about us - WHO WE ARE

WE ARE A LEADING MEDIA, ENTERTAINMENT & TECHNOLOGY BUSINESS DEVELOPMENt, M&A, ADVISORY, LEGAL AND CREATIVE DEVELOPMENT & PRODUCTION services 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, YOUR PROJECTS, YOUR ART. 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, Mentor, Entrepreneur, Innovator. Creator. Peter Csathy is an internationally recognized media/music/entertainment/tech expert and futurist — and business and creative force. He has spent his career working with passionate teams pushing the boundaries of ground-breaking media, music, entertainment and tech innovation and developing transformational content & entertainment business partnerships and consumer experiences. Peter founded CREATV Media with that kind of passion, commitment, innovation and fearlessness top of mind. Those are CREATV Media’s clients & partners.

Peter’s career spans both “traditional” media and “new” media (with unique expertise and relationships to bridge those worlds). He has negotiated deals in excess of $3 billion and has a deeply powerful global network of executives, entrepreneurs, investors & influencers. Peter has served as CEO & President of multiple media/tech companies that have achieved successful exits. He also spent years as a senior business executive in the major studios. Csathy is a Harvard Law graduate and critically-acclaimed author who is regularly featured in the leading press.


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 & director creative

Former Member of Rubicon Project Operations, M.F.A. USC School of Cinematic Arts

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)