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Universal Pictures Pacts with Michael Eisner's Tornante Company

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by Anne Thompson
November 13, 2012 1:24 PM
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Michael Eisner
Ron Meyer

Old chums Ron Meyer and Michael Eisner have forged a longterm deal between Universal Pictures and The Tornante Company. The studio will distribute Tornante's fully financed feature films worldwide.

Ex-Disney chairman Eisner---who brought ex-CAA chief and Meyer's old partner Mike Ovitz into Disney as his second-in-command, which did not last long-- founded in 2005 the privately held Tornante Company, which invests in, acquires, and operates companies in media and entertainment. He also founded indie studio Vuguru, which develops and finances content for digital and international platforms including Hulu's "The Booth at the End" and "Little Women BIG CARS" on AOL. Vuguru has made many licensing and distribution deals with AOL and Yahoo!; FremantleMedia Enterprises recently pacted for international distribution of future Vuguru titles.

So far Tornante has been acquiring and investing in companies more than individual projects.

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  • Daniel-Raviv | May 19, 2013 11:10 PMReply

    Below For
    Mr. Michael Eisner,
    Mr. Ron Meyers,
    Mr. Jon Goldman
    ETC!

  • Daniel-Raviv | May 19, 2013 11:08 PMReply

    Email, I have a business suggestion/proposal I would like to give you, Share To Vimeo, Tornante, Microsoft, And Micheal Eisner ETC! Consider, do business and merge the Topps Company and More ETC With Disney, share to Topps DH Entertainment , Ynet
    and Saban Brands and More ETC! Go Disney
    Share to Quickler too!
    Go disney.com

  • Alfredo Franco Huizar | November 15, 2012 4:37 PMReply

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    Mr. Ron Meyers,
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    THE WHITE ROSE
    A Russian 15 year old girl fighter pilot in World War Two.
    With NO fear with over 75 enemy planes shot down,
    Contact # Alfredo Franco Huizar, 949-335-5557
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