Relativity Media Appoints Kenneth Halsband As Chief Operating Officer

Long-time Relativity Production Executive Elevated To Lead Company-wide Operations

15 Jan, 2016, 13:32 ET from Relativity Media LLC

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Jan. 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Relativity Media LLC ("Relativity") today announced that Kenneth Halsband, President of Physical and Post Production at Relativity Studios, will add to his responsibilities the title of Chief Operating Officer of Relativity, effective immediately.

In his new role, Mr. Halsband will oversee day-to-day operations across Relativity's business units, including film, scripted television, sports, digital and music. Additionally, Mr. Halsband will continue to leverage his physical and post production experience working closely with newly appointed Relativity Studios Chairman Kevin Spacey and President Dana Brunetti, who joined the company following Relativity's acquisition of Trigger Street Productions.

"Ken is a proven leader who has played a key role in Relativity's evolution as a 360-degree content engine over the past nine years. His breadth of experience and deep knowledge of the content production process make him a natural fit for the role of Chief Operating Officer," said Mr. Kavanaugh.

"I look forward to my expanded role and working with the powerhouse team of Kevin, Dana and Ryan as Relativity moves forward, defining the future of compelling film content creation and distribution," Mr. Halsband said.

Drawing on two decades of production experience, Mr. Halsband joined Relativity in 2007. As Head of Physical and Post Production, he was responsible for budgeting, production, post production, delivery, downstream servicing, and global content security for all Relativity films. He also co-produced such titles as the Oscar®-winning film The Fighter and Relativity's box office hits Dear John, Limitless, Immortals, and Safe Haven and oversaw Relativity's co-productions and acquisitions, such as Free Birds, The Family, House at the End of the Street and Black or White.

Halsband also leads the studio's efforts to expand film incentives in states and countries with developing film industries. In 2006, prior to joining Relativity, Halsband founded Finish Line Post, an independent technology lab and digital post-production company.

About Relativity
Relativity (relativitymedia.com) is a next-generation global media company engaged in multiple aspects of content production and distribution, including movies, scripted television, sports, digital and music. More than just a collection of entertainment-related businesses, Relativity is a content engine with the ability to leverage each of these business units, independently and together, to create content across all mediums, giving consumers what they want, when they want it.

Relativity Studios, the Company's largest division, has produced, distributed or structured financing for more than 200 motion pictures, generating more than $17 billion in worldwide box-office revenue and earning 60 Oscar nominations. Relativity's films include Oculus, Safe Haven, Act of Valor, Immortals, Limitless, and The Fighter.

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