Meyers Media Group




Lawrence was most recently Executive Vice-President of Worldwide Distribution at Media 8 Entertainment. Lawrence left Media 8 in June 2011 and started Meyers Media Group in August 2011 after securing the initial funding for the new venture. Prior to joining Media 8, Lawrence was an independent producer having put together he financing for such films as AN AMERICAN HAUNTING (Donald Sutherland and Sissy Spacek), HUGO POOL (Robert Downey Jr. and Sean Penn). In addition to films, Lawrence got involved with his first television project as a co-producer with the producer Dean Devlin (INDEPENDENCE DAY) and putting the final financing together for Dean on the TV movie THE LIBRARIAN which became TNT's highest rated TV movie and spawned additional sequels. Lawrence also had a TV series in development at ABC Family prior to his joining Media 8. The most important film that he put together was the Academy Award nominated film UNFAITHFUL (RICHARD GERE and DIANE LANE) which was directed by Adrian Lyne and released theatrically worldwide by 20th Century Fox/New Regency Pictures. Lawrence has spent most of his professional career also in the International distribution sector. He began his career with JAD Films and then joined Lorimar Productions where he was responsible for the distribution of their feature films in Latin America/Southeast Asia as well as the International administration for the division. In 1983 he was the second executive hired at the new mini-major startup New World Pictures where he started and ran their international division for nearly three years before returning back to Lorimar where he co-managed the International division for four years until their merger with Warner Bros. in 1989. Subsequently he ran the International divisions for Segal Nasso as well as Morgan Creek Productions. Additionally he consulted on International matters for Kings Road Productions and RKO Pictures. Lawrence also served as Executive Vice-President for Trilogy Entertainment Group. Among the films Lawrence has been involved with for International distribution include: SYBIL, YOU LIGHT UP MY LIFE, POSTMAN ALWAYS RINGS TWICE, THE PHILADELPHIA EXPERIMENT, THE MORNING AFTER, DANGEROUS LIAISONS, ROBIN HOOD PRINCE OF THIEVES, ACE VENTURA and Michael Jackson's MOONWALKER among nearly 400 additional films.


Executive Vice President Production and Acquisitions

Randy worked at Media 8 Entertainment for over 8 years as VP of Production and Acquisitions. During his time there he worked on production projects MONSTER (Charlize Theron's academy award winning performance), UPSIDE OF ANGER (Kevin Costner and Joan Allen), RUNNING SCARED (Paul Walker) and MAN ABOUT TOWN (Ben Affleck). Prior to Media 8 Randy worked for Handprint Entertainment's film division developing projects for the company and their clients who included Jennifer Lopez, Nicole Kidman, Michelle Williams and Julia Stiles.


Strategic Senior Consultant

Bobby, a veteran of International sales and distribution. He began his career with Columbia Pictures in Europe. In 1969 he joined National General Pictures as President of their International Distribution which at the time represented also the films for First Artists which was a company formed by Paul Newman, Steve McQueen, Barbra Streisand and Sydney Poitier. Bobby started his own company, JAD Films, in 1973. Bobby became President of Lorimar Motion Pictures International in 1977. He left Lorimar in 1981 to become President of Filmways Pictures Corp. which was the forerunner of Orion Pictures Corp. He rejoined Lorimar in 1985 and then left prior to their merger with Warner Bros. to become President of the International division of Orion Pictures. After leaving Orion just prior to their sale to MGM, Bobby joined Odyssey Pictures and eventually joined Village Roadshow Pictures which was the production arm of the Australian distribution and theatrical exhibition company where he became President of International. He worked with Village Roadshow for nearly 14 years in several other capacities leaving in 2010. In 1980 Bobby formulated the idea of starting an international film market in Los Angeles which had been brewing among several international sales agents based in Los Angeles, and became the principal founder and guiding force of what became the American Film Marketing Association which is now known as IFTA becoming it first Chairman for two years. The AFM has become one of the three prominent international markets along with Cannes and Berlin. Bobby has remained on its Board of Directors since its inception. Among the nearly 700 films Bobby has been involved with in their international distribution during his career include the original THE GETAWAY, LITTLE BIG MAN, TWILIGHTS LAST GLEAMING, OBSESSION, BEING THERE, BLOW OUT, SILENCE OF THE LAMBS, DANCING WITH WOLVES, SHADOWS AND FOG, SWIMMING WITH SHARKS and A WALK ON THE MOON.

Jonathan Tybel

Manager of Business Development

Jonathan is primarily responsible for business development and for overseeing projects in the development and early development stage. Jonathan graduated from the University of Arts in London and has previously worked for such companies as the Guardian Newspapers, Nadia Bronson PR / DDA PR, Premier PR and on the corporate side; at NBC Universal in Los Angeles.