ROBERT STEIN (CEO Roberi Media - CO-CEO Troika Pictures)
Robert produced and financed the surprise hit THE CALL released in 2013 by TriStar Pictures starring Halle Berry and Abigail Breslin, directed by Brad Anderson; followed the Spring 2015 release of THE ROAD WITHIN starring Dev Patel, Zoe Kravitz, Robert Sheehan, Kyra Sedgwick and Robert Patrick, written and directed by Gren Wells. In June 2016 Anchor Bay and Starz released Robert’s third producing/financing effort, CAREFUL WHAT YOU WISH FOR starring Nick Jonas, Isabel Lucas, Dermot Mulroney and Paul Sorvino, directed by Elizabeth Allen Stein.
Robert has a long and distinguished career in managing the talent side of the industry. In 1981, Stein formed Leading Artists Agency. In 1990 he founded United Talent Agency and in 1996 he was recruited by the William Morris Agency as Head of Worldwide Motion Pictures Group. In 2003 the Gores Brothers recruited Stein to help expand Paradigm Talent and Literary Agency. Stein’s client list of playwrights, screenwriters, directors and actors, novelist included Arnold Schwarzenegger, Ray Romano, Kevin James, Rob Reiner,
Paul & Chris Weitz, Frank Darabont, Martha Coolidge, Boaz Yakin, Tim Story, Chuck Russell, Joe Ruben, Matt Williams, William Friedkin, David Auburn, Robert Altman, Robert Harmon, Robert Mulligan, Marsha Norman and many others. As an agent, Stein was
instrumental in packaging over 250 films such as; Witness, The Shawshank Redemption, About A Boy, The Mask, The Green Mile, Minority Report, Fresh, Terminator 3, Fool For Love, Clara’s Heart, American Pie, Collateral, Collateral Damage, End of Days, Eraser, The Barber Shop, Scorpion King, introducing Dorothy Dandridge and many more.
Stein’s accolades include: Founder American Film Institute Third Decade Council; Board Member of American Cinematheque: California State Commissioner; Board Chair and Trustee for the California Science Center, Exposition Park. Stein is a partner in Nexgen Partners, a multimillion real estate development company. He is married to Erin Mulcahy Stein, attorney, Board Member United Friends of the Children and Executive Director of A Women’s Nation.