Film Mode Entertainment is a leading worldwide sales agent and production entity, focusing on commercially driven feature films of all genres and budget sizes. Film Mode represents projects at all stages of the film-making process, often as Executive Producer, with the aim of helping our producers and distributors achieve maximum exposure for their films. Film Mode’s recent successes include SUGAR MOUNTAIN starring Jason Momoa, LITTLE PINK HOUSE starring two time Academy Award nominee, Catherine Keener and the SXSW official entry, THE GOOD NEIGHBOR starring the legendary James Caan. Upcoming productions include VIKING DESTINY starring Academy Award nominee Terence Stamp. In 2017, Film Mode launched DocMode to focus on award winning Documentaries that impact the world. Film Mode is based in Beverly Hills, CA. with a satellite office in New York City.

Our Team

Clay Epstein is President of Film Mode Entertainment. Prior to founding Film Mode in 2016, Epstein held the position of Senior Vice President, Sales and Acquisitions at Arclight Films. There he represented numerous high profile films including PREDESTINATION starring Ethan Hawke and JUNGLE starring Daniel Radcliffe. Before that he served as Vice President, Sales and Acquisitions at The Little Film Company, where he sold The Academy Award winning film TSOTSI and The Academy Award nominated THE LAST STATION starring Helen Mirren and Christopher Plummer.

In 2002, Epstein was a sales executive at First Look Studios, where he was solely responsible for all distribution of the company’s 300-plus title library. Clay started his career at Kushner-Locke after graduating with a BA in Film Production and a Minor in Italian Studies. He has served on the board of IFTA as an Executive Chair, and has taught and lectured extensively throughout the world including the New York Film Academy, and the AFM Producer seminars.
Brandon Baker got his start in New York working on feature films such as High Art and Fait Accompli, learning both the practical and creative aspects of the business. From there he dabbled as an assistant sound engineer at Broadway Video, but it was not until he moved to Los Angeles in 2000 that he really found his stride. While in L.A., Baker worked in the sales & acquisitions department at Myriad Pictures from 2000 to 2003, acquainting himself with domestic distributors, foreign buyers and the indie film markets & film festivals worldwide. Following that he did sales and acquisitions for MonteCristo Entertainment, Boll AG/Event Film and VMI while in New York; he is currently doing acquisitions and development for Film Mode Entertainment.

Baker returned to New York in 2005 and began to independently produce feature films as well as represent films for distribution plus he started up his own domestic video label - Mystic Pictures. Brandon has produced the feature films Fall Down Dead, Living & Dying, Hallow's End, and Bachelor Party Massacre. Some of the films he has secured distribution and/or sales agent deals for are King Cobra (Tribeca FF premiere), Backcountry (TIFF premiere), Jack Goes Home (SXSW premiere) He Never Died (SXSW premiere), Welcome to Willits, Wicked Blood, Chlorine, Love N' Dancing, The Alphabet Killer, Southern Belles, Good Day for It, The Killing Jar, The Attic and The Kill Hole. Brandon was an associate producer on BloodRayne, In the Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale, The Killing Jar and The Kill Hole. He executive produced King Cobra, Backcountry, Jack Goes Home, Welcome to Willits, The Alphabet Killer and Good Day For It; co-produced He Never Died, Wicked Blood, A Beautiful Life and Love 'n Dancing. To this day, Mr. Baker has produced, repped, acquired, sold, and distributed more than 100 feature films in his 15-year entertainment career.