Burbank, CA, April 19, 2017 – Entertainment Partners (“EP”), the leading global end-to-end provider of production workforce management and automated production services to the entertainment industry, announced today the hiring of Anthony De La Rosa as Executive Vice President of Residuals. EP is the largest processor of residuals in the entertainment industry.
De La Rosa will be stepping into the new role on June 30th and will be reporting directly to EP CEO and President, Mark Goldstein. He has spent more than 17 years working with leading entertainment companies including Paramount, Warner Bros, HBO, and Showtime. Most recently, De La Rosa was Senior Vice President of Residuals at Lionsgate Entertainment, where he directed a department encompassing all types of media and pay for all different release markets. De La Rosa also organized and executed the integration of residual departments from Lionsgate’s acquisitions of Summit and Starz, as well as additional libraries, totaling a catalog of over six thousand paying assets.
“We are delighted to welcome Anthony aboard,” notes Mark Goldstein. “His expertise and range of experience – from contract interpretation and forecasting to system troubleshooting and library conversion – will enable us to utilize new technology to reinvent our business, expand upon our presence in the evolving residuals market and accelerate our progress toward industry innovation.”
“For more than thirty years, EP has been the premier residuals service provider to the entertainment industry. We have a talented group of experts in the management of residual payments, collective bargaining agreements and integrated systems,” comments EP Senior Executive Vice President Anita Geller, recognized as a leading authority in the residuals area who now supports broad client success for EP. “Anthony will be a great fit to lead the team and take us to even greater heights.”
Since graduating from Santa Barbara’s Westmount College with a BA in Business & Economics, De La Rosa has developed mastery of complex pay television formulas, development, communications, reporting and budgeting, programming planning, distribution forecasting, settling guild audits, and beyond.
“Entertainment Partners is so well respected in our field and has so many exciting offerings in development. I am very excited to join the industry leader and get the opportunity to make a lasting impact for our clients and employee owners,” De La Rosa says.
About Entertainment Partners
Entertainment Partners (EP) is the global leader in entertainment payroll, workforce management, residuals, tax incentives, finance, and other integrated production management solutions with 15 offices in the U.S., Canada, London, and Tokyo. Currently on a mission to digitize the paper-heavy back office processes of entertainment production, EP is striving to reinvent how the entertainment industry works and interacts to make production simpler. Combining unparalleled industry expertise and innovative technology, EP strives to make the complex simple and collaborates with its entertainment industry clients to help them produce the most cost-effective and efficient film, television, digital, and commercial projects. Its accounting systems and Movie Magic Budgeting and Scheduling programs are the industry standards and its EP Financial Solutions group is the industry’s most experienced incentives team, assisting productions all over the world. In addition, casting and payroll for background actors is handled through its legendary Central Casting division, a Hollywood icon since 1925. Established 40 years ago, EP is a 100% employee-owned company.
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