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Christopher Woodrow

Christopher Woodrow
Christopher Woodrow Headshot.jpg
Born (1977-07-19) July 19, 1977 (age 42)
ResidenceLos Angeles, California, USA
OccupationChairman and CEO

Christopher Woodrow is an American financier and businessman.

Career

Woodrow served as chairman and CEO at Vendian Entertainment[1][2] and Worldview Entertainment,[3][4] motion picture financing and production companies, which financed and produced over 30 feature films under his leadership.[5][6] His films, including Birdman, Black Mass and Hacksaw Ridge, have grossed in excess of $700 million worldwide, been nominated for 16 Academy Awards and won six Oscars including Best Picture. Variety named Woodrow as one of 10 Producers To Watch[7] in 2012, while Deadline named him as one of five Producers To Watch[8] at the Cannes Film Festival in 2013.[9][10][11]

Prior to this, Woodrow was managing director at Prospect Point Capital, an investment company focused on structured finance and venture capital opportunities in media and entertainment. He was previously a vice president at Citigroup Global Markets and worked in investment banking and asset management at Oppenheimer & Co.

Filmography

References

  1. ^ Jaafar, Ali (May 18, 2016). "Insiders And Vendian Entertainment Close Multi-Year, Multi-Picture Financing Deal – Cannes". Deadline. Retrieved September 13, 2018.
  2. ^ Kay, Jeremy (May 13, 2015). "Christopher Woodrow launches Vendian". ScreenDaily. Retrieved September 13, 2018.
  3. ^ Abrams, Rachel (May 16, 2013). "Worldview Nears $70 Million in New Coin (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. Retrieved September 13, 2018.
  4. ^ McClintock, Pamela (April 12, 2013). "Meet Sarah Johnson Redlich and William D. Johnson: Hollywood's Other Billionaire's Kids". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved September 13, 2018.
  5. ^ "Worldview Entertainment's film & fitness focus". Page Six. September 8, 2013. Retrieved September 13, 2018.
  6. ^ McClintock, Pamela (May 7, 2013). "Weinstein Co. Signs Major Deal With Worldview Entertainment (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved September 13, 2018.
  7. ^ Blair, Iain (December 5, 2012). "Woodrow: Finance wiz ties up 'Knot'". Variety. Retrieved September 13, 2018.
  8. ^ Tartaglione, Nancy (May 16, 2013). "Cannes: Producers To Watch". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved June 10, 2013.
  9. ^ "Cannes Must-See List: 8 Hollywood Players Reveal Their Picks". TheWrap. May 12, 2014. Retrieved September 13, 2018.
  10. ^ "Cannes Parties: 11 Hottest Invites at the Festival". TheWrap. May 15, 2014. Retrieved September 13, 2018.
  11. ^ "Inside amfAR's Cannes Gala With Leo Dicaprio, the Weinsteins, Justin Bieber and a $15 Million Wooly Mammoth (Photos)". TheWrap. May 23, 2014. Retrieved September 13, 2018.
  12. ^ Howard, Anne (August 1, 2018). "Entertainment Blockchain Platform, MovieCoin, Set to Launch Movie.io, an Interactive Platform for Movie Fans". The Scope Weekly. Retrieved September 13, 2018.
  13. ^ Jones, J.R. "The Neon Demon". Chicago Reader. Retrieved September 13, 2018.
  14. ^ Jaafar, Ali (July 24, 2015). "Johnny Depp's 'Black Mass' To World Premiere In Venice". Deadline. Retrieved September 13, 2018.
  15. ^ Chitwood, Adam. "Production Begins on Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu's Birdman Starring Michael Keaton". Collider. Retrieved July 2, 2013.
  16. ^ Kilday, Greg (May 14, 2013). "Al Pacino To Star in David Gordon Green's 'Mangelhorn'". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved June 10, 2013.
  17. ^ Yamato, Jen (November 6, 2013). "AFM: Michel Hazanavicius's 'Artist' Follow-Up 'The Search' Sells To Worldview". Retrieved November 28, 2013.
  18. ^ Tartaglione, Nancy (May 15, 2013). "Cannes: Worldview Backing Anne Hathaway In 'Song One'". Deadline. Retrieved June 12, 2013.
  19. ^ McNary, Dave (May 24, 2013). "Zach Braff's Kickstarter Campaign Closes With $3.1 Million". Variety. Retrieved May 25, 2013.
  20. ^ Vlessing, Etan (May 22, 2013). "Cannes: Lionsgate Takes U.S. Rights To 'Blood Ties'". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved June 10, 2013.
  21. ^ McClintock, Pamela (May 21, 2013). "Cannes: Reese Witherspoon Stars In Devil's Knot". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved June 10, 2013.
  22. ^ Kay, Jeremy (October 25, 2012). "Eli Roth Cements The Green Inferno Cast Ahead of Peru Shoot". Screen Daily. Retrieved June 12, 2013.
  23. ^ Debruge, Peter (May 24, 2013). "Cannes Film Review: 'The Immigrant'". Variety Magazine. Retrieved June 10, 2013.
  24. ^ Fleming, Mike Jr. (October 22, 2013). "IFC Acquires U.S. On Benicio Del Toro Pic 'Jimmy P'".
  25. ^ McNary, Dave (September 7, 2012). "Worldview on Board 'Joe': Drama Stars Nicolas Cage With David Gordon Green Helming". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved June 10, 2013.
  26. ^ Roxborough, Scott; Pamela McClintock (September 6, 2012). "Toronto 2012: Eli Roth To Produce Horror Film 'The Sacrament'". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved June 12, 2013.
  27. ^ McNary, Dave (September 13, 2013). "Toronto: Ti West's 'The Sacrament' Gets U.S. Distribution". Variety. Retrieved November 28, 2013.
  28. ^ Lodge, Guy (March 15, 2013). "Film Review – Welcome to the Punch". Variety. Retrieved July 2, 2013.
  29. ^ Change, Justin (September 8, 2011). "Killer Joe Review". Variety Magazine. Retrieved June 12, 2013.

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