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Michael Goldfarb Receives Promotion At Culver Studios

 

October 6, 2016

Michael Goldfarb has been promoted to Vice President – Business Development at The Culver Studios, it was announced by Dave Mannix, General Manager.

Goldfarb, who joined The Culver Studios' executive team in 2015 as Director of Business Development & Strategic Planning, expands his role at the iconic Culver City studio with key responsibilities to manage marketing and sales for studio facilities and services, lead development and marketing of digital media services, oversee community initiatives and continue involvement in studio growth strategy.

"With the company's increased commitment to delivering state-of-the-art spaces and services for digital media as well as traditional media clients, it's essential we expand our sales and marketing efforts," says Mannix. "Michael's strong track record, skills and instincts make him the perfect fit."

"Having directed business development since joining the company, I'm ready to hit the ground running as part of the innovative team that is guiding The Culver Studios to the next level," adds Goldfarb.

Goldfarb has an extensive background in business development, marketing, and communications in the entertainment, real estate, and technology sectors. Prior to joining The Culver Studios in 2015, he served as Associate Vice President of Business Development & Marketing at Hackman Capital Partners. He was also Manager of Business Development at IMAX Corporation from 2010 to 2014. Goldfarb earned a B.A. in Modern Culture and Media from Brown University and a joint M.B.A. and M.F.A. from Chapman University.

The Culver Studios' 14-acre lot is packed with busy sound stages, offices, backlot locations and an array of facilities and amenities that accommodate production for digital media, films, television, commercials, music videos, and photo shoots. Countless celebrated movies and classic TV series have been brought to life at The Culver Studios since 1918. "Gone With the Wind," "Citizen Kane," "E.T.," "Star Trek's" pilot, the original "Batman" and, recently, productions including "The Last Ship" and the upcoming "Training Day" have utilized the now state-of-the-art campus where creativity, passion, and commitment to quality continue to thrive.

Owned since 2014 by Hackman Capital Partners, a privately held real estate company, The Culver Studios offers vast and versatile production spaces where the spirits of former owners like silent film pioneer Thomas Ince, Cecil B. DeMille, David O. Selznick and Lucille Ball and tenants such as Alfred Hitchcock, Clark Gable and Orson Welles possibly still inspire. In addition to 13 multifaceted sound stages, short- and long-term users will find executive suites, private offices and conference rooms, the 70-seat DeMille theater, production support space, dressing rooms, parking facilities, full-service lighting and grip, an extensive equipment inventory, an expendables store, telecom and IT capabilities, mail/package room, commissary and fitness center as well as a stable of permanent backlot locations.

The Culver Studios is located at 9336 West Washington Boulevard in Culver City. For inquiries and information, call (310) 202–1234 or visit http://www.theculverstudios.com

 

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