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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.