10 Insights from Film Producer & CEO, Adam Leipzig


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Adam Leipzig has been a producer, distributor or supervising executive on more than 25 films that have disrupted expectations, including March of the Penguins, Honey, I Shrunk the Kids, Dead Poets Society, and Titus. His movies have won or been nominated for 10 Academy Awards, 11 BAFTA Awards, 2 Golden Globes, 2 Emmys, 2 Directors Guild Awards, 4 Sundance Awards and 4 Independent Spirit Awards. Adam is the former president of National Geographic Films, where he raised $125 million in production financing, and he is a former Senior VP of Walt Disney Studios. Currently, the CEO of Entertainment Media Partners, he is providing informed guidance, dealmaking intelligence and relevant connections for corporations and prestige media companies to garner greater success in the marketplace. He is, also, the publisher of the popular digital magazine Cultural Weekly. In addition to his filmed entertainment experience, Adam has launched more than 300 theatre plays and performance events, written for the New York Times and other publications, authored Inside Track For Independent Filmmakers: Get Your Movie Made, Get Your Movie Seen and Turn the Tables on Hollywood for independent filmmakers, designed and built 4 successful businesses.

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10 Insights from Film Producer & CEO, Adam Leipzig

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  2. 2. NOTE:The following represents ten highlightsfrom the interview by @MoeAbdou,founder & host of 33voices®.Click to stream audio
  3. 3. ADAMLEIPZIGCEO of Entertainment Media Partners.Publisher of Cultural Weekly.Producer, distributor or supervisingexecutive on more than 25 films thathave disrupted expectations, includ-ing March of the Penguins, Honey, IShrunk the Kids, and Titus.
  4. 4. 33voices.com/Adam-LeipzigToday is all you have;yesterday is goneand tomorrow is not yet here.LIVE NOW!No.1
  5. 5. 33voices.com/Adam-LeipzigNo.2You live to make many things happen,but in life only a few will play outLive to learn.
  6. 6. 33voices.com/Adam-LeipzigNo.3Your mental game is thebiggest game you play -always.
  7. 7. 33voices.com/Adam-LeipzigNo.4Courage is a powerful lever.strengthen it by developing evidencethat validate your ideas.
  8. 8. 33voices.com/Adam-LeipzigNo.5You succeed when you’re clearon who you’re here to serveand how your interactionwill help them improve.
  9. 9. 33voices.com/Adam-LeipzigNo.6Today, the power is with your audience –they’re smarter, more engagedand hungry for intelligent dialogue.Don’t disappoint them.
  10. 10. 33voices.com/Adam-LeipzigNo.7Humans are designed tocommunicate in narrative.elevate the quality of your contentwith real stories.
  11. 11. 33voices.com/Adam-LeipzigNo.8If you’re not feeling confident,try playing the role ofa confident character you most admire.
  12. 12. 33voices.com/Adam-LeipzigNo.9Eliminate the word “I”and focus instead on “we” and“you” and “everybody else.”There’s no pressure whenyour intent is to help.
  13. 13. 33voices.com/Adam-LeipzigNo.9Eliminate the word “I”and focus instead on “we” and“you” and “everybody else.”There’s no pressure whenyour intent is to help.33voicesAdam Leipzig - Eliminate “I” and embrace...
  14. 14. 33voices.com/Adam-LeipzigNo.10At this moment,no one is as prepared as youto do what you want.Get going and keep going!
  15. 15. Really reflect...What’s one thing that hollywoodcan teach you about confidence?Really reflect...
  16. 16. CONNECT WITH US!Tell us what you thinkChase@33voices.com