Collbaborative 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 four 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, and Universal. Such films include Universal’s 2 Guns, starring Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg (sold in collaboration with the exclusive sales agent, Foresight Unlimited); Sony’s, A Street Cat Named Bob, directed by Roger Spottiswoode; 2013 Sundance Award Winner The Spectacular Now starring Miles Teller and Shailene Woodley and directed by James Ponsoldt;  The Last Five Years, starring Anna Kendrick and Jeremy Jordan and directed by Richard LaGravenese; Sundance and Independent Spirit award winner, Dear White People; and Obvious Child, starring Jenny Slate.

Meet The Team

Brian O’Shea




Nat McCormick

(EVP Worldwide Distribution)

Ann Lee

(VP, Legal and Business Affairs)

Danny Gusman

(Director, Marketing & Promotions))

Caddy Vanasirikul

(Director, Acquisitions)