Media congloms like cable giant Comcast are increasingly turning to leaders with a new constellation of business skills, who can anticipate, navigate and respond quickly and boldly to the seismic…
Jean-luc De Fanti
Dire predictions swirled around this year's slate of pricey pics. Now, after a number of colossal flops, Hollywood is left to wonder if its swing-for-the-fences paradigm has struck out.
Industry expands in emerging world markets
When it comes to financing movies, the tables have turned.
As tentpoles take over the Hollywood development slate, a host of moneymen --from private equity players to high net worth individuals -- has taken up the slack, financing and developing pics to fill…
A native of France with a masters in science from MIT and an MBA from Harvard, De Fanti teamed with former CBS and Sony exec Jeff Sagansky in 2007 to found Winchester Capital Management, which…
Long a staple of the feature world, independent financing is finally trickling into television.
Cardboard characters and severe problems of tone fatally flaw this awkward relationship drama.
Eva Mendes, Josh Hartnett and Ben Kingsley will topline helmer Jonathan Jakubowicz's "Queen of the South" (La reina del sur), an adaptation of the bestseller by Spanish author-journo Arturo Perez…
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