Director, Acquisitions, SONY Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions

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Alex Zahn is Director of Acquisitions for Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions (SPWA). Since joining the division in 2013, Zahn has been involved in the acquisition and production of films such as DOPE, which he helped bring to Director¹s Fortnight in Cannes 2015, PREDESTINATION starring Ethan Hawke, and most recently BLEED FOR THIS starring Miles Teller, executive produced by Martin Scorsese. Zahn is also overseeing the production of several Spanish-language productions for Mexico and the United States.

Prior to joining SPWA, Zahn worked in casting at Fox, and with Avy Kaufman in New York, where he helped cast films including SALT, TAKING WOODSTOCK, & JACK GOES BOATING.  Zahn also helped cast the 2011 Sundance Next section film RESTLESS CITY, directed by Andrew Dosunmu and shot by Bradford Young.

Zahn graduated from Cornell University with a Bachelor’s degree in Applied Economics & Management.  He currently resides in Los Angeles.

 

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