about us - WHO WE ARE

WE ARE A LEADING MEDIA, ENTERTAINMENT & TECHNOLOGY M&A, BUSINESS DEVELOPMENt, LEGAL, ADVISORY AND CREATIVE DEVELOPMENT & PRODUCTION FIRM.  RECOGNIZED INDUSTRY LEADERS.  EXPERIENCED & CONNECTED.  OFFERing UNIQUE ACcess.  IDENTIFYING & DRIVING NEW OPPORTUNITIES.  ACCELERATing GROWTH.  CLOSing PIVOTAL DEALS. DEVELOPING & PRODUCING INNOVATIVE STORIES & transformational new EXPERIENCES. WORLDWIDE.    

WE TAKE A 360-DEGREE HANDS-ON APPROACH TO YOUR BUSINESS. WE BRING ALL OUR TOOLS TO BEAR. WE ARE PASSIONATE ABOUT your POSSIBILITIES.

we are game-changers. FOR YOU.  


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PETER CSATHY, Founder & CHAIRMAN

Connector, Dealmaker, Advisor, Entrepreneur, Investor, Executive, Lawyer, Mentor, Thought Leader. Innovator. Creator. Peter Csathy is an internationally recognized media/entertainment/tech expert & futurist. He has negotiated deals in excess of $3 billion and has a deep global network of executives, entrepreneurs, investors & influencers. His career spans both traditional media and new/digital media & technology (with a unique ability and relationships to bridge those worlds). He has served as CEO Manatt Digital Media, CEO Sorenson Media, CEO SightSpeed (acquired by Logitech), President & COO Musicmatch (acquired by Yahoo!), COO eNow/Relegence (acquired by AOL), SVP Business & Legal Affairs Universal Studios and New Line Cinema. Csathy is a Harvard Law educated entertainment attorney & critically-acclaimed author.


TEAM

NICK PANAMA, DIRECTOR STRATEGY, MARKETING, Artist relations & experiential entertainment

Co-Founder & Principal Cantora, Executive Producer SEEING YOU, Co-Founder & Principal Mainframe Group, Co-Founder & Principal Cantora Records

PHIL SHALALA, DIRECTOR MARKETING, BRAND DEVELOPMENt & experiential entertainment

Managing Partner PDS Entertainment, Advisor/CMO Levity Entertainment Group, Advisor/CMO Nomadic Entertainment Group, Senior Advisor SLS Hotel & Casino Las Vegas, CMO Hard Rock Hotel & Casino  

BRIAN SIMO, DIRECTOR marketing & brand development

Founder & former CEO No Fear, Founder & Former CEO Spy Optic, Founder TrustMe Vodka

MATTHEW STANTON, director STRATEGY & business development

Senior Strategist & Global Digital Innovation Edelman, A&R Lead FreeSolo Entertainment (Interscope Records), former Digital Strategy ICM Partners

JOSEPH UMANA, research analyst

Former Member of Rubicon Project Operations

KEN ASLANIS, Senior analyst

Former Digital Strategist Viant Technologies, M&A Analyst Global Capital

TARA CHURCH, GENERAL COUNSEL & DIRECTOR BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

Former Lawyer Manatt Phelps & Phillips & Quinn Emanuel, Leadership Circle Member of Visionary Women, Former Executive Director & General Counsel Wealth & Giving Forum

JOCELYN JOHNSON, DIRECTOR COMMUNICATIONS & STRATEGY

Founder VideoInk, Principal JJPR, former PR Account Supervisor Miller Public Relationss

TOM MARZULLO, HEAD oF SPECIAL PROJECTS & experiential entertainment

Founder & CEO Out of Our Minds Creative Services, Renown Producer of Live Events (including Prince, Justin Bieber, KISS, FIFA World Cup)

LUISA NORSA, director business development & outreach

Founder Giving Tree Movement, Former Member of the FIFA World Cup (USA) Organizing Committee, Sales & Acquisitions Checci Gori Pictures

ANDREA NUNN, director & senior strategist

SVP Corporate & Member Relations Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce, former VP Business Development & Strategic Alliances Los Angeles Times, VP Domestic Network Distribution HBO, Account Supervisor McCann-Erickson


STRATEGIC PARTNERS

MOMENTUM VENTURES ADVISORY

Strategic Financial Advisory Services (NY, New York)

stubbs alderton & markiles

Legal Services (LA, California)

PRECCELERATOR

Digital Media & Technology Accelerator (Santa Monica, California)


STRATEGIC ADVISORS

ERIK QUALMAN

Founder & CEO Equalman Studios, #1 International Bestselling Author (Socialnomics) & Motivational Speaker

JONATHAN SKOGMO

Founder & CEO Jukin' Media

STEVEN HANSEN

CEO Heaven, former President TrueCar, CEO Spin Media, COO GeoCities (acquired by Yahoo!), CFO Universal Studios

KEVIN HELL

Former CEO DivX (acquired by Sonic Solutions), CEO OnRamp Wireless, Chairman EvoNexus, Product VP Palm, Product VP Gateway, Boston Consulting Group

STEVE LEHMAN

Founder & CEO Business Rockstars/Venturer, former Founder & CEO Premiere Radio Networks (acquired by iHeartMedia)