Collaborative and transparent, The Exchange is a leading worldwide sales and finance company committed to creating strong relationships between filmmakers, film financiers and distributors through the exchange of product, information and commerce. Created by veteran sales executive Brian O’Shea, the company specializes in high quality, commercial films that appeal to North American audiences and the ever-evolving global film market. Over the past eight years, The Exchange has acquired, financed, produced and/or sold over 200 films ranging in budgets from $5 million to $90 million, including studio films from Disney, Sony, Fox, Paramount, Warner Bros., Universal, Amazon, and Netflix. Such films include Universal’s 2 Guns, starring Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg (sold in collaboration with the exclusive sales agent, Foresight Unlimited); Netflix’s Shimmer Lake, directed by Oren Uziel; 2018 Sundance Award Winners Blaze, directed by Ethan Hawke, and We the Animals, directed by Jeremiah Zagar; Sundance and Independent Spirit nominees and winners, The Killing of Two Lovers, Spree, Welcome to Chechnya, Dear White People, The Spectacular Now, Obvious Child, and Gleason.

Meet The Team

Brian O’Shea


Giovanna Trischitta


Nat McCormick

(EVP, Worldwide Sales & Distribution)

Ann Lee

(VP, Legal and Business Affairs)

Danny Gusman

(VP, Marketing & Distribution)

Caddy Vanasirikul

(VP, Acquisitions & Production)

Sophia Aronne

(Director, Sales & Distribution)

Sonia Konbrandt

(Account Manager)

Jordan Katz

(Coordinator, Acquisitions and Productions)

Davis Summers

(Executive Assistant)