ABOUT US

our story

L.B.Y.L. Films has become a force in the entertainment industry in just one decade since its inception. The professional staff at LBYL is committed to making quality films and offering an increasing library with all varieties of films to its viewers. In addition, our sales and distribution force is highly skilled to engineer the perfect market strategy for all of our client’s needs.  We seek the promotion of positive, forward thinking projects that will make our world a better place in which to live.
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Headquartered in NYC

Conveniently located in the heart of Greenpoint, Brooklyn
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Meet The Team

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Salim Khassa

Founder
LBYL FILMS is a full-service enterprise encompassing both production and distribution of movies worldwide. Starting over than 15 years ago, producer/director Salim Khassa has spearheaded the effort to create a high quality enterprise that is headquartered in New York City. LBYL has produced over a dozen films and documentaries under its own film umbrella, and simultaneously has been a presence at the world’s premiere film festival and markets to promote its vast library of all film genres.

Jay Patel

Partner and Manager
Jay Patel is a businessman and movie producer who has the ability to bring people together from various backgrounds and assist in creating valuable, long-lasting partnerships to the table. His years of experience inspired Jayant to write an auto-biographical book about his American experience. He has assembled a team of experienced, savvy entrepreneurs, a marketing team with industry experience necessary to fully realize the potential of this project.
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Jay Patel

Partner and Manager
Jay Patel is a businessman and movie producer who has the ability to bring people together from various backgrounds and assist in creating valuable, long-lasting partnerships to the table. His years of experience inspired Jayant to write an auto-biographical book about his American experience. He has assembled a team of experienced, savvy entrepreneurs, a marketing team with industry experience necessary to fully realize the potential of this project.
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NADIA RIVAS

Digital Marketing
Nadia Rivas is a digital marketing expert with extensive experience in social media marketing. She has a Bachelor Degree in Advertising, and since she has been working on digital marketing and social media strategies for very well-known brands around the world. She currently works at JWT Argentina as a digital project leader, and in the past she did digital marketing for Unilever and Euro RSCG. Some of her current and past clients include Budweiser, Nokia, Kraft, Nestle, Trident, Halls, among others. She has also won several awards in different Latin American festivals like FIP and Diente.

Nandrin Louis

Media Marketing
Nandrin Louis is currently the Chief Operations Officer of Wall Street Oasis. One of the largest online financial communities. Since graduating with a degree in Marketing in 2004 Nandrin has been working in the ecommerce and internet marketing fields and has experience and training with all facets of internet marketing, including SEO, google analytics and advertising, social media marketing and content management. In his current role he oversees a team of 40 writers, 30 interns and 60 campus reps for a wide range of digital marketing projects for a website that averages 20,000 unique visitors and 100,000 pageviews per day.
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Nandrin Louis

Media Marketing
Nandrin Louis is currently the Chief Operations Officer of Wall Street Oasis. One of the largest online financial communities. Since graduating with a degree in Marketing in 2004 Nandrin has been working in the ecommerce and internet marketing fields and has experience and training with all facets of internet marketing, including SEO, google analytics and advertising, social media marketing and content management. In his current role he oversees a team of 40 writers, 30 interns and 60 campus reps for a wide range of digital marketing projects for a website that averages 20,000 unique visitors and 100,000 pageviews per day.
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Allyson Imhoff

Marketing Assistant
Elizabeth is expertly qualified in the nuances of boutique marketing globally for recognized fashion brands as well as working knowledge of worldwide film production companies. Miss Farhart’s Masters degree in Foreign languages combines with her expertise in Business Management. She has knowledge of a dozen languages and is fluent German, Danish, English, Italian and French, and she has also served as a language instructor for the Berlitz Company.

Sarah Roberts

Representative
Sarah Roberts comes to LBYL Films as a Representative at many of our Film Festivals. Sarah has years of professional experience under her belt at film production level, and studied at The University of Colorado in Boulder where she received her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Film Studies.
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Sarah Roberts

Representative
Sarah Roberts comes to LBYL Films as a Representative at many of our Film Festivals. Sarah has years of professional experience under her belt at film production level, and studied at The University of Colorado in Boulder where she received her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Film Studies.
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Izumi Sakamoto

Marketing Assistant Representative
Izumi Sakamoto is Highly Polished Marketing Assistant representative at many International Film Festivals.

Marketing teams & Festivals

Our Marketing team will assist you in achieving all of your distribution Goals, providing all our talent and energy to deliver success. We offer a broad range of distribution options that you can customize to fit your strategy. Whether your movie is a small budgeted destined straight to DVD or you want to have a theatrical release or your strategy is to target multicultural audiences, we have you covered. Let me know if you have any questions.
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