Liz Ogilvie


With over 15+ years experience working in the independent & documentary film marketing and distribution space, Liz Ogilvie’s focus is on brand partner and community outreach with digital marketing strategy for traditional and digital releases. Clients include Anna Deavere Smith's Pipeline Project for the HBO documentary Notes From the Field, Academy-Award winning creator John Ridley (12 Years a Slave) for his ABC News documentary Let it Fall, TCM’s SVOD platform FilmStruck, Eko a New York-based interactive/VR content creator, and launching the Think Film... the live action label for Film Roman the animation studio best known for The Simpsons and King of The Hill to name a few. 

Until recently she was the Director of Marketing and Strategic Partners at Fandor and run the LA office for the San Francisco-based SVOD platform for independent and world cinema. 

Before re-locating to Los Angeles, Ogilvie, co-owned and operated a New York-based company dedicated to strategic marketing and distribution for independent films called CrowdStarter. Among CrowdStarter’s clients were Warner bros Records, 20th Century Fox, SnagFilms, Wholefoods Market, Applegate Farms, and Ubic Media. She also managed outreach and marketing campaigns for documentaries such as Kent Jones & Martin Scorsese’s A Letter to Elia, Nancy Biurski’s The Loving Story, and many more.

Formerly, Ogilvie was the VP of Marketing at B-Side Entertainment an Austin-based company that used technology to discover, market, and distribute independent films. Based in the New York, Ogilvie spearheaded the marketing initiatives for the company. Before Ogilvie was the Head of Programming for the documentary film label Docurama Films® at New Video (now Cinedigm) the largest aggregator of independent digital content worldwide. There she was responsible for the acquisition & marketing of 24 new titles per year and a 250+ library.