Elizabeth Sheldon is the founding partner and Chief Executive Officer of Juno Films. She implements a collaborative approach with feature and documentary filmmakers and producers to secure funding and develop and execute bespoke all-rights releases.
Prior to launching Juno, Elizabeth was Chief Operating Officer of BOND/360 where she oversaw the release of such films as The Settlers, Strike a Pose, Karl Marx City and The War Show. Prior she was the Senior Vice President at Kino Lorber, Inc, a leading North American independent distributor of critically acclaimed films such as A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night, Jafar Panahi's Taxi, 5 Broken Camerasand A Touch of Sin.
She was Vice President at Lorber HT Digital where she launched the Alive Mind Cinema label. The early stage of her career was built in the educational market, where she oversaw acquisitions and business development for two of the leading North America educational distributors. She has been recognized as one of the '50 Most Powerful People' in the documentary world by POV, is the recipient of three NEH Grants for film development and is a frequent industry panelist and guest speaker.
Elizabeth spends her spare time as a competitive master rower. She earned her MA from Princeton University in German Studies and a BA from Mills College in Philosophy. She was the recipient of a Fulbright Scholarship and numerous grants for film development from the NEH and educational distribution from the Carnegie Corporation.