President, Search Engine Films
John Bain recently started up Canadian distribution company Search Engine Films. Prior to that, he was Senior Vice President, Acquisitions and SVP, Distribution at Maple Pictures. Some of his acquisitions include “Drive”, “Our Idiot Brother”, “Winter’s Bone”, “Hurt Locker”, “The Men Who Stare at Goats, “Hunger”, “Biutiful”. He held a wide range of jobs in Distribution, culminating in SVP, Distribution, at Lions Gate Films before it spun off the Canadian operations into Maple. He has MBA and BFA (Film Production) degrees from York University.