Lionsgate CEO Jon Feltheimer reassured shareholders on Tuesday that the studio behind "Twilight" and "Orange is the New Black" will be able to take advantage of the technological changes upending the media business. His remarks come as the summer box office has hit its lowest levels in nearly two decades, and as streaming services such as Netflix continue to build their audiences, providing compelling alternatives to tradition cable services. Lionsgate has weathered the headwinds better than some, it scored with...
As Chairman & CEO of Brillstein Entertainment Partners, Jon Liebman oversees the management and production company. With a client list that includes Brad Pitt, Eva Longoria, Rob Lowe, Apolo Ohno, Randy Jackson, and Nate Berkus, Liebman is well-versed in business and legal matters. He also is on the board of directors at the National Archives Foundation.
Additionally, Liebman served as an executive producer on television series including “Ringer” with Sarah Michelle Gellar, “Resurrection” with Omar Epps, and, most recently, Netflix’s reality show “Chasing Cameron” with Cameron Dallas. He also executive produced “In Memoriam: New York City 9/11/01,” an HBO documentary that raised over a million dollars for 9/11 victims.
Liebman joined the company in 1998 as Vice Chairman of Samsax Inc., the parent company of Brillstein-Grey Entertainment (the company’s previous moniker). Liebman also held the title of Vice President of Brillstein-Grey Entertainment. Liebman became CEO after Brad Grey left to run Paramount Pictures in 2005. Liebman helped negotiate the transition and helped rebrand the company as Brillstein Entertainment Partners.
Prior to joining Brillstein, Liebman was a partner for thirteen years at New York law firm Parcher, Hayes, & Liebman. Before that, he was Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York under Rudolph Giuliani. Four years later, he was appointed Deputy Chief of the Criminal Division. He began his career as a clerk for United States District Judge Leonard B. Sand in Manhattan. Liebman graduated from Yale College in 1981 and from Yale Law School in 1985.