Robert Kessel

Executive VP of Production and Acquisitions, Overture Films

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Former producer and acquisition executive for Hart Sharp Entertainment and Miramax; New York-based Executive Vice President of Production and Acquisitions for Overture Films

Robert Kessel on KCRW

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