Michael Rosenberg
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Imagine Entertainment

Michael
Rosenberg

Co-Chairman

As co-chairman of Imagine Entertainment, Rosenberg has long worked closely with co-founders Brian Grazer and Ron Howard on creating business plans and strategizing for the show-biz stalwart’s future. He joined the company as vice president of marketing and distribution in 1988. Ten years later, he became president. During his tenure, he has supervised the marketing, publicity and distribution for films including “A Beautiful Mind,” “Friday Night Lights,” “8 Mile,” “The Da Vinci Code” and “Frost/Nixon.” Prior to Imagine, Rosenberg was president of the Saul Zaentz Production Company, which produced such Oscar winners as “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” and “The English Patient,” and executive vice president of Fantasy Films. Over the years, he has been actively involved with several philanthropic organizations.

Career

  • AMERICAN MADE
  • SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY
  • THE SPY WHO DUMPED ME

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Q&A

What’s the best piece of advice you’ve been given in your career?

“To go outside my comfort zone. To constantly try to disrupt the traditional way of doing things.”

What or who inspires you?

“I have been inspired by Saul Zaentz who always made his choices by the power of the the material and at his own expense, and Brian Grazer who expands his knowledge by meeting new and interesting people outside of our core business.”

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