TriStar Productions

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TriStar Productions
Type Joint-venture between Thomas Rothman and Sony Pictures Entertainment
Industry Film
Founded August 1, 2013[1]
Founders Thomas Rothman
Headquarters 10202 W. Washington Blvd., Culver City, California, USA[2]
Key people Thomas Rothman (Chair)
Lindsay Sloane (SVP, TV)
David Beaubaire (EVP, film)
Nicole Brown(SVP, film)[2]
Products Motion pictures
Television production
Owners Thomas Rothman
Sony Pictures Entertainment[3]

TriStar Productions is a joint-venture between Sony Pictures Entertainment and former 20th Century Fox chairman Tom Rothman, that will specialize in film and television production.[3]

The new company shares its name with the current TriStar Pictures distribution label of Sony Pictures[3] under which TriStar Productions' four films per year will be released joining the other titles released from Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions. The television programming however, will be produced for Sony Pictures Television.[1]

History[edit]

It was jointly announced on August 1, 2013 by Rothman, Michael Lynton, the CEO of Sony Entertainment and co-chairman and CEO of SPE, and Amy Pascal, co-chairwoman of SPE. The venture was launched on September 1 and Rothman would hold an equity share in the venture.[1][4][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c SONY PICTURES ENTERTAINMENT AND TOM ROTHMAN TO LAUNCH NEW JOINT VENTURE sonypictures.com, Retrieved on August 5, 2013
  2. ^ a b Nellie Andreeva. (October 23, 2013) Tom Rothman & Sony’s TriStar Prods. Makes TV & Film Executive Hires. Deadline Hollywood. Accessed on October 28, 2013.
  3. ^ a b c d Fleming, Mike Jr. Tom Rothman To Launch New TriStar Productions Label For Sony Deadline Hollywood (August 1, 2013).
  4. ^ MICHAEL CIEPLY "New York Times" August 1, 2013 Sony Hires Rothman to Head Revived TriStar Unit nytimes.com, Retrieved on August 2, 2013