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Envision Media Arts (EMA) Promotes David Tish To Vice President Of Development(September 04, 2013)
"We're thrilled that Tish is continuing to grow here at EMA, particularly now in his new role as VP of Development," comments Nelson. "Tish has a knack for finding a diverse range of quality scripts and treatments. We look forward to using this skill as we develop more movies and shows at the company. I can't wait to see what he finds next!"
A film, TV and commercial production company, EMA is currently in postproduction on their new film "FREEZER," directed by Mikael Salomon; and in pre-production on their upcoming film "COOK," directed by David Anspaugh. David Tish has been instrumental in bringing projects forward to EMA, and building the necessary relationships with Directors and Writers to make them happen. In his new role as Vice President, Tish will continue to spearhead the development department, with exciting new ventures in bigger budgeted films, and TV miniseries on the horizon.
"Since starting with EMA three years ago, I've watched us grow into a destination for high-quality film and TV projects," says David Tish, EMA's new VP of Development. "In my new position, I will continue to help shape our Film and TV slate, and expand our business."
About Envision Media Arts (EMA):
Founded by President & CEO Lee Nelson in 2002, Envision Media Arts (EMA) is a film, television and commercial production company based at Paramount Studios in Hollywood, California. EMA financed and produced "CHAINED," directed by Jennifer Lynch and starring Vincent D'Onofrio, who won Best Actor at the Sitges International Film festival, and "CELESTE & JESSE FOREVER," directed by Lee Toland Krieger, and starring Rashida Jones, Andy Samberg, Elijah Wood, Emma Roberts and Will McCormack. Sony Pictures Classics released the film theatrically in August of 2012 and last fall, the company's feature film division, received a coveted Independent Spirit Award Nomination for "Best First Screenplay" for their indie hit "CELESTE & JESSE FOREVER."
EMA just completed its newest feature film, "FREEZER," an action/thriller starring Dylan McDermott, which shot in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Mikael Salomon directed from a script by Tom Doganoglu and Shane Weisfeld. The company is currently prepping "COOK," a drama, which will shoot in November in New Orleans.
EMA's Commercial Division is expanding under the leadership of Lee Nelson and EP/President of Commercial Production Andrew Halpern. EMA features a diverse directorial roster with well-known and tested talent, as well as up-and-coming filmmakers.
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