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Consulting Services

We help filmmakers sell their films to international distributors. With over 40 years of industry experience, we are considered the best-connected and most experienced film industry consultants available.​


Independent & international: Thierry Frémaux (Cannes Film Festival Executive Director), Peter Belsito (SydneysBuzz), Col Needham (Founder and CEO of IMDb), Sydney Levine (SydneysBuzz) & Jérôme Paillard (Cannes Marché du Film Executive Director).

Acquisitions Rights Reports

Our reports cover the film industry business of buying, selling and financing films, regional distribution issues, festival strategy worldwide and other requested research. 


SydneysBuzz: The Blog

The blog focuses on international film industry developments. It analyses the international film market for buyers, sales agents, filmmakers, film festivals and distributors.



Film Business Education

Courses on international film sales, domestic distribution and marketing are rarely if ever offered at film schools. Our curriculum addresses this.


​The Cannes Film Festival Marche, Toronto International Film Festival, the Berlinale’s European Film Market and Talent Campus, have all used the services and courses of Sydney Levine.


LatinoBuzz: New Book

Sydney Levine's Spanish abridged version of her book Iberoamerican Film Business: By Country (Cine Iberoamericana por Pais), University of Guadalajara Press in partnership with Festival Internacional de Cine en Guaalajara, is now available as an eBook here PLUS two free chapters and case study submissions. Watch for the full-length English version this fall!



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