Conquistador Entertainment was founded in March 1993 as a foreign sales and distribution company for film and television product.  It also specializes in structuring complex international co-productions and is well versed in all tax incentives both foreign and domestic. 

To date,  Conquistador has sold more than thirty movies and has raised the financing for more than a dozen of those, most recently playing a pivotal part in providing completion funding for the Jennifer Aniston movie 'Cake'  and the Ethan Hawke project 'The Phenom'.


Pascal Borno
Alain Gillissen
Chief Operating Officer
Odette Anca Tyler

Pascal Borno


Pascal Borno is a seasoned entertainment executive with 30 years of experience in the areas of licensing, production and marketing of film and television properties worldwide.  He has held senior management positions at several companies over the years including six years with legendary producer Dino De Laurentiis as well as The Kushner Locke Company, Independent Pictures, a company owned by New Line Cinema, President of Sales at Arclight Films and was President of Sales at Corsan where he released movies like 'Third Person' by Paul Haggis starring Liam Neeson and 'Killing Season' starring Robert De Niro and John Travolta.

Nowadays Borno runs his own company, Conquistador Entertainment, out of Los Angeles and London and is a fixture on the International Film Festival circuit.

As an expert in his field, Borno has a solid track record of identifying marketable properties all over the world. His diverse background has enabled him to structure creative financing deals for film production, which has included international co-productions as well as ‘soft money’ deals. In addition, Borno is recognized on several international banks’ lists of credit worthy executives.  This background combined with his knowledge of bank financing and particularly off balance sheet finance, enables Borno and Conquistador to assist in all aspects of production and distribution of independent features.