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Mini Bio (1)

Jeff Robinov is founder and CEO of Studio 8, a multi-platform media company funded in partnership with Fosun Group and Sony Pictures Entertainment. The company is based in Culver City, California on the Sony Pictures Entertainment lot and has $1 billion in funding to produce a slate of 25 films in the next five years.

Previously, Robinov served as an executive at Warner Bros., starting his tenure at the company as Senior Vice President of Production and climbing the ranks to serve as President of Warner Bros. Pictures Group from November 2007 to July 2013.

Under Robinov's leadership, the division crossed the billion-dollar mark every year since 2002 in both domestic and international box office.

Robinov helped oversee some of the most commercially successful and critically acclaimed films and franchises in recent memory, including The Dark Knight trilogy (over $2.4 billion worldwide), The Hangover films (over $1.4 billion worldwide), Inception (over $825 million worldwide), Argo (over $230 million worldwide) which won the best picture Oscar, and Gravity which recently surpassed $716 million worldwide.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Studio 8

Trivia (3)

Invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (Executives Branch) in 2004.
President of Warner Brothers Motion Pictures Division in Los Angeles, California.
Founded Studio 8 in 2014.

Personal Quotes (5)

That's a natural segue to China. China's a great market to enter at the moment. People don't really appreciate the depth of talent in China, their stories and their love of film which transcends borders. It is a great time for our creativities to mix.
We want to build a slate that is as complementary as possible to the main Sony slate... We are content producers who are distribution agnostic.. a filmmaker-driven studio.. making movies that stand out in the marketplace.
I'm very grateful to have Fosun Group and Sony Pictures Entertainment as integral parts of this venture. Their support, experience and accomplishments will help us build a great global media company together.
'Harry Potter' was a book we optioned for very little money. We managed the property very well and made smart filmmaker choices along the way."
We're going to make global movies, filmmaker-driven movies that are visually very distinct - mainstream concepts hopefully executed just a little bit left of center.

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