Mr. Lee is a Co-Founder and CEO of Venture 3D and Storyoscopic Films. As CEO of Venture 3D, he accepted the prestigious Dari Award in 2011 from KOCCA for Korean Business of the Year. In May 2013, Mr. Lee was one of 15 prominent businessmen in the United States to meet with Madame President Park to discuss expanding Korean business in the global marketplace. He earned a Bachelor of Science, with a major in Business form The University of Southern California. Mr. Lee’s experience in the motion picture business include co-production, financing, foreign distribution and licensing of major Hollywood studio films in Asia. In addition, Mr. Lee was President and Founder of Sports Deal Incorporated, a sports marketing company that focused on developing and licensing major sporting events and branded product driven projects in South Korea and Japan.
His body of work includes producing the animated feature films "Animal Crackers" directed by Tony Bancroft (Mulan) and starring Sylvester Stallone, Emily Blunt, Sir Ian McKellen, and Danny DeVito, “Charming” featuring Sia, Demi Lovato, Gem, Wilmer Valderrama and Avril Lavigne and “Trouble” starring Big Sean, Jason Mraz, Snoop Dog and Lucy Hale.
Currently he is exec-producing the action film Valet which was written by Academy Award nominee Jason Hall (American Sniper) and the War epic “Danger Close” starring Travis Fimmel and Luke Bracey and producing the musical, Beyond the Velvet Rope written by Academy Award winner Ron Bass (Rainman, Dangerous Minds and My Best Friends Wedding).
In January 2016, Mr Lee became partners with one of Hollywood’s biggest directors, Michael Bay (Transformers, The Rock, Armageddon) in a new company, 451 Media Group.
He is currently a partner with Storyoscopic Films in Los Angeles.
Mr. Englefield is a co-founder of the industry leading conversion company, Venture 3D, and a twenty year-veteran of the entertainment industry, whose experience includes producing the animated feature films "Animal Crackers" directed by Tony Bancroft (Mulan) and starring Sylvester Stallone, Emily Blunt, Sir Ian McKellen, and Danny DeVito, “Charming” featuring Sia, Demi Lovato, Gem, Wilmer Valderrama and Avril Lavigne and “Trouble” starring Big Sean, Jason Mraz, Snoop Dog and Lucy Hale.
Englefield also produced the live action films The Naked Man, Written by Ethan Cohen with Michael Rappaport and Rachel Leigh Cook andI Think I Do with Guillermo Diaz, as well as over 80 commercials, music videos and documentaries. Currently he is exec-producing the action film Valet which was written by Academy Award nominee Jason Hall (American Sniper) and the War epic “Danger Close” starring Travis Fimmel and Luke Bracey and producing the musical, Beyond the Velvet Rope written by Academy Award winner Ron Bass (Rainman, Dangerous Minds and My Best Friend’s Wedding).
In January 2016, Mr. Englefield became partners with one of Hollywood’s biggest directors, Michael Bay (Transformers, The Rock, Armageddon) in a new company, 451 Media Group.
Mr. Baum is a veteran entertainment executive and film producer whose creative, financial and film production career spans over twenty five years and encompasses the development, production, financing, distribution and sale of dozens of movies, some of which include: The Wedding Planner (Jennifer Lopez and Matthew McConaughey); Eye of the Beholder (Ashley Judd and Ewan McGregor); Drowning Mona (Danny DeVito, Bette Midler, Neve Campbell); Thomas and the Magic Railroad (Alec Baldwin); Beautiful (Minnie Driver); and Buying the Cow (Jerry O’Connell, Alyssa Milano). He also directed and produced the award-winning feature documentary film Finding Noah. Mr. Baum has helped to raise over $2 billion dollars of financing for entertainment production and distribution over his career.
Mr. Baum started his entertainment career at DreamWorks as Vice President, corporate strategic planning. He was a member of the five-person initial start-up team responsible for creating and implementing DreamWorks’ ten-year strategic plan to build a competitive movie studio. In addition, Mr. Baum was President and co-founder of indie distributor Destination Films and a co-founder and COO of Resurgent Film Group, a leading film finance company. In 2008, he established Brent Baum Productions as a consulting and production vehicle through which he continues to produce films as well as advise companies on their investment and creative activities in the entertainment sector. Mr. Baum is currently a principal with Storyscopic Films and Thorium Media Group in Los Angeles. He is actively producing a number of high-profile, film and television properties some of which include: the action thriller Valet written by Academy Award nominee Jason Hall; the action comedy Hard Drive written and directed by Walt Becker; November Man 2 staring Pierce Brosnan.
Mr. Baum earned his MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania; a Master of Arts, International Studies, from the University of Pennsylvania; and a Bachelor of Arts, Cum Laude, from Brigham Young University with dual majors in Political Science and Asian Studies.
Having studied at The University of Texas at Austin with a Business Administration Undergraduate and an MBA graduate degrees (and a professor at the University of Maryland) and having worked in the financial sector at J.P. Morgan, Sam started off strong with his first project being the seminal and critically acclaimed “Old Boy”. Since then, Sam has invested in and produced more than 20 movies globally and currently has five more in production. Recently, Sam partnered up with Korea's top producer J.D. Han to form Korea's hottest production company. Sam has recently moved to more global product, led by his producing the Hollywood animated feature, Animal Crackers starring real life husband and wife, Emily Blunt and John Krazinsk. Staying true to his roots, Sam also just presented his latest movie, KTown Cowboys at the South By Southwest Film Festival to approving audiences.
Henry J. Kim is the director & producer of "The Believers," a documentary about the 40 year journey of the Golden State Warriors. He has produced countless commercials for clients such as Samsung, Kia motors, Samsung, Apple, Google, Sony Entertainment, and more.
He is the President of Jump! North, a service production company that has worked with studios on marketing campaigns for films such as Venom, Batman vs. Superman, Super Troopers 2, and many more.
He is also the founder of Empty Kingdom, a Top 10 visual arts media group responsible for creating branding and marketing opportunities around the world.