Details About Michael V Lewis And His Company
Who Is Michael V Lewis?
He is an eminent entrepreneur, American CEO, & investor in entertainment, media, and technology. Previously he was designated as the honorable Senior Vice President of a famous media investment banking & advisory company, InterMedia. Even, he cofounded an award-winning digital entertainment studio, L-Squared Entertainment. He often says that “Star Wars” is the first movie that has accelerated his passion of creating extraordinary innovation in 3D technology. Obviously, he is the man who has nurtured the motion-picture industry. Also, he is considered as one of the handfuls of pioneers who has created better special effects & eye-popping 3D viewing experience.
Currently, Lewis is the co-founder, chairman, and chief executive of a famous company which produces 3D projection systems & glasses for movie theaters, RealD.
About His Company
Being a lifelong film buff, Michael V Lewis passionately believes that the 3D technology provides a better viewing experience even more immersive and more voyeuristic. He always saw 3D the way common people did. That’s why he has ambitiously cofounded this company, RealD. Eventually, this company has received a massive success in the field of 3D technology.
Having launched in the year, 2005 with the famous Disney film “Chicken Little”, which showed in RealD on merely around 100 screens, the company has witnessed huge yet potential success in this industry. Today, RealD technology is being used on approximately 14,000 screens in North America, that represents a total of 91% of the entire 3D market, & around 28,000 screens across the world, representing nearly 36% of the global market. Additionally, if you break it down further by box-office numbers, this insanely successful company, RealD accounts for more than 50% of various 3D movies worldwide.
About His Early Life
Lewis completed his degree in political science attending the regular courses of the University of Florida. His first yet modest venture involved purchasing arcade games & sticking them in several fraternity houses, giving those fraternities merely a percentage of the profit or income as generated in exchange for permitting the games to be installed. Then, a finance internship in New York, USA brought him in contact with the people of the media industry. And, in the year, 1986 he made a jump to the Hollywood where he worked as a movie production assistant prior shifting gradually into the investment of banking, consulting & film financing.
Then he co-founded his current company RealD in the year, 2003 with Joshua Greer who ran another film production company.
Overall, Michael V Lewis has invested and improved the 3D technology, with an aim of constantly innovating it in order to deliver some fascinating viewing experience which is totally unprecedented, unique, and extraordinarily charming.