Lex+Otis Animation Studio has employed leisure lawyer and producer Lee Rudnicki as its government vice chairman of enterprise affairs.
Rudnicki’s tasks will embody embody authorized and enterprise oversight of the studio’s productions from improvement during distribution and licensing phases.
The Los Angeles-based Rudnicki’s credit embody Wonderwell, which stars the late Carrie Fisher in her ultimate display function, in addition to Loss of life 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 be the writer of the novel My Immortal – The Vampires of Berlin, which is in improvement with Amazon for a movie adaptation.
“Lee’s experience as an lawyer is just surpassed by his ardour for bringing various folks and events collectively to perform worthwhile movie and tv initiatives,” 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 entice topline animation expertise from throughout the leisure spectrum.”
The three-year-old studio’s initiatives embody the anime sequence Trese, based mostly on Filipino folklore and launched by Netflix, in addition to the in-production The Ark: The Animated Collection, which voice stars Vin Diesel, Russell Crowe and Michelle Yeoh. The studio has almost two dozen initiatives in varied states of improvement.