CEO & Co-Founder, IndieFlix
Scilla Andreen is an award-winning producer and director as well as the CEO and co-founder of IndieFlix, a global subscription, streaming and screening service that focuses on content for a purpose. Scilla launched IndieFlix in 2005 as a DVD on-demand platform to serve independent filmmakers, amassing more than 10,000 titles from 85 countries and securing worldwide rights on a revenue share basis. In 2007, she transitioned the library to streaming delivery and created the Revenue Per Minute (RPM) model of paying filmmakers for every minute watched.
In 2016, she successfully pivoted the streaming service to be edutainment focused and IndieFlix now offers over 5,000 curated shorts, features, documentaries, and TV series. Scilla also created IndieFlix Originals, overseeing the production and streaming of IndieFlix original content to thousands of schools, corporations and communities in more than 50 countries, effectively connecting the off- and online worlds through film.
She is included in Variety’s Women’s Impact Report as an executive making a difference; a popular speaker at Sundance, Cannes, CES, SXSW, and Women in Film; and an Emmy-nominated costume designer who worked on the hit shows, The Wonder Years, Party of Five and Dawson’s Creek. Scilla is an award-winning director of social impact films, including The Upstanders and LIKE as well as a producer of Angst: Raising Awareness Around Anxiety, Screenagers, and Empowerment Project.
In 2012, Scilla founded the IndieFlix Foundation a 501(c)3 organization dedicated to addressing mental health, resilience and kindness in schools. The IndieFlix Foundation provides underserved communities with funding to access programing that opens up the conversation about mental health and shares vital tools and resources to keep the conversation going.
IndieFlix is headquartered in Seattle, WA with offices in Los Angeles and New York. Scilla is on a mission to change the world with film.