Debbie Vandermeulen, founder of Fusion Features, is an international industry executive, producer, and former radio show host. Debbie globe trots around the world assisting filmmakers turn their ideas into cinematic entertainment. Her achievements have earned her recognition in film festivals across the globe, in particular, Cannes, Sundance and Toronto. Debbie’s passion for bringing stories to life is evident by her involvement in all areas of film production, including development, financing, post-production, marketing and distribution.
Tune in for a dose of inspiration. Debbie shares the value of investing in people. In her career she has learned kindness can go a long way and seemingly random connections can turn into life long industry relationships quite easily. As she advises first time filmmakers about finance, development and marketing of projects, she also explains the importance of managing perspective, perception and expectation in the process.