About IM Global Music
In December 2014 IM Global launched its IM Global Music division, the President of which is seasoned music publishing, private equity and studio music executive David Schulhof. IM Global Music focuses on acquiring song catalogues, soundtracks, music supervision services and developing music driven film and television content. In early 2015 the venture announced a strategic film production partnership with leading US record label Republic Records, a division of Universal Music Group, and an administration, publishing and co-financing partnership with industry leader Kobalt Music Group. Recent and upcoming soundtrack album releases for IM Global Music include SECRET IN THEIR EYES, FIFTY SHADES OF BLACK, COLLIDE, SOUTHSIDE WITH YOU, VIRAL, INCARNATE and AUTOPSY OF JANE DOE. Upcoming film projects include the UNTITLED JOHN LEGEND FILM PROJECT.
About David Schulhof
David Schulhof joined IM Global in December 2014 as President of IM Global Music.
Previously, Schulhof was a Managing Director at G2 Investment Group, an offshoot of New York private equity firm Guggenheim Partners, focusing on the firm's media investments.
Prior to G2, Schulhof was Co-Founder and CEO of Evergreen Copyrights which between 2005 and 2010 pursued an aggressive global acquisition strategy, acquiring 26 music and music-publishing catalogs, and signing dozens of international songwriters and composers. Schulhof and his partners built Evergreen into one of the leading independent music publishing companies worldwide and in 2010 sold Evergreen to KKR/BMG Rights Management.
Before launching Evergreen, Schulhof was Vice President of Motion Picture Music at Miramax and Dimension films, overseeing music, music publishing, music supervision and soundtracks for the Studio. Prior to joining Miramax, Schulhof was a lawyer at the law offices of Pryor Cashman Sherman and Flynn, representing film, music and TV clients. He began his career at Interscope Records and graduated from the NYU School of Law and Georgetown University.
About Stuart Ford
Stuart Ford founded IM Global in 2007. The company is one of the leading financing, sales and distribution companies in the film and television world, championing a wide variety of cinema, including mainstream commercial, art house, foreign language and genre fare. In May 2010, Reliance Entertainment, part of Indian conglomerate Reliance ADA Group, acquired a majority shareholding in the company. The company has offices in Los Angeles, New York, London, Mumbai, Mexico City, and Beijing. At IM Global Ford oversees the Company’s day to day production, financing, foreign sales, acquisitions, marketing, publicity, financial and legal operations as well as being the Company’s senior strategic decision maker.
Ford is a regular speaker, panelist and broadcaster around the globe on the subjects of film distribution and financing, the evolution of digital technologies within the entertainment sector and on the continuing cultural and technological issues influencing the global film industry. In late 2010 the UK’s Guardian newspaper listed Ford as one of the 50 most influential individuals in global cinema. As an individual has produced or executive produced more than 25 Hollywood features.