Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 18, 2010
Relativity Media, LLC (RML) CEO Ryan Kavanaugh has been included in Fortune’s famed “40 Under 40 Most Influential People In Business” list for 2010. Kavanaugh is ranked at 21 on this power list.
Others on the list include Mark Zuckerberg, founder and CEO of Facebook; Evan Williams and Biz Stone, co-founders of Twitter; Sergey Brin and Larry Page, co-founders of Google and Miami Heat’s LeBron James.
ABOUT RELATIVITY MEDIA, LLC
Relativity Media, LLC is a media and entertainment company that focuses on creating, financing and distributing first class, studio-quality entertainment content and intellectual property across multiple platforms, as well as making strategic partnerships with, and opportunistic investments in, media and entertainment-related companies and assets. Relativity owns and operates Rogue, a company that specializes in the production and distribution of films from new and cutting edge filmmakers. Building upon its foundation of financing and producing films, Relativity has grown to include music, sports and television divisions and the next-generation social network iamrogue.com.
Relativity also owns and operates RelativityREAL, Relativity’s television arm, which has become one of the leading suppliers of reality television with more than 20 shows in episodic or pilot. RelativityREAL is run by Tom Forman; his past successes include Extreme Makeover: Home Edition and Kid Nation. This year, Relativity acquired the marketing and distribution operations of Overture Films and reached a first of its kind TV pay deal with Netflix.
To date, Relativity has committed to, produced and/or financed more than 200 studio-quality motion pictures through 2014. Released films have accumulated more than $13.0 billion in worldwide box office revenue. Relativity’s recent films include Despicable Me, Charlie St. Cloud, Salt, Dear John, Brothers, The Wolfman, It’s Complicated, Zombieland, Couples Retreat, The Bounty Hunter and, most recently, Get Him to the Greek, Robin Hood and Grown Ups. Upcoming films for Relativity include The Fighter, Nanny McPhee Returns, The Social Network as well as James Cameron's Sanctum in 3D and Wes Craven’s My Soul To Take in 3D.
Twenty-nine of the company’s films have opened at No. 1 at the box office. Relativity films have earned 43 Oscar® nominations, including nods for Nine, A Serious Man, Frost/Nixon, Atonement, American Gangster and 3:10 to Yuma. Forty-eight of Relativity’s films have each generated more than $100 million in worldwide box-office receipts.