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Preferred Content is a Film, Television & Digital sales, production and advisory company.

Preferred Content specializes in the sale and financing of narrative and documentary filmed entertainment content. We work with North American, Worldwide and international distribution entities to maximize the value of feature length films and episodic series. 

 

Our Services

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content sales

We are one of the leading producers' representatives of narratives, documentary, episodic series and short form content.  Our customers range from all-rights theatrical distributors to non-linear VOD platforms. 

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PRODUCTION

We are one of the premiere packagers of creative and financial elements for fiction and non-fiction content. Our work ranges from attaching talent to securing financing and distribution for your project.

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MEDIA ADVISORY

We are one of the key consultants to equity and debt financiers who produce and monetize content.  Our clients include equity investors, private lenders, documentary funders and content distributors.

Our Team

 
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KEVIN IWASHINA

Founder & CEO

Iwashina was a senior agent in the Independent & International Film Group at the Creative Artists Agency (CAA) before founding Preferred Content in 2010.  He currently serves as the Chairman of the Board of the Coalition of Asian Pacifics in Entertainment (CAPE) and is a member of the Board of Director of the International Documentary Association (IDA).  Iwashina holds a B.A. in English Literature from U.C.L.A. He is from Los Angeles, California and began his career in the mailroom of the United Talent Agency (UTA).

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ZAC BRIGHT

Vice President, Worldwide Sales

Bright oversees the team responsible for fiction and non-fiction content seeking distribution. Prior to joining PC, Bright spent a year in CAA's Digital Content Packaging group, which exposed him to the world of non-traditional content financing, packaging, distribution and monetization.  He graduated from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University and was raised in the Catskill Mountains region of upstate New York.

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ABBY DAVIS

Vice President, Non-Fiction Content

Davis assembles creative & financial elements for PC’s original documentary features and non-fiction series.  She regularly attends documentary film festivals and markets such as Camden, HotDocs, IDFA, Sheffield, True/False and CPH: DOX. Davis started at PC as the assistant to the Founder & CEO. Davis graduated from Western Michigan University near her hometown of Saginaw, Michigan.

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ADAM GALEN

Director, Fiction Content

Galen packages creative & financial elements for fiction long-form and episodic projects.  He is present at all of the major film festivals and markets such as Sundance, SXSW, Tribeca, Toronto, AFM, EFM and the Cannes Market. Galen started his career as the assistant to the Founder & CEO. He graduated from Arizona State University and is originally from Phoenix, Arizona. 

DANIEL HYMAN

Manager, Worldwide Sales

Hyman represents leading documentary and narrative features seeking distribution at the leading domestic film festivals such as Sundance, SxSW, Tribeca, Telluride and Toronto. Prior to Preferred Content, Hyman produced independently financed features DIAL A PRAYER and DARKNESS RISING. Hyman previously worked in Capital Markets in New York City, consulting for the financial institutions JP Morgan and BNP Paribas. Hyman graduated from Cornell University with a degree in Economics.

 

Our Films

Some of our selected sales and production titles

28 HOTEL ROOMS

28 HOTEL ROOMS

78/52

78/52

ALL THINGS MUST PASS

ALL THINGS MUST PASS

ANOTHER EARTH

ANOTHER EARTH

BLOOD BROTHER

BLOOD BROTHER

FINDING OSCAR

FINDING OSCAR

FRANK & LOLA

FRANK & LOLA

GHOST TEAM

GHOST TEAM

HERE ALONE

HERE ALONE

I'LL SEE YOU IN MY DREAMS

I'LL SEE YOU IN MY DREAMS

JIRO DREAMS OF SUSHI

JIRO DREAMS OF SUSHI

LAZER TEAM

LAZER TEAM

LONG NIGHTS SHORT MORNINGS

LONG NIGHTS SHORT MORNINGS

THE NIGHTMARE

THE NIGHTMARE

ORANGE SUNSHINE

SMALL TOWN CRIME

SMALL TOWN CRIME

THE OTHER ONE: THE LONG STRANGE TRIP OF BOB WEIR

THE OTHER ONE: THE LONG STRANGE TRIP OF BOB WEIR

THE TRUTH ABOUT EMANUEL

THE TRUTH ABOUT EMANUEL

RICH HILL

RICH HILL

UNREST

UNREST

 

Our Partners

Some of our select distribution partners

 

Our Collaborators

Some of our select Agency, Publicity, and Legal collaborators