Mike Medavoy

Mike Medavoy was co-founder of Orion Pictures, chairman of TriStar Pictures, head of production for United Artists and is the current chairman and CEO of Phoenix Pictures. He’s been honored with countless awards including the Motion Picture Pioneer of the Year Award, numerous international film festival awards, UCLA’s Career Achievement Award and the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Cannes Film Festival, and it’s easy to see why. From agent to studio chief to producer Mike has made some of America’s great films including “Rocky”, “Annie Hall”, “One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest, “Platoon”, “Amadeus”, “Dancing with Wolves” and “Black Swan”. His films have garnered 17 Academy Award nominations and won seven Oscars. Say it Forward with Mike Medavoy.