staff and interns; budgets from shoe string to £200,000+
• Networking and international contacts -Bridge between the East and West film industries
• Digital - Digital distribution, marketing and advertising


Skills
Communications
Public Relations
Experience
  • Excellent writing and editing skills
  • Understanding of PR planning
  • Experience as a communications consultant or PR Professional
Sanam H
Sanam H.
Volunteer
None, United Kingdom

What did they have to say?

Sanam was incredible to work with--responsive, knowledgeable, passionate about our organization's issues, and extremely thorough in providing us with a PR strategy. I highly recommend her!

Joanna H

Joanna H.

Volunteer Manager

About Peace is Loud

Peace is Loud is a nonprofit organization founded by filmmaker and philanthropist-activist Abigail Disney that works to inspire people everywhere to create a culture of peace.
Fun Fact

Fun Fact

We share a passion and vision for inspiring positive change in the world. Our individual talents range from ballet to filmmaking, poetry, debate and long-distance running.

This is the 1st project posted by Peace is Loud.

Total Saved
$18,005

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