Michael V. Lewis – Know More About this Successful Entrepreneur
Michael V Lewis is the co founder of RealD 3D who was born in the year 1963. The American CEO, entrepreneur and investor in media has completed his graduation in the year 1985 from the University of Florida. He has found his interest in entertainment industry after watching the movie Star Wars at the age of 14 and he got motivated by the film to grow his career in the entertainment industry. According to him he is in this industry because he saw the movie, he said that “I wanted to be in this business was because I saw Star Wars’ as a teenager in a small theatre in central Florida”.
He has made a great position in the entertainment industry through his great works and now he is holding the position of present CEO of the RealD 3D, the largest 3D cinema platform in the world. He has started his career in this industry with the movie “About Last Night” as production assistance.
Early Life of Lewis
Before RealD 3D Michael V Lewis was holding the position of Senior Vice President in InterMedia, a media investment banking and advisory company. Then he worked as a CEO in an award winning digital entertainment studio, L-Squared from 1994 to 2003. In 2003, he cofounded the biggest achievement of his life i.e., the RealD 3D platform. RealD 3D is basically a visual entertainment technology which offers people a real life movie watching experience which is visually stunning and out of the world. The headquarter of the company is in Beverly Hills and it has its branches in many other countries including Tokyo, Beijing, Moscow, London, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Taiwan etc.
About RealD 3D Platform
The first film that was made using RealD 3D technology was “Chicken Little” which was released in 2005. Since the release, the platform has become the largest 3D cinema platform around the world. In 2010, the company has achieved a title by Fast Company magazine as one of the most innovative companies around the world. The most successful film on RealD 3D was “Avatar” which was released in 2009 and spread the 3D mania among the people of all around the world. The platform is now used in over 72 countries on more than 27,500 screens worldwide.
Not only the RealD 3D, but Lewis himself is an achiever of many awards starting with the Producers Guild of America Vanguard Award in 2011, Special Award for Technical Contribution in 2013 at the ShowEast trade show etc. Recently RealD 3D has merged with Rizvi Traverse Management, LLC in 2016 March but Michael is still serving the position of CEO after the merging of the company.