Kristen Bedno is a diversified veteran of international and domestic marketing and distribution in the film and television space. She is currently the Vice President of Distribution and Marketing at Vision Films, overseeing producer and platform relationships and launching 2-5 films across VOD and DVD in the US and Canada each month along with spearheading national publicity, social media initiatives, and international VOD windows. In her seven years with Starz and Lionsgate, Bedno oversaw sales operations and international marketing and publicity strategies for the Worldwide Distribution group, launching Starz Original series such as Emmy® Award-winning Black Sails, Power (Executive Produced by Courtney A. Kemp and Curtis “50” Cent Jackson), The Girlfriend Experience (starring Golden Globe®-nominated actress Riley Keough), and Ash vs Evil Dead (created by legendary Director Sam Raimi) in all licensed territories.
Originally hailing from Southern Indiana, Bedno serves as the LDF Council Chair of the OTT.X Leadership Development Foundation and is a member of the Women in Film (WIF) and the National Association of Professional Women (NAPW). She also founded a weekly Clubhouse entitled “Demystifying the Film Biz“ and lives in Los Angeles, CA with her adoring husband Scott.