Gathr Films today announced Jake Craven has been promoted to President. Since joining Gathr in May 2013, he has helmed the development of Gathr’s Acquisition Department and has led the acquisition and Gathr’s distribution for such films as The Square, Frame By Frame, Can You Dig This, Consumed, Minimalism: A Film About The Important Things, Awake: The Life Of Yogananda and Beyond The Mask.
Previously, as Head of Acquisitions and Business Affairs, Jake was responsible for the feature film slate of Gathr Films. He participates in and manages the negotiation and documentation of all of Gathr’s film and social impact activities as well as educating filmmakers and industry professionals on Gathr’s unique distribution model through public speaking engagements at festivals and events around the country. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Legal Studies from UC Santa Cruz and a law degree from Southwestern Law School.