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A highly experienced consultant for television and films, June Shelley recently served as Head of Sales & Marketing for RKO Pictures. She has negotiated worldwide sales of completed films and television projects from the RKO library. Shelley, who debuted as a child actress, has had a lengthy and colorful background across the entire scope of the entertainment industry.

Ms. Shelley rejoined RKO in 1995 after a stint at Moviecorp Holdings as Vice President, Sales & Marketing where she was responsible for all domestic and international sales and marketing as well as a production executive on several independent film produced by the company.
During her previous stay at RKO Pictures, Shelley supervised the international sales and marketing efforts for current RKO development projects and represented the company at AFM, Cannes, Mifed and the Shanghai Film Festival. Prior to RKO, Shelley worked variously as Director of Advertising/Promotion, Director Theatrical Sales, Advertising/Promotion for ABC Distribution over a period of more than a decade. She also represented ABC at Theatrical, Video and TV markets worldwide, traveling more than 100,000 miles each year.

Before joining ABC Distribution, Shelley lived in France, where she worked as Head of Protocal for MIP-TV, Midem and Vidcom and ran her own consulting firm specializing in music and film clients. She served as personal assistant to the Rolling Stones during their two year tax-exile She has written a book about her experiences with the Rolling Stones and her colorful life, "Even When it was Bad...It was Good". She was a consulting producer and appears in the 2000 Sundance prize winning documentary "The Ballad of Ramblin' Jack".

Before moving to France Shelley lived in Japan for several years, where she dubbed Japanese films into English, acted in Japanese films and wrote a column for an English language Japanese newspaper. She was also Shirley MacLaine's stand-in on the film "My Geisha" shot in Tokyo and Kyoto.

June Shelley served on the AFMA Board for six years and is currently a member of several committees. She is one of the chairs of The International Committee of Women in Film.



 

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