Ayo Kepher-Maat

Director of Acquisitions
NEON
Sunday 5/5 @ 10:00am - 1:00pm PT

About Your Host

Ayo Kepher-Maat is Director of Acquisitions at NEON, an independent film distribution company. Upcoming releases include Apollo 11, Amazing Grace, The Biggest Little Farm, Wild Rose, and Luce. 

Ayo previously worked at Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, The Film Arcade, and Creative Artists Agency. Upon graduating from California State University, Northridge with a degree in Cinema and Television Arts, she interned at various film organizations including the International Documentary Association, Sundance Institute, and the 2013 Sundance Film Festival.

Ayo lives in Los Angeles, California and is obsessed with the 1978 film The Wiz starring Diana Ross.

HOW IT WORKS


  • After you sign up, you will receive instructions on how to submit your contact info or written pitch via the Material Submission Form.
  • Your material/contact submission is due as soon as you are ready, but no later than 2 hours prior to the start of the session.
  • You will receive this exec's feedback on your pitch within 5 business days following the session unless otherwise notified.

Cancellation Policy: You may cancel for a full refund up to 72 hours prior to the start of the session. Cancellations requested after this period will be ineligible for refunds.

Specializes in:


Features
  • Drama
  • Comedy
  • RomCom
  • SciFi
  • Action
  • Adventure
  • Fantasy
  • Thriller
  • Horror
  • Budgets to $10MM

Themes
  • Animation
  • Biopics
  • Coming-of-Age
  • Crime/True Crime
  • Documentary Adaptations
  • Dystopian
  • Female-Driven
  • Futuristic
  • High-Concept
  • Inspirational
  • LGBTQIA+
  • Political
  • Post-Apocalyptic
  • Psychological
  • Revenge
  • Road Trip
  • Romance
  • Socially Relevant
  • True Stories
  • Diverse Writers
  • Writers Over 40
  • Writers Outside LA

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