Mr. Mendelsohn has been the prior chief Media Entertainment advisor for Bank Of Tokyo/Union Bank of California [ 5years] and BNP Paribas [10 years] and arranged production financing for/or produced over $1.9 billion in production financing and $5.4 billion in box office revenue over 318 independent and major studio films.
Mr. Mendelsohn has also arranged financing for such films as Beacon Pictures and Wolfgang Peterson’s AIR FORCE ONE, Lakeshore Entertainment produced THE MOTHMAN PROPHECIES , the Wachowski Brothers’ THE MATRIX , Icon Pictures produced WHAT WOMEN WANT and Quentin Tarantino’ s RESERVOIR DOGS. He also Executive Produced LORD OF WAR , written and directed by Andrew Niccol and starring Nicolas Cage and Ethan Hawke.
Mendelsohn’s Patriot Pictures recently developed, financed, and produced HANGMAN starring Al Pacino, Karl Urban, and Brittany Snow; VENGEANCE: A LOVE STORY starring Nicolas Cage and Don Johnson; ZEROVILLE starring James Franco, Seth Rogan, Will Ferrell, Megan Fox, and Danny McBride; MY NAME IS LENNY starring Josh Helman and current UFC Middleweight Champion Michael Lisping, KINKY starring Vivica A. Fox, Robert Ri’chard, Gary Dourdan, and Dawn Richard, CHOCOLATE CITY: VEGAS STRIP starring Robert Ri’chard, Mekhi Phifer, Vivica A. Fox, Michael Jai White, Genuine, and Mel B; USS INDIANAPOLIS starring Nicolas Cage; I AM WRATH starring John Travolta and directed by Chuck Russell (“The Mask”); CHOCOLATE CITY starring Robert Ri’chard, Tyson Beckford, Vivica A. Fox, and Michael Jai White; and WILD HORSES starring Robert Duvall, James Franco, Josh Hartnett, and directed by Robert Duvall.