Jonathan Barkan

Jonathan Barkan

Distributor and Film/theatre Journalist

Toronto, Canada

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July 2020
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About Jonathan

I began my work in the horror community as a writer for the music section of Bloody-Disgusting, the internet's #1 site for all things horror. After rising up to become the Music Editor, I started writing for other sections of the site, ultimately becoming the Managing Editor. In late 2016, I left Bloody-Disgusting and moved to Dread Central, once again as Managing Editor, although this time I was also a part of the Dread Central Presents label (which was powered by Epic Pictures Group), assisting with the acquisition/distribution team in identifying good films for our label.

I spent 2.5 years with Dread Central and Epic Pictures Group, where I helped with the acquisition of multiple titles, including Harpoon, Black Site, Book of Monsters, and more. I then transitioned fully to the film industry side of things by becoming the VP of Acquisitions and Distribution for Feature Films at The Horror Collective in October of 2019.

My next goal is to move into development and production, so I'm always looking for the next exciting voice!

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