Elizabeth SheldonElizabeth Sheldon is the founding partner and Chief Executive Officer of Juno Films. She implements a collaborative approach with  filmmakers and producers to develop and execute bespoke all-rights releases. Current film releases include Barbara Rubin and The Exploding NY Underground, Endzeit/Ever After, Arcadia and Shiraz: A Romance of India. 

Prior to launching Juno, Elizabeth helmed BOND/360 where she oversaw the release of such films as The Settlers, Strike a Pose, Karl Marx City and The War Show. Prior she was the Senior Vice President at Kino Lorber, Inc, a leading North American independent distributor of critically acclaimed films such as A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night, Jafar Panahi's Taxi, and 5 Broken Cameras

She has been recognized as one of the '50 Most Powerful People' in the documentary world by POV, is the recipient of three NEH Grants for film development and is a frequent industry panelist and guest speaker.

Elizabeth spends her spare time as a competitive master rower. She earned her MA from Princeton University in German Studies, her BA from Mills College in Philosophy, and was the recipient of a Fulbright Scholarship.

 See a list of select panels Elizabeth has moderated 

 

Alexander Kandaurov is the founding partner, President and Chief Operations Officer of Juno Films. Alexander’s background includes advertising to system architecture with a focus on development and implementation of Over-The-Top Content (OTT) delivery technologies. Alexander launched the VOD platform myfilmblog.com in 2007, where he successfully cultivated a high-level of user engagement and digital delivery direct-to-consumer. The online philosophy community portal Philospot.com generated over 30,000 visits per day. In 2014 Alexander launched Cinedu, which serves as a digital fulfillment platform to the educational market. 

Prior to developing technologies for seamless digital delivery, Alexander spent a decade in advertising on Madison Avenue as a Creative Art Director at Young & Rubicam New York, where he was part of a creative team behind the 110 million dollar account for Youth Smoking Prevention and was responsible for both print and video commercials for national TV, theatrical, Super Bowl and outdoor advertising in Europe. Prior to that Alexander was an Art Director at the New York advertising boutique Mad Dog and Englishmen.