Delbert Whetter

Producer & Head of Business Affairs / Board Member
Exodus Film Group

Delbert Whetter is the Chief Operating Officer and Head of Business Affairs for Exodus Film Group. He has served as the lead business affairs executive for numerous entertainment and digital content providers for nearly two decades. Delbert has negotiated talent and production agreements including acquisition, development, and film financing arrangements, and licenses of intellectual properties. He has worked on Exodus animated features,IGORThe Hero of Color City, and Bunyan & Babe, receiving Co-Executive Producer credit on Exodus’ two recent films. Delbert earned his law degree from the George Washington University Law School in Washington, D.C., and his MBA from Pepperdine University’s Graziadio School of Business and Management.

Delbert serves on the Board of Directors of RespectAbility, a national non-profit organization that works with Hollywood to promote inclusion, representation, and authentic portrayals of people with disabilities in media. He also serves on the Disability Advisory Board of SFFILM. He was appointed in 2018 by the City of Santa Monica to serve a four-year term on its Disabilities Commission.

He is frequently engaged to consult, speak and conduct trainings at numerous entertainment studios, companies and organizations including Hollywood, Health & Society, Walt Disney Studios and affiliated film/television entities, NBC, DreamWorks Animation, Netflix, and Six Flags Theme Parks.

Delbert is currently producing Flash Before the Bang, a live-action narrative feature film based on a true story about an all-deaf high-school track & field championship team (Film Independent 2018 Producing Lab, 2019 PGA Power of Diversity Master Workshop, 2019 SFFILM Rainin Grant recipient, & 2019 WGA Disability Scene), and Live at the Deaf Club: The Story of Punk Rock at the San Francisco Deaf Club, a documentary about the legendary 1970’s punk rock venue (2020 California Humanities Grant recipient).

Sessions in which Delbert Whetter attends

Tuesday 25 September, 2018

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9:00 AM
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9:15 AM
9:15 AM
10:00 AM
10:00 AM
  • Pulling Back the Curtain
  • Signup required
  • Pickford Center for Motion Picture Study - Linwood Dunn Theater
  • 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM  | 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Interactive Workshop
    SustainabilityTransparencyFilmmaker OnlyEmerging
1:45 PM
1:45 PM
3:15 PM
3:15 PM
5:00 PM
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Wednesday 26 September, 2018

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9:00 AM
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11:30 AM
11:30 AM
1:30 PM
1:30 PM
3:45 PM
3:45 PM

Thursday 27 September, 2018

Time Zone: PDT/(GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)
9:00 AM
9:00 AM
  • Keynote: Orwa Nyrabia
  • Signup required
  • Pickford Center for Motion Picture Study - Linwood Dunn Theater
  • 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM  | 30 minutes
  • Keynote
    CreativitySustainabilityTransparencyInternationalASL AvailableClosed CaptionedEmerging
9:45 AM
9:45 AM
11:45 AM
11:45 AM
2:00 PM
2:00 PM
  • The Ramp Less Traveled
  • Signup required
  • Pickford Center for Motion Picture Study - Linwood Dunn Theater
  • 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM  | 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Panel
    CreativitySustainabilityTransparencyASL AvailableClosed CaptionedEmerging
4:00 PM
4:00 PM
5:45 PM
5:45 PM
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