EXCLUSIVE: Emmett/Furla/Oasis Films has made a series of promotions, elevating Tim Sullivan to President of Production and Development, Alex Eckert to Creative Executive, and Tony Callie to Chief Operating Officer.
Sullivan started with Emmett/Furla as an intern in 2008, where he rose to Director of Development. Eckert has been first assistant to Emmett and Furla and before that worked in the training program at ICM Partners. Eckert will work under Sullivan to source new material, and will be a production exec. Recent hire Ethan Weiner will replace Eckert as executive assistant. Veteran attorney Callie began at EFO in 2014 as the head of business and legal affairs. Prior to joining EFO, Callie held the same position with Oceana Media Finance.
EFO makes the promotions as it continues a prolific pace that includes the upcoming Martin Scorsese-directed Silence, and the recent acquisition of the movie rights on the Atari arcade games Centipede and Missile Command. Also completed is the Arnold Schwarzenegger- starrer 478, the Nicolas Cage-John Cusack-starrer Southern Fury, and Marauders. Latter stars Bruce Willis, Christopher Meloni, Adrian Grenier and Dave Bautista, and will be released July 1 by Lionsgate Premiere.