Speaker Ava Mustos



Ava Mustos

Associate Director, Acquisitions


Ava Mustos is Associate Director of Acquisitions at global film and TV studio FIFTH SEASON. She is focused on seeking out and securing best-in-category unscripted and scripted content for FIFTH SEASON’s global TV Distribution slate and financing projects at all stages of production.

Ava is focused on identifying breakthrough content and forging value-creating partnerships with industry-leading creators, producers, and IP owners. Prior to FIFTH SEASON, Ava was at BBC Studios for 7 years where she managed scripted acquisition for the distribution slate.

Originally from Toronto, Canada, Ava worked at Bell Media prior to moving to London in 2011 and has a decade of experience in acquisitions, co-productions, and content strategy.

Speaking on: Speed Meetings: Unscripted/Factual/Doc; Meet a Distributor; Going Global (Netflix - BANFF Diversity of Voices Session)

At the Banff Media Festival, we met with Netflix and took a ride up Sulphur Mountain on the gondola. That’s where we made the pitch.
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