Erica Motley, Adjunct Faculty
With over 20 years of experience in scripted entertainment, Erica Motley is an international acquisitions, packaging and financing expert. After working as an investment banker and receiving her MBA from Harvard, she began her film career as an international acquisitions executive at HBO, followed by roles at Fox and BMG. Later, she became the General Manager of IFILM, a digital startup that sold to MTV. Erica wrote the business plan and raised funding with LongAcre and 3I for Shine Group, where she became the General Manager and Head of Film.
As her career shifted into originally scripted television, she was one of the first executives to leverage independent film packaging in the direct to series model. She recently participated in the inaugural Sundance Episodic Story Lab as an Industry Mentor and is Executive Producer on the new TV series “Taboo” starring Tom Hardy.