Emmy and Tony Award Disney Empire Disciple, Sjon Dowell is a senior Entertainment Industry executive who spent most of his career at The Walt Disney Company. As the Vice President of Distribution Finance & Planning at The Walt Disney Studios, he spent over 16 years as part of the team managing the financials and release strategy for each studio film including blockbusters Armageddon, Pearl Harbor, Finding Nemo, the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise, Toy Story 3, The Avengers and Iron Man 3. Based in London for four years as the division’s senior finance executive for EMEA, his international experience has provided him with a worldwide perspective in business. He helped to launch both DVD and Blu-ray formats and developed the financials for “Disney Movies Anywhere”, the Studio’s new digital platform. He is currently producing the feature film Angels in the Sky and is developing the animated series PiRoBots. Sjon received both his BA in International Studies and International MBA from Pepperdine University and completed further study in French at the University of Paris – Sorbonne.
New York New Works Theatre Festival aggregated many of Broadway’s prominent Producers as well as Emmy Award winners in the writing community to review and mentor some of today’s top aspiring writers in a Festival setting.
The dates are August 20,21,27,28 September 2,3,4,9