Carter founded Shorts International in 2000. Coming from a background in both investment banking and law, Carter has made Shorts International the world's leading short movie Entertainment Company, functioning as distributor, broadcaster and producer.

Carter has extensive experience in short movie production and short movie entertainment. He is a voting member of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts and a member of the Short Film and Feature Animation Branch of The US Academy of Motion Pictures, Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) – the guys who pick the Oscars.

Carter, originally from Terre Haute, Indiana, received a B.S. from the U.S. Air Force Academy, a J.D. from Georgetown University, is a member of the New York Bar and attended the London Business School Corporate Finance Evening Program.


Mr. Sorte is Executive Chairman of Morgan Joseph TriArtisan and has over 35 years of industry experience. Prior to co-founding Morgan Joseph, he was President of New Street Advisors LP. He previously held various positions at Drexel Burnham Lambert, including Co-head of Investment Banking and Chief Executive Officer, and started his career as an investment banker at Shearson Hammill. Mr. Sorte received his MBA from Harvard and both BA and ME degrees from Rice University. He is a member of the Board of Directors of Vail Resorts Inc. and Shorts International Ltd.


Born in Wyoming, USA, a former lawyer and economist, now an entrepreneur and investor with over 30 years experience in the fields of cable, telephony, broadband, satellite and wireless technologies. Co-founder of UIH, better known as Liberty Global Inc. today. Mark specialises in managing business development, acquisitions, finance and investments.

As Founder of Schneider Media & Holdings Group LLC, Mark invests with other associate entrepreneurs in new business, principally in media, communications distribution, content and technology.


John Brohel is Senior Vice President, International Finance at AMC Networks and oversees all financial and IT functions of the AMCN International business units – including the AMC and Sundance Global brands. AMC Networks is the award winning cable television programmer behind the enormously successful Walking Dead franchise as well as iconic shows such as Mad Men, Breaking Bad, and Better Call Saul. AMC International’s portfolio consists of 65 channels broadcast in over 130 countries around the world. The portfolio includes channels across six different genres: Movies, Entertainment, Sports, Children’s, Lifestyle, and Factual.

John joined AMC Networks from Leftfield Entertainment, the leading independent producer of unscripted television programs in North America, where he held the role of CFO and assisted the company in its sale to ITV, prior to his departure. Prior to Leftfield, John was SVP, Finance at HIT Entertainment, the leading independent children’s content provider best known for pre-school properties such as Thomas & Friends, Barney, and Bob the Builder.

John has an MBA from the University of Notre Dame and a BS from Fitchburg State University.

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