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A lot of media people here and a lot of movies right -- -- you know the face behind the seats.
Well known as the billion dollar producer for his money ball approach to movie making.
The fighter was one of his big big movies -- cap -- -- is the one to watch his TV and film company.
Mirror mirror of course was one of his big movies he also -- the social network.
Well his movies of -- raked in more than seventy billion in box office sales and he is hungry for -- click on television to let's bring -- -- right now Brian Kavanagh a relatively easy he's the founder and CEO.
An LA -- went to Brentwood high school -- -- in your -- genetics to be in the movie business.
It's actually I I had the opposite I had got very conservative parents and been a -- conservative Jewish families that we will disown you if you go into the media business.
I just say yes his name is Brian -- it.
And yes we both have red -- yes we're both from Europe well Eastern Europe Russia right itself it's well they -- I got up -- to get the -- office that that the santeria had a right okay so let's talk about.
Why he went into it and how you major weight despite what your parents were saying.
So -- -- I felony to be honest.
I was on I originally was in finance at a very young age com and I was working at that -- -- stockbrokerage -- when I was about twenty.
Which one -- that -- where -- which was acquired remember these literature.
And I got this crazy idea in my head and about 21 that -- I thought I knew more than people around about investing and I.
At the time hated how we particularly on the retail side so want to invest money and you know he's gonna brokers would read an analyst said -- -- culminates it is what you should do it's I thought I mean a better job.
I started a hedge fund at age 21.
And did fairly well if they thought I was a genius until.
It's the market crashed and in about 2000 realize that.
That was a bull market this is a bear market actually know what do -- Com and and I -- the firm down and well -- deciding law school business school you wanna might reduce future.
My investors in my fund were all -- you don't LA and money in LA is Hollywood so there are producers directors studio heads actors and they started to call me saying Hollywood is changing.
And the studio wants need to find some -- -- -- to -- attack -- Britain's phone outlets it's explained to our viewers it's too expensive to distribute grumpy nowadays I believe Jurassic Park was one of the first where.
They have to bring -- a whole bunch of different companies to just get this thing out in the movie theaters 100% and that was.
More prominent because companies like GE had acquired universal land you know and these corporate and and Comcast and so forth.
And more people thought of these big companies will fund our movies actually went and -- -- G which city universal.
-- -- got two billion dollars Lester free movies where do you get aloud what amounts to -- -- -- -- got a billion dollars and if you want more find it elsewhere.
So I actually -- contacted and really as a way to just pay my bills literally -- our idol -- that business plan for 50000 dollars while I fear when Newton in minus -- now he's he's a.
Billionaire gonna judge you if you listen I just sort of fell into it fit for the this -- -- say it's really quite simple.
Let's get to your first movie.
What wasn't my very first movie was called on nothing but the truth and with probably the worst movie won't ever see -- -- -- I couldn't meet it worse if I tried -- how you get your fingers on producing the social network of mirror mirror the -- which was an Oscar giant as well as social network.
Thank you well on that first big movie that I actually there's a lot of movies the big movies where I was involved in the periphery and can help through financing but the one where it's really really involved in.
You know they'll every -- was 300 come in around 2005 and so.
And so that was like kind of the first.
Out of the box you know was a movie that was a challenge to get going and we got it going.
We know it really set us park.
Television -- are very -- on MTV right now you've got the break out hit catfish what's your next hot.
-- -- -- as it is the great food truck race obviously it's not -- properties well so yeah we have obviously catfish and MTV bombed ironically got great for truckers like it was number one summer show but we have if we had always joke around we we do everything from the most risque all the way to the most terrorists that we are -- on Game Show Network we have we -- the American -- challenge it's that.
Biggest show in the history of America and until we actually beat NBC I mean get American -- to channel -- eighteen years.
We have the biggest reality show on showtime that's called gigolo so I was joke -- were editing the show where we have four.
Jiggle those -- Las Vegas you know.
Male prostitutes next door to where we have the American Bible challenge anything.
Well I'll I'll tell me you know if you have turned the industry upside down do you -- the big gigantic -- survived in the future.
Bomb I definitely think they survive I think -- you know I think that they gonna have to evolve and adapt you know.
Brian Kavanagh of relativity media thank you very much for joining us a real pleasure he's really turned the industry upside down with a name like Brian -- is a nice Jewish boy Jack can you believe that one.
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