Digital Hollywood: A Convergence Industry Meet Up
Monday, March 14
12:30PM - 1:30PM
110 E 2nd St
Business models and the landscape of Hollywood have shifted beneath us. As social media presents new forms of democratized fame, “social media influencers”, have arisen challenging traditional Hollywood. With low cost and accessible self-distribution technologies, “breaking into” Hollywood has changed. Meet up with pioneers blazing trails in content distribution, promotion and monetization. Hosted by Lawrence Antoine Exec. VP of Paradigm Talent Agency's Digital Media, this meet up explores what works in the new wild west.
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Lawrence S. Antoine
Lawrence Antoine is the Executive Vice President of Business Development at Paradigm Talent Agency whereby over the past decade he has overseen the growth strategy for one of...Show the rest
Lawrence S. Antoine
Lawrence Antoine is the Executive Vice President of Business Development at Paradigm Talent Agency whereby over the past decade he has overseen the growth strategy for one of Hollywood’s largest Talent Agencies.
He formerly worked as a Vice President of Mergers & Acquisitions for Platinum Equity, a private equity firm. During his time as Vice President of Mergers & Acquisitions for Platinum Equity, Mr. Antoine initiated Platinum’s strategy as it entered the Sports & Entertainment Industry, where he was responsible for business development and other acquisition related initiatives for the firm and worked on the pre- and post-acquisition financial analyses and financial due diligence investigations for many of Platinum’s acquisitions.
Prior to joining Platinum Equity, Mr. Antoine performed buy-side audit and advisory services ranging from financial due diligence to post-merger integration consulting at PricewaterhouseCoopers’ Mergers & Acquisitions Advisory Services Group.
Mr. Antoine managed major accounts and worked on strategic business development initiatives for Silicon Valley semiconductor firms Altera and National Semiconductor Corporation before relocating to Los Angeles.
Mr. Antoine earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from Cornell University, an MBA in Strategy and Finance from the Anderson School at UCLA and is a Certified Public Accountant.Hide the rest