Through expert analysis, innovative strategy, and the vigorous deployment of wide-ranging arsenal of marketing tools, Feldman has contributed to the successful introduction of scores of noteworthy independent and major studio feature films.
Among these are Ridley Scott's Gladiator, Sam Mendes' American Beauty, Alan Pakula's Sophie's Choice, Spike Lee's She's Gotta Have It, Steven Spielberg's Schindler's List, Hector Babenco's Kiss of the Spiderwoman, John Huston's The Dead, Oliver Stone's Wall Street and David Fincher's The Game.
Prior to forming Uptown Group, Feldman was a senior marketing executive at Universal Pictures. At the studio he worked on a diverse schedule of successful movies, including In the Name of the Father, Reality Bites, The Little Rascals, Beethoven's Second, The Flintstones, Junior, and The River Wild.
In 1993 Universal received a record 23 Academy Award nominations, including 11 for Spielberg’s Schindler’s List and seven for Jim Sheridan’s In the Name of the Father.
He has been a consultant to the Sundance Film Festival, to prominent producers including Robert Redford, Ed Pressman, and Saul Zaentz, and to influential companies including Zoetrope Studios, Broad Green Pictures, BMW, Island Pictures, Warner Home Video, American Ballet Theater, DDB Needham Worldwide, Arriflex Corp., and the William Morris Agency.
Feldman has spoken or moderated seminars at the Sundance Institute and Sundance Film Festival, as well as at the Toronto and Cannes’ festivals.
He is a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, where he serves on the Foreign Language Film Committee, and also a member of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts.
Feldman has written articles for Variety, The Hollywood Reporter, and op-ed pieces for the Los Angeles Times.
He has been an adjunct professor of marketing at USC’s Peter Stark Producing Program and was invited by the Motion Picture Association to teach movie marketing to young producers in Brazil and Mexico City.