Founded in 2011 by veteran film sales executive Brian O’Shea, The Exchange has rapidly grown into one of the leading international sales and distribution companies in the world. Specializing in high quality, commercial films that appeal to North American audiences and the global film market, The Exchange is dedicated to providing an unparalleled level of service and maximizing the sales potential of its films. Collaborative and transparent, the company fosters strong relationships between filmmakers, film financiers and distributors through the exchange of product, information and commerce. In just a few years, The Exchange has acquired, financed, produced and/or sold over 25 films ranging in budgets from $5 million to $90 million, including studio films from Disney, Sony, Fox, and Universal. Films include Universal's 2 Guns, starring Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg; A24's Sundance acquisitions The Spectacular Now, starring Shailene Woodley and Miles Teller, and Obvious Child, starring Jenny Slate; (sold in collaboration with the exclusive sales agent, Foresight Unlimited); Netflix’s Shimmer Lake, directed by Oren Uziel; 2018 Sundance Award Winners Blaze, directed by Ethan Hawke, and We the Animals, directed by Jeremiah Zagar; Sundance and Independent Spirit nominees and winners, The Killing of Two Lovers, Spree, Welcome to Chechnya, Dear White People, and Gleason.