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This profile was last updated on 3/1/10  and contains information from public web pages and contributions from the ZoomInfo community.
 
Background

Employment History

  • Partner
    Relativity Media LLC
  • Executive Vice President
    MCA Motion Picture Group
  • Executive Producer
    FilmBox
  • Chief Operating Officer, Director and President of Production
    Carolco Pictures
  • Executive
    Carolco Pictures
  • Chief Operating Officer, Director and President
    Production

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • J.D.
    Harvard Law School
  • B.A.
    Auburn University
24 Total References
Web References
Relativity Media, LLC.
www.relativitymedia.com, 1 Mar 2010 [cached]
Perhaps the ultimate testament comes from Lynwood Spinks, a former Relativity partner. In 2007, Kavanaugh sued Spinks after they had a falling-out.
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The two men quickly settled out of court, but despite the bad blood, Spinks is still willing to pay Kavanaugh a compliment: "He is really smart.
Lynwood Spinks (Executive ...
www.filmbox.com, 16 May 2009 [cached]
Lynwood Spinks (Executive Producer) - Biography
Lynwood Spinks is a 25-year veteran of Hollywood, having served in a number of senior executive positions. Spinks expertise spans production, finance, international sales, business and legal affairs and familiarity with the studio system, as well as the world of independent film financing and distribution. From 1986 to 1996, he served in various positions at Carolco Pictures, including COO, director and president of production of Carolco Pictures (NYSE).
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In addition, Spinks served on the board of directors of LIVE Entertainment (subsequently Artisan Entertainment, now part of Lionsgate), the leading U.S. independent home video distributor built by Carolco. Spinks left Carolco to become executive vice president of MCA Motion Picture Group (now Universal Studios). He was responsible for the studios international theatrical distribution, exhibition and co-financing matters, and served on boards of United International Pictures, United Cinemas International and Cineplex-Odeon Theaters. Spinks has extensive experience in all aspects of the film industry, with a primary focus on film financing and talent deal-making for major studios and independent 25 production companies. In 2004, Spinks and Ryan Kavanaugh formed Relativity Media LLC.
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Spinks received his B.A. from Auburn University and his J.D. from Harvard Law School.
TMe:The Spider-Man Movie Fiasco
www.teako170.com, 29 Sept 1998 [cached]
According to court documents, Carolco executive Lynwood Spinks called one day on Golan's assistant Ami Artzi.
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Spinks said that in its haste to sign Cameron for the new picture, Carolco had simply copied the terms of his Terminator 2 contract word for word, substituting Spider-Man for the name of the movie.
Executive producers are Callum Greene, Tania ...
wweek.com, 20 Feb 2008 [cached]
Executive producers are Callum Greene, Tania Landau, and Lynwood Spinks.
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LYNWOOD SPINKS (Executive Producer) is a 25-year veteran of Hollywood, having served in a number of senior executive positions.Spinks' expertise spans production, finance, international sales, business and legal affairs, and familiarity with the studio system, as well as the world of independent-film financing and distribution.
From 1986 to 1996, he served in various positions at Carolco Pictures, including COO, Director, and President of Production.
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In addition, Spinks served on the board of directors of LIVE Entertainment (subsequently Artisan Entertainment, now part of Lionsgate), the leading U.S. independent home video distributor, built by Carolco.Spinks left Carolco to become Executive Vice President of MCA Motion Picture Group (now Universal Studios).He was responsible for the studio's international theatrical distribution, exhibition, and co-financing matters, and served on the boards of United International Pictures, United Cinemas International, and Cineplex-Odeon Theaters.
Spinks has extensive experience in all aspects of the film industry, with a primary focus on film financing and talent deal-making for major studios and independent production companies.In 2004, Spinks and Ryan Kavanaugh formed Relativity Media LLC.
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Spinks received his B.A. from Auburn University and his J.D. from Harvard Law School.
Ryan Kavanaugh (Executive Producer) - Biography « By filmbox « Kavanaugh, Relativity, Pictures, French, Exception, Bunch, Entertainment, Wild « FilmBox
www.filmbox.com, 16 May 2009 [cached]
Kavanaugh, along with his Relativity partner, Lynwood Spinks, creates business and financial structures for a number of studios, production companies and producers and introduced over $3.2 billion of capital to such structures.
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Lynwood Spinks (Executive Producer) - Biography
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