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Founder, President and Chief Exec...

Local Address: Los Angeles, California, United States
Xenon Pictures Inc
1440 9Th Street
Santa Monica, California 90401
United States

Company Description: In August of 2002, Xenon signed a landmark deal with Mexican media powerhouse Grupo Televisa to develop and be the exclusive distributor for its domestic video...   more
Background

Education

  • Bachelor of Science , Magna Cum Laude
    Boston University
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Leigh ...
xenonpictures.com, 24 May 2014 [cached]
Leigh Savidge
Founder, President and CEO lsavidge@xenonpictures.com
In June of 1998, The Los Angeles Times proclaimed that Leigh "pioneered the video market for films geared to young African-Americans. A former stand-up comedian, free-lance journalist and film editor, Leigh built Xenon from an under-financed pipe dream with one program and no major customers into one of the film industry's most successful independent distributors. Leigh structured the company as a low-overhead boutique shop and built the sales, marketing and distribution infrastructure necessary for the Company to compete for global shelf space against major and independent studios alike. Leigh graduated from Boston University, Magna Cum Laude, with a B.S. degree.
Xenon Pictures, Inc. GENERAL INFO
xenonpictures.com, 6 Sept 2012 [cached]
Leigh Savidge Founder, President and CEO lsavidge@xenonpictures.com
In June of 1998, The Los Angeles Times proclaimed that Leigh "pioneered the video market for films geared to young African-Americans. A former stand-up comedian, free-lance journalist and film editor, Leigh built Xenon from an under-financed pipe dream with one program and no major customers into one of the film industry's most successful independent distributors. Leigh structured the company as a low-overhead boutique shop and built the sales, marketing and distribution infrastructure necessary for the Company to compete for global shelf space against major and independent studios alike. Leigh graduated from Boston University, Magna Cum Laude, with a B.S. degree.
Negromancer: "A Matador's Mistress" Debuts on DVD and Video on Demand in June 2011
www.negromancer.com, 1 June 2011 [cached]
Xenon Pictures CEO Leigh Savidge said Xenon acquired U.S. distribution rights for "A Matador's Mistress" in a co-venture with Viva Pictures LLC and the two companies are in talks for a theatrical release.
Leigh Savidge, president of ...
www.powermediagroup.com [cached]
Leigh Savidge, president of Xenon Pictures, has stated, "The way I see it, you have clients that are saying, ‘if I like it I will buy it'."
The loyalty of Hispanic viewers is expected to continue with the launch of this successful telenovela on DVD. "LA BELLA MAS FEA" is projected to surpass anticipated sales thanks to its large audience base, and augment the success of Xenon Pictures, an independent that took a chance on making Spanish-language entertainment available for the U.S. Hispanic market. XENON PICTURES, INC., founded in 1986 by Leigh Savidge, has position itself as one of the top distributors in the industry.
Xenon Pictures, Inc. Company Information
www.xenonpictures.com, 1 April 2008 [cached]
Leigh Savidge
Founder, President and CEO
lsavidge@xenonpictures.com
In June of 1998, The Los Angeles Times proclaimed that Mr. Savidge "pioneered the video market for films geared to young African Americans."A former stand-up comedian, free-lance journalist and film editor, Mr. Savidge built Xenon from an under-financed pipe dream with one program and no major customers into one of the film industry's most successful independent distributors.Mr. Savidge has structured the company as a low-overhead boutique while building the sales and marketing infrastructure necessary for the Company to do business directly with the country's major retail accounts, and thereby compete directly for video/DVD shelf space with Hollywood's major studios.Mr. Savidge oversees a three-person management team that makes all key company decisions and oversees the Company's sales operation and key acquisitions.He also directed Xenon's 2001 documentary Welcome to Death Row.Mr. Savidge holds a Bachelor of Science, Magna Cum Laude, from Boston University.
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