Schaffer is responsible for overseeing Screenvision’s network of exhibitor partners as well as network operations, including content distribution. The Screenvision network totals over 14,500 screens nationwide, and is comprised of over 150 exhibitors.
Schaffer is also responsible for the growth of the Screenvision network and oversees the signing of all long-term contracts, including with its ten largest exhibitor partners: AMC (formerly Carmike Cinemas), Marcus Theatres, Harkins Theatres, National Amusements, Malco Theatres, Premiere Cinemas, B&B Theatres, Studio Movie Grill, Frank Theatres, and Reading Entertainment which have an average term remaining of 15 years.
Additionally, Schaffer is responsible for providing enhanced solutions for exhibitor partners through strategic alliances with a variety of companies in the broader exhibition space. This includes overseeing Screenvision’s Event Cinema division, which encompasses distribution of a variety of programs such as performing arts, anime, documentaries, and music.
Schaffer has been with Screenvision for over 25 years, and has held various positions across the company. She is currently the Chair of Screenvision’s Exhibitor Advisory Panel. For her contributions to exhibition, Box Office named her one of its leading Women in Exhibition and Distribution, and she was named one of Celluloid Junkie’s Top 50 Women in Global Cinema – 2017. Most recently, Schaffer was inducated in the ShowEast Hall of Fame, Class of 2017.
Schaffer holds a Bachelor Degree in Marketing and Art History from Syracuse University.