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STXdigital is a global creator, producer and marketer of original short-format, talent-driven content for distribution across digital and social platforms. In 2016, STXdigital acquired Surreal, which is a leader in virtual reality content creation, having produced more than 100 immersive experiences. Upcoming highlights include Brawlers, which is being developed exclusively for Snapchat, and a slate of original premium VR series from STXsurreal, including The Limit, by director Robert Rodriguez, starring Michelle Rodriguez, a new comedy series from ‘The Office’ star Ed Helms, an untitled Dave Bautista action-comedy, a spinoff of STX’s ‘Mile 22’ film franchise from director Peter Berg, a Jay and Silent Bob project from writer and director Kevin Smith, and a Sci-fi-thriller from ‘John Wick” writer Derek Kolstad. STXsurreal’s work has been nominated for an Emmy Award, and won multiple Shorty Awards.

Rich Sullivan
Chief Operating Officer of New Media Group
Rich Sullivan
Chief Operating Officer of New Media Group
  • Currently leading all business operations for the rapidly expanding digital business
  • Former Chief Financial Officer for STX Entertainment
  • Former Deputy Chief Financial Officer at DreamWorks Animation
  • Former senior investment executive at AT&T, focusing on investor relations and mergers & acquisitions
  • Columbia Business School
Jason Goldberg
Chief Creative Officer of New Media Group & Alternative Content
Jason Goldberg
Chief Creative Officer of New Media Group & Alternative Content
  • Currently leading all aspects of unscripted and digital content
  • Founder and former partner at Katalyst Media with Ashton Kutcher
  • Created and produced MTV’s long-running “Punk’d” and “Beauty and the Geek”.
  • Early adopter and creator of digital, branded content for advertisers including Pepsi, Intel and Google
Andy Vick
Co-President of Virtual Reality & Immersive Content
Andy Vick
Co-President of Virtual Reality & Immersive Content
  • Currently leading VR & immersive content strategy, development, production, and partnerships alongside Co-President Rick Rey
  • Founder and former Chief Content Officer at Surreal, an immersive content brand—acquired by STX
  • Former Head of Development at Maker Studios, a digital content brand—acquired by The Walt Disney Company
  • Former film and TV writer and producer for major film and Television studios including DreamWorks Animation and Twentieth Century Fox
Rick Rey
Co-President of Virtual Reality & Immersive Entertainment
Rick Rey
Co-President of Virtual Reality & Immersive Entertainment
  • Currently leading all aspects of virtual reality and immersive content strategy, development and production
  • Founder and former Chief Executive Officer at Surreal, an immersive content studio — acquired by STX Entertainment
  • Former General Manager of Entertainment at Maker Studios, a multi-channel digital network — acquired by The Walt Disney Company
  • Former senior programming executive at Blip.tv, a digital studios and platform — acquired by Maker Studios
Alan Welch
Head of Production for Alternative Programming
Alan Welch
Head of Production for Alternative Programming
Ben Bitonti
SVP of Development for Unscripted & Alternative Programming
Ben Bitonti
SVP of Development for Unscripted & Alternative Programming
Brandon Fong
SVP of Business Development
Brandon Fong
SVP of Business Development