Lex+Otis Animation Studio has employed leisure legal professional and producer Lee Rudnicki as its government vp of enterprise affairs.
Rudnicki’s obligations will embrace embrace authorized and enterprise oversight of the studio’s productions from growth right through distribution and licensing phases.
The Los Angeles-based Rudnicki’s credit embrace Wonderwell, which stars the late Carrie Fisher in her closing display position, in addition to Dying Trip, Japanese filmmaker Junichi Suzuki’s Hollywood debut. He beforehand held roles at Eleven Arts, the place he served as financing and manufacturing counsel for the US/Japanese co-productions. Rudnicki can also be the writer of the novel My Immortal – The Vampires of Berlin, which is in growth with Amazon for a movie adaptation.
“Lee’s experience as an legal professional is simply surpassed by his ardour for bringing various individuals and events collectively to perform worthwhile movie and tv tasks,” defined Jay Oliva, founder and CEO of Lex+Otis. “Lee’s untethered imaginative and prescient of a contemporary office has allowed Lex+Otis to flourish and appeal to topline animation expertise from throughout the leisure spectrum.”
The three-year-old studio’s tasks embrace the anime sequence Trese, based mostly on Filipino folklore and launched by Netflix, in addition to the in-production Ark: The Animated Sequence, which voice stars Vin Diesel, Russell Crowe and Michelle Yeoh. The studio has almost two dozen tasks in varied states of growth.