Bennett Pozil
Courtesy of East West Bank
United States

East West Bank


EVP / Head, Corporate Banking

Overseeing entertainment lending, Pozil has financed countless hours of streaming fare in China for shows on iQiyi, Youku, Tencent and Mango TV, to name a few, along with such English-language produc­tions as Roland Emmerich’s sci-fi epic “Moonfall,” Starz show “Heels” and Tyler Perry’s feature “Jazzman” and hundreds of hours from his own TV series. The bank also arranged funds for “The Plane,” starring Gerard Butler; Robbie Williams biopic “Better Man”; psychological thriller “Mothers’ Instinct,” with Anne Hathaway and Jessica Chastain; and James Gray’s “Armaged­don Time.” He also led East West’s lend­ing in ad tech, agenting and structuring facilities for VideoAmp, Channel Factory and Nativo.  


  • East West Bank
  • Natixis
  • CES Asia


  • California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo (CA, USA)

Variety Honors

  • 2017 Variety500 Honoree
  • 2018 Variety500 Honoree
  • 2019 Variety500 Honoree
  • 2020 Variety500 Honoree
  • 2021 Variety500 Honoree


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