Christopher Woodrow

Christopher Woodrow is an American businessman, financier and movie producer. He is the founder and chairman at Media Capital Technologies, a global entertainment company focused on strategic investments in premium content and intellectual property.

Christopher Woodrow
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Born (1977-07-19) July 19, 1977 (age 43)
OccupationChairman
OrganizationMedia Capital Technologies

CareerEdit

Woodrow co-founded and served as chairman and CEO at Vendian Entertainment[1][2] and Worldview Entertainment,[3][4] motion picture financing and production companies. These companies financed and produced over 30 feature films.[5][6] The films, including Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) 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]

Prior to this, he founded and was managing director at Prospect Point Capital, an investment company focused on structured finance and venture capital opportunities in media and entertainment. Woodrow was previously a vice president at Citigroup Global Markets and worked in investment banking at Oppenheimer & Co. He performed his undergraduate studies at the University of Alabama.

FilmographyEdit

ReferencesEdit

  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. ^ Jones, J.R. "The Neon Demon". Chicago Reader. Retrieved September 13, 2018.
  12. ^ Jaafar, Ali (July 24, 2015). "Johnny Depp's 'Black Mass' To World Premiere In Venice". Deadline. Retrieved September 13, 2018.
  13. ^ Chitwood, Adam. "Production Begins on Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu's Birdman Starring Michael Keaton". Collider. Retrieved July 2, 2013.
  14. ^ Kilday, Greg (May 14, 2013). "Al Pacino To Star in David Gordon Green's 'Mangelhorn'". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved June 10, 2013.
  15. ^ Yamato, Jen (November 6, 2013). "AFM: Michel Hazanavicius's 'Artist' Follow-Up 'The Search' Sells To Worldview". Retrieved November 28, 2013.
  16. ^ Tartaglione, Nancy (May 15, 2013). "Cannes: Worldview Backing Anne Hathaway In 'Song One'". Deadline. Retrieved June 12, 2013.
  17. ^ McNary, Dave (May 24, 2013). "Zach Braff's Kickstarter Campaign Closes With $3.1 Million". Variety. Retrieved May 25, 2013.
  18. ^ Vlessing, Etan (May 22, 2013). "Cannes: Lionsgate Takes U.S. Rights To 'Blood Ties'". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved June 10, 2013.
  19. ^ McClintock, Pamela (May 21, 2013). "Cannes: Reese Witherspoon Stars In Devil's Knot". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved June 10, 2013.
  20. ^ Kay, Jeremy (October 25, 2012). "Eli Roth Cements The Green Inferno Cast Ahead of Peru Shoot". Screen Daily. Retrieved June 12, 2013.
  21. ^ Debruge, Peter (May 24, 2013). "Cannes Film Review: 'The Immigrant'". Variety Magazine. Retrieved June 10, 2013.
  22. ^ Fleming, Mike Jr. (October 22, 2013). "IFC Acquires U.S. On Benicio Del Toro Pic 'Jimmy P'".
  23. ^ McNary, Dave (September 7, 2012). "Worldview on Board 'Joe': Drama Stars Nicolas Cage With David Gordon Green Helming". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved June 10, 2013.
  24. ^ Roxborough, Scott; Pamela McClintock (September 6, 2012). "Toronto 2012: Eli Roth To Produce Horror Film 'The Sacrament'". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved June 12, 2013.
  25. ^ McNary, Dave (September 13, 2013). "Toronto: Ti West's 'The Sacrament' Gets U.S. Distribution". Variety. Retrieved November 28, 2013.
  26. ^ Lodge, Guy (March 15, 2013). "Film Review – Welcome to the Punch". Variety. Retrieved July 2, 2013.
  27. ^ Change, Justin (September 8, 2011). "Killer Joe Review". Variety Magazine. Retrieved June 12, 2013.

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