LOS ANGELES, Aug. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cartel has hired Anthony Fankhauser as the new Vice President of Production. Mr. Fankhauser has collaborated with the Cartel on seven previous feature films as a Line-Producer, Producer, and Co-Executive Producer.
Mr. Fankhauser will oversee all aspects of the Cartel's exceedingly busy production business, which includes feature films, television movies, and television series. He will operate out of Cartel's Los Angeles Studio complex, and will also line produce and co-produce multiple films a year.
"This is a partnership that has been a decade in the making," said Co-CEO Eric Woods. "Anthony is one of the best production executives and producers we've ever worked with, and to be able to have him join the Cartel in an official executive role, has long been a goal of ours."
Mr. Fankhauser entered the entertainment industry in 2006 and has since produced and line produced over 50 films, all of which have been distributed through television, video rental chains, VOD, and foreign markets. Productions have taken him all across the globe from Belize to the UK, from Cambodia to Bulgaria.
Founded in 2011 and run by partners Stan Spry, Jeff Holland, Evan Corday, Geoff Silverman, and Eric Woods, the Cartel is a feature film and television production and management company representing top-tier show runners, show creators, writers, directors, producers and production companies in film, TV and new media. The Cartel also has been involved in more than 45 movie and television productions since inception, including the production for the series "Ties That Bind" for Up TV, and "A Place in the Sun" for Discovery as well as several recent feature films, including "Guns, Girls, & Gambling," "The Wedding Pact," "Love at the Shore", "Sun Sand & Romance", "Love at First Glance", "Defending Santa," "Merry ExMas," "Crimes of the Mind," "The Town Came A-Courtin'," to name a few. In 2013 the Cartel purchased and renovated Tamarind Lithography Studios, which is their Los Angeles headquarters, as well as a full-service production and post-production complex. The Cartel also has offices in London, England and New York, NY.
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