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Jeff Stabenau
Wednesday, 20 September 2017 - 8:00am
New York City
BAFTA New York is pleased to invite you to our breakfast series BREAKFAST BYTES, an informal conversation with experts in the expanding world of digital and interactive media. This month our guest speakers will be Nick Savva (Director of Content Distribution) and Jeff Stabenau (President) of Giant Interactive.

Giant Interactive is an award-winning digital media and technology company with studio facilities in NYC and LA. We are dedicated to providing seamless digital distribution services to filmmakers and content owners. 

Giant distributes movies & TV content to VOD and OTT platforms in the USA and worldwide, including iTunes, Amazon, Google Play, Netflix, Hulu, Vimeo, cable/sat/telco companies and many more.

With a technical approval rating of over 99%, Giant Interactive has been recognized by iTunes as an 'Apple Preferred' Aggregator and Encoding House. Giant Interactive was established in 2005.


Jeff Stabenau has been an entrepreneur in the technical services space for more than 15 years. Jeff was the founder and President of Crush Digital, the first DVD authoring company on the East Coast of the US. Also a pioneer in digital, Jeff went on to become the founder and Managing Director of Blink Digital, an Ascent Media company which was sold to Deluxe Entertainment Services Group in 2005.

As the founder of Giant Interactive, Jeff has helped define a leading-edge company possessing both technology expertise and a passion for great client service. Finding better ways to combine content with unique consumer experiences is the focus that drives Giant forward.

Director of Content Distribution

Nick oversees the digital distribution business at Giant Interactive. Prior to Giant, Nick spent 5 years leading content acquisitions and digital distribution at Tribeca Enterprises, the host company of the Tribeca Film Festival, established by Robert De Niro and Jane Rosenthal. Nick was also part of the development team for Tribeca Shortlist, an SVOD movie streaming service launched by Tribeca and Lionsgate Entertainment in 2015.

A passionate supporter of the independent and international film and TV industries, Nick has acquired and distributed hundreds of movies, documentaries and TV titles in multiple territories.