Matt Brodlie Joins Relativity as Executive VP of Acquisitions

Matt Brodlie Joins Relativity as Executive VP of Acquisitions

The former Exclusive Media executive comes onboard as the company ramps up its acquisitions slate

Matt Brodlie PortraitMatt Brodlie has joined Relativity as executive VP of acquisitions, and will report to Relativity president Tucker Tooley, the studio announced Thursday.

Brodlie comes onboard as the company ramps up its acquisition slate. He most recently ran (and started) the U.S. distribution division of Exclusive Media. Brodlie also headed acquisitions for the company, with an eye for pick-ups for international sales.

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Prior to that, Brodlie ran Paramount's Worldwide Acquisitions Group, overseeing domestic and international acquisitions of both packaged and completed films. He was also responsible for local-language productions and co-productions in the many territories outside the U.S. where Paramount distributes.

Previously, Brodlie was senior VP of production and acquisitions for TriStar Pictures. He headed the label's development, production and acquisitions activities. Prior to TriStar, Brodlie was at Miramax Films for just over 10 years where he was senior VP of acquisitions and co-productions. He oversaw the acquisitions staff in Los Angeles, Beijing and Sydney.

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Relativity's recent acquisitions include Joseph Gordon Levitt's directorial debut “Don Jon” and the upcoming espionage thriller ”The November Man,” which stars Pierce Brosnan and opens on Aug. 27. The company will also release the Simon Pegg movie “Hector and the Search for Happiness” in select cities on Sept. 26.