Community >> Sandy Climan
Company: Entertainment Media Ventures
Title: President / Producer
Sanford R. (Sandy) Climan is President of Entertainment Media Ventures, Inc. Founded in 1999, EMV is active in motion picture and television development and production, as well as strategic advisory work with a particular focus on innovative technologies and entities impacting traditional boundaries of business, media, and entertainment.
Mr. Climan previously served as part of senior management at CAA for 12 years, representing talent including Robert De Niro, Robert Redford, Kevin Costner, Danny DeVito, and director Michael Mann. He was also the founder of CAA’s corporate practice, working with global companies including Sony Corporation on its acquisition of Columbia Pictures, Matsushita Electric on its acquisition of MCA/Universal, Credit Lyonnais on its restructuring of MGM, Coca-Cola, NYNEX, Bell Atlantic and other Fortune 500 Companies.
Mr. Climan served as the first CEO of 3ality Digital, a leading company in the development and commercialization of technologies which enable perfect digital 3D image capture, broadcast, and software, and led the company to being recognized as a global leader in 3D technology. Additional achievements include: Executive Producer of the first digital live-action 3D motion picture, “U2 3D,” and Producer of “The Aviator,” directed by Martin Scorsese and starring Leonardo DiCaprio, for which Mr. Climan was awarded a British Academy Award and a Golden Globe Award.