STEVEN SHAPIRO is the President and Chief Operating Officer for Das Films, overseeing all areas of development and production for the company’s slate of film and television projects. Prior to entering the film business, Mr. Shapiro was a Senior Marketing Representative for Fortune 100 company, Aetna, also ranked one of Fortune’s Most Admired Companies in the World. He is a member of the Director’s Guild of America, and has brought over two dozen films to fruition as a Producer, Line Producer, Assistant Director, UPM, and production accountant. In addition to the projects outlined here, Mr. Shapiro’s credits include ALBANIAN GANGSTER, which premiered in AMC theaters Fall 2019, under their exclusive AMC Independent banner, THE QUARRY, a 2020 SXSW selection distributed by Lionsgate, starring Michael Shannon and Shea Whigham, WINTER’S BONE, the 2010 Sundance Film Festival Grand Jury Prize winner and recipient of four Oscar nominations, including Best Picture, starring Jennifer Lawrence, and RED DOORS, the winner of the Best Narrative Feature Made in New York Award at the 2005 Tribeca Film Festival, among others. Mr. Shapiro has produced music videos and commercials for major brands and record labels, and received his BS from Syracuse University and his MBA in Finance from the Leonard N. Stern School of Business at New York University.