Angel Oak Films is a production and foreign sales company for film and television run by two industry veterans Pascal Borno and Alain Gillissen.
Pascal Borno is a seasoned entertainment executive with 35 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, 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. He also ran his own sales company, Conquistador Entertainment, where he, among other movies, helped putting the financing together for the Jennifer Aniston movie 'Cake'.
Nowadays Borno works 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 Angel Oak Films to assist in all aspects of production and distribution of independent features.