The Executive Hour with Producer Alexia Melocchi

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Jason Mirch interviews Alexia Melocchi, a producer and film executive with more than more than 25 films and series credits to her name! With more than twenty years in the industry, Alexia has worked in nearly every aspect of the entertainment industry. Working at Little Studio Films since 2000, Alexia serves as Partner and Producer, involved in all aspects of company operations, including distribution and co-production deals, managing production activities, and film and television marketing. 

Little Studio Films, created by Alexia and Alexandra Yacovlef, is a multilingual boutique consulting, distribution and production company with an extensive background in all areas of the Entertainment Business. It provides services to a variety of clients including producers, production companies, authors, screenwriters, directors, international distributors and Wall Street Companies.

During the webcast, Alexia and Jason discuss her career, the state of the global markets, what types of scripts writers should be in the current market, how to find a producer and if the "dollar option" is really a good idea.  


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"This is great can’t wait to re-watch this." - Ryan

"Great insight into the global markets. Thanks for the information." - Pat S. 

"Thank you so very much! These sessions keep me going. Much love Jason for continuing to bring these great execs to us." - Imo C. 


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Reviews Average Rating: 5 out of 5

  • Producer Alexia Melocchi was so amazing. It was a great webinar and i really enjoyed watching watching her telling stories of old days on how the film business was and what 's trend today.

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