Sagewood Cinema Ventures LLC is a film buying service specializing in the exhibition of both independent and studio films. Doug Freed, founder of Sagewood Cinema Ventures LLC, has been involved in the marketing, distribution and exhibition of films for over 25 years. Doug was Director of Advertising for Fox Searchlight Pictures where he oversaw the advertising for that company’s first hit, The Brother’s McMullen. Later, he served as Vice-President and Co-Head Film Buyer at Landmark Theatres, the nation’s largest specialized film exhibitor. More recently, Doug worked as a consultant with Laemmle Theatres. Doug currently buys film for 141 screens in 23 locations.  His booking clients include Southern California-based Regency Theatres, South Korea-based CGV Cinemas, The Camelot Theatres in Palm Springs, and The Avalon Theatre on Catalina Island. Doug has also acted as a freelance distribution consultant. Doug distributed the critically-acclaimed and IFP Spirit Award-nominated Dahmer and handled film sales on the Sundance Award-winner Down to the Bone.