Leading Distribution Partners (LDP) was formed by the executives behind Timeless Pictures and Howard Braunstein Films, in a bold move into direct global licensing of their original content. By partnering together, they are better able to deliver a diverse catalogue of content for buyers around the world. Their many years of experience and hundreds of films produced ensures high-quality programming for the international market.

Leading Distribution Partners launches with a varied slate, including based-on-real-life thrillers, rom-coms, holiday movies, and cozy mysteries. Each of Leading Distribution Partners’ movies are either completed and available to air in 2023 or are in Post-Production to be delivered by the end of the year (2023).

Leading Distribution Partners has partnered with Gavin Tyler Reardon, an experienced and prolific entertainment executive with nearly 40 years in the industry. As President of Global Distribution for Leading Distribution Partners, he will be instrumental in licensing our stellar content to broadcasters and platforms, for audiences around the world.

As always, Leading Distribution Partners is committed to produce a diverse variety of high quality content to meet the changing needs of the markets and are currently developing new and exciting TV Movies, Feature Films and Series.

Our Team


Gavin Tyler Reardon

President of global distribution

Gavin Tyler Reardon, an entertainment executive with thirty-eight years of experience in international production, licensing and marketing of film and television programming, has been appointed as President of global distribution with the newly formed Leading Distribution.

In the fifteen years prior to joining Leading Distribution, Mr. Reardon headed Sales and Co-Productions for Incendo, the Canadian production and distribution company known for the groundbreaking Netflix series “Versailles.” Mr. Reardon was President of IM Global Television in 2008 to 2009, and from 2005 to 2008, was President of …and Action! Distribution, a coventure with renowned German television producer Action Concept. For eight years prior, Mr. Reardon was President of GRB Entertainment. He spent three years as Vice-President of MTM International Distribution where he was responsible for the distribution of primetime U.S. network and first run syndicated series and also spent three years at Republic Pictures International Television where he represented a library of over 1500 classic, and award winning films.

Mr. Reardon started his career as a talent agent at the MGA Agency. He lives in Laguna Niguel, California.


Howard Braunstein


Howard Braunstein from Howard Braunstein Films, Ltd., is a two-time EMMY AWARD nominee, and received his bachelor’s degree in Communication Studies at UCLA and his Master’s Degree from the USC Annenberg School for Communication. He has produced over 150 television films and six limited series for the television. His first feature film credit is THE INFORMANT! staring Matt Damon and released by Warner Bros. Pictures. Projects that Howard has been involved with include the television series WILL for TNT, which revolved around the early life of William Shakespeare; the one hour series THE CLIENT LIST, starring Jennifer Love Hewitt, for Lifetime Television; CERTAIN PREY, based on the best-selling series of crime novels by John Sandford, starring Mark Harmon for USA Network; SIMONE BILES: COURAGE TO SOAR and THE MEMORY KEEPER’S DAUGHTER, both for Lifetime Television, the later being EMMY nominated for outstanding movie-for-television; the HAILEY DEAN MYSTERIES, a series of two hour movies for Hallmark Channel; the multiple
EMMY-nominated ELVIS, a CBS Television mini-series event starring Golden Globe winner Jonathan Rhys Meyers in the title role of the legendary King of Rock & Roll; FIRST DO NO HARM starring Meryl Steep and RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN’S SOUTH PACIFIC starring Glenn Close for ABC Television; ICEBOUND, starring Susan Sarandon, based on the #1 best-selling book about Dr. Jerri Nielsen; and THE ROSA PARKS STORY, a winner of the NAACP Image Award for outstanding television movie, featuring Angela Bassett in the title role.


Alexandre Coscas


Alexandre Coscas’ extensive background in the TV & Film industry started in writing, having graduated from the University of Southern California with a degree in English, Creative Writing. His first job in the entertainment business was as a freelance reader for MGM/United Artists and since then Alex is a successful independent Executive Producer. His background includes but is not limited to, being a Creative Executive and Production Executive at Nu Image (one of the world’s largest independent production, finance, and foreign sales companies), and MPCA as their SVP of Production and Development.

Entrepreneur at heart, Alex created various prosperous companies over the years. In 2014, Alex founded Storybox Entertainment, an international sales production & development company. StoryBox was the exclusive sales agent for all of Hallmark Channel / Crown Media owned content (since 2015) and was sold to The Hallmark Channel after over 65 films since its inception. More recently, Alex has focused on producing and developing many different television movies and series based on formats, books, graphic novels and other IP, along with a healthy independent film slate. He is always on the lookout for new exciting content to sell worldwide rights to and develop.


Michael R. Goldstein


Michael R. Goldstein is an independent television and film producer whose credits include Still Star-Crossed and Scoundrels for ABC, Secrets in the Walls for Lifetime, 44 Minutes: The North Hollywood Shootout for FX, Four Minutes for ESPN, the docu-series, Caesars 24/7, for A&E Television and a number of movies for The Hallmark Channel including A Harvest Wedding, You’re Bacon Me Crazy, A Little Christmas Charm, A Harvest Wedding, and Pearl in Paradise. He currently has more than two dozen projects in development both in the U.S. and around the world with networks including, ABC, Fox, Bravo, Netflix, Hulu, The Disney Channel, and The Hallmark Channel.
In addition to his work in film and television, Michael is an entrepreneur who has created, consulted, and been a board member for several businesses and charities in a variety of industries. Michael started his first company right out of college and later sold it before working in advertising at DMB&B. He soon transitioned to the entertainment industry before creating his own production companies, always yearning to keep his entrepreneurial spirit alive.


Ben C. Silverman


Ben C. Silverman is an entrepreneur focussed in the entertainment space. His feature films include Goon (Canada’s highest grossing Canadian film of the year), Summerhood (Best Feature Film at the Canadian Comedy Awards), At First Light (SXSW world premiere). Ben has produced 30 tv movies to date. He volunteers in various capacities with the Whistler Film Festival, including providing formal mentorship for the Indigenous Filmmaker Fellowship program. He is a long-time sponsor of Women In Film and a dedicated anti-racist and LGBTQ+ rights advocate.

Ben is a principal in the Vancouver based production company Timeless Pictures. He is founding partner in the literary management company, Navigation Media Group and the Executive Chair of the Toronto based feature film distribution company, levelFILM. Ben also heads one of Canada’s largest talent agencies, Integral Artists which has offices in Vancouver and Toronto and represents writers, directors, production talent and on camera talent. Ben is a recipient of BC’s Top 40 Under 40 business award (BIV Magazine, 2019) and is a proud alumnus of the NSI Features First program and the UBC creative writing program.