Ayo Kepher-Maat

Director of Acquisitions
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. Company credits include the Sundance-winning APOLLO 11, CLEMENCY with Alfre Woodard, LUCE with Naomi Watts and Octavia Spencer, the Cannes nominated drama PARASITE, LITTLE MONSTERS with Lupita Nyong’o, the Sundance-winning drama drama MONOS, The Tribeca-nominated LITTLE WOODS and the Oscar-nominated drama BORDER. 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.


  • 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:

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

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