Erica is a film consultant at Terbish Partners in New York where she packages projects for international producers and advises clients on digital distribution strategies.
Her clients include:
She was formerly Vice President of International Acquisitions at United International Pictures (the international joint venture between Paramount, DreamWorks & Universal). During her tenure, she was an integral part of the UIP worldwide distribution team. Erica evaluated scripts, acquired films and provided financial projections for each country’s manager. She attended local and international film markets as well as managed relationships with sales agents, producers, writers and directors. Acquisitions included: Elite Squad, Brazil; Torrente 3, Spain; Step Up, Europe; Vinicius, Brazil; Old Boy, Spain.
Prior to UIP, Erica was the head of the film group for Shine Entertainment and an acquisition consultant for Gold Circle Films. Whilst at Shine, Erica wrote the business plan and raised funding from the 3I venture capital partners.
Erica has also worked at Fox where she launched channels and negotiated deals with film studios, international sales agents and independent producers. As VP of Programming at Bertelsmann, Erica structured studio output deals, managed original productions and developed programming strategies for German Pay-TV. She later acquired content from emerging broadband companies at IFILM.
Erica began her film career as an international acquisition executive at HBO after two years on Wall Street and a Harvard MBA.