Sales Consultant | Filmmaker | Author
Alec Trachtenberg is an independent film producer, author, sales consultant, and the founder and CEO of Coast ART Productions. Born and raised in New York, Alec has always had a passion for producing, sales, and entrepreneurship.
With over a decade of experience building and managing the sales teams of some of the most cutting-edge technology startups, Alec has worked with major companies, such as Airbnb, Sony Pictures, Netflix, and Amazon. He has directly generated millions of dollars in revenue for a variety of companies in the technology and entertainment sectors, including Surkus, MomentFeed, and Entercom. He has taken his sales knowledge and skills and written and published Lights, Camera, Sell: Sales Techniques for Independent Filmmakers, which teaches filmmakers the importance of adopting a sales mindset. He consults individuals and companies on how to generate more opportunities and revenue with the right type of clients.
Through his production company, Coast ART Productions, Alec has produced the international feature horror film The Cabin (2018). Alec holds a bachelor's degree in Communication Studies from Loyola Marymount University. He currently resides in Los Angeles, California.