May 6, 2022 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
SeriesFest is excited to present a special conversation with two top industry executives, Jon Feltheimer, CEO of Lionsgate, and Mike Fries, CEO of Liberty Global. Join us for an in-depth conversation as they discuss the evolving international television marketplace and visions for the future of entertainment. A not to be missed discussion.
Jon Feltheimer, Chief Executive Officer, Lionsgate During his 35-year entertainment industry career, Jon Feltheimer has held leadership positions at Lionsgate, Sony Pictures Entertainment and New World Entertainment and has been responsible for tens of thousands of hours of television programming and hundreds of films, including the global blockbuster Hunger Games and John Wick franchises, multiple Academy Award® winners La La Land, Crash, Monster’s Ball and Precious, and critically-acclaimed hits such as Wonder and Fahrenheit 9/11.
Mike Fries, Chief Executive Officer of Liberty Global Over the past 30+ years, Mike has built Liberty Global into a world leader in converged broadband, video, and mobile communications services. Liberty Global delivers next-generation products through advanced fiber and 5G networks that connect over 85 million subscribers across Europe and the UK. Through its substantial scale and commitment to innovation, Liberty Global is building Tomorrow’s Connections Today, investing in the infrastructure and platforms that empower customers and deploying the advanced technologies that nations and economies need to thrive. As a member of the management team that founded the Company, Mike launched its international expansion and has served in various strategic and operating capacities since that time. Mike is Executive Chairman of Liberty Latin America and a board member of Grupo Televisa and Lionsgate. He serves as board member for Cable Labs and trustee for The Paley Center for Media, and he chairs the board for the Biennial of the Americas and is trustee emeritus and former chair of the Museum of Contemporary Art Denver. Mike is an inductee of the Cable Hall of Fame. Mike holds a B.A. from Wesleyan University and an M.B.A. from Columbia University.