Just in time for SXSW, Byron Allen’s Freestyle Digital Media has promoted Bill Vergos to Head of Digital Film Distribution. He had been vice president of operations and sales since 2015.
In his new position, Vergos will continue to oversee the operations and sales of Freestyle Digital Media’s digital movie release slate and movie library. Based at AMG’s Los Angeles headquarters, he will also continue to lead film sales and distribution on transactional cable/satellite platforms.
A 20-year industry veteran, Vergos has over 30 film and television credits, including Catch me if you can, Rocky Balboa and The shaggy dog. He also served as Director of Product Management and Production at VDI Entertainment, where he managed and oversaw all content for the independent DVD publishing, marketing and sales organization with distribution in 25 countries.
“Bill Vergos is a valued member of our digital film distribution team,” said Allen, Founder, Chairman and CEO of Allen Media Group, owner of Freestyle Digital Media. “Bill is an excellent leader and well positioned to continue to grow our global distribution and content partnerships across all digital platforms.”
Vergos added, “We have all seen the digital space excel and evolve during the pandemic, and now more than ever there is a need for quality independent films. I look forward to working with our content partners as we grow the business both domestically and globally.