Skydance Media Appionts Jun Oh to Head Theatrical and Interactive Business and Legal Affairs
SANTA MONICA, Calif. – October 22, 2018 –Skydance, the global diversified media company that creates premium, event-level entertainment for worldwide audiences, today announced thatJun Ohhas been namedHead of Theatrical and Interactive Business and Legal Affairs.In this role, Oh is responsible for all business and legal affairs related to both feature film development and production and interactive and emerging gaming platforms on a global basis. He will report to Jesse Sisgold, President and COO of Skydance Media.
“Jun is an extraordinary executive and accomplished dealmaker and we’re thrilled to welcome him into the leadership team at Skydance,” said Sisgold. “His wealth of experience will be invaluable as we pursue our ambitious film and interactive slates – we cannot imagine a better person to partner with in order to build on our continued success.”
Oh joins Skydance most recently from Global Road Entertainment where he served as president of business and legal affairs. Prior to Global Road, Oh had an extensive career at Warner Bros. Entertainment where he rose to senior vice president, business affairs, Warner Bros. Pictures. In that role, he was responsible for negotiating development, production, co-financing, distribution and other deals for such titles as Dunkirk, Ocean’s 8, Crazy Rich Asians and the upcoming Aquaman title. Oh was previously head of business and legal affairs for Warner Independent Pictures where he worked on deals for Slumdog Millionaire, among others. He began his entertainment career at The Walt Disney Company in the business and legal affairs group and holds a BA from Cornell University and a JD from UCLA School of Law.
About Skydance Media
Skydance is a diversified media company founded by David Ellison in 2010 to create high-quality, event-level entertainment for global audiences. The Company brings to life stories with immersive worlds across its feature film, television, interactive and animation divisions. Recent feature films include Mission: Impossible–Fallout and Annihilation. Skydance’s upcoming feature films include Top Gun: Maverick, 6 Underground, Gemini Manand the Untitled Terminatorproject. Skydance Television launched in 2013, and its current slate includes two Emmy-nominated series, Grace and Frankie and Altered Carbon, Tom Clancy’sJack Ryan, Condor, andFoundation. Skydance Interactive launched in 2016 to create and publish original and IP-based virtual reality video games; its library includes the mech-shooter gameArchangel: Hellfire and the upcoming 2019 title The Walking Dead: Saints and Sinners. In 2017, Skydance formed an animation and family entertainment division to develop and produce a slate of high-end feature films and television. The first slated movie is Luck,which comes to theaters March 2021.
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