INFINITY FILMS HOLDINGS, LLC is an entertainment enterprise specializing in the development, production, and financing of high quality, commercially driven feature films and television programs. Based in Los Angeles, Infinity prides itself on bringing together the industry's foremost directors, writers, actors, and creative talents to generate high-quality, creative content. Drawing on experience and talent from every aspect of the entertainment industry, Infinity maintains a strong understanding of the evolving domestic and international market place for film, television, and new media.
Infinity's objective is to produce exceptional creative properties made with recognizable talent in various genres. Infinity has taken on projects ranging from horror (The Devil's Rejects) to action (Push) to comedy (Just Friends, Saved!) to prize winning and critically acclaimed dramas (the Academy Award-winning Capote). Our films have garnered 7 Academy Award nominations with one win. Our company has the capability and expertise to support studios by engaging in negative pick up agreements. Infinity has successfully produced and financed over $600,000,000 in film projects, with our average budget range between $5-$40 million.
Michael Ohoven, the company's CEO and producer, formed Infinity Media in 2000. Mr. Ohoven learned financing and institutional investment at the prestigious Commerzbank and at the family's investment bank. While studying economics and business administration at one of Germany's leading universities, Mr. Ohoven joined the International Corporate Affairs division of RTL Television, Europe's largest private broadcaster.
After two and a half years, Mr. Ohoven left the company to form Infinity. Under his leadership, the company quickly established strong working relationships with major studios, talent representatives, and financial institutions. Amongst numerous international nominations and awards, his films have already been honored with five Academy Award nominations and one win. Mr. Ohoven is one of the youngest ever Oscar-nominated producers, and in 2006, The Hollywood Reporter named him one of Hollywood's "Most Prolific Producers."
Mr. Ohoven follows his family's proud tradition of business leadership and charitable endeavors. His companies provide significant contributions to charitable organizations, and he holds multiple positions with several of them, including CEO of the Foundation for UNESCO-Education for Children in Need and President of Hope for Children in Need.
President, Cobalt Pictures
Vice President, Infinity
Travis Mann is an executive with over 20 years’ experience in the film and television industries. Over the course of his career, Travis has served in a variety of executive roles with Infinity Media, Inferno Entertainment, Crystal Sky Pictures and Walt Disney Pictures. Immediately prior to founding Cobalt Pictures, Travis worked as Head of Production for Mission Pictures International. With a background in business and law, Travis has a finance degree from Southern Methodist University and a law degree from UCLA.
Vice President, Operations
Rob Baker is a producer, writer and production executive. He’s helmed numerous media projects of a major charity for the blind, including the annual Vision Awards celebrity event; “TheatreVision” audio description of films and TV broadcasts; The Eyes of Christmas annual television special, and other projects including the “Vision Network” for audio-described programming. He is a veteran of live events, having helped produce and script events for Make-a-Wish; the Odyssey Ball for the John Wayne Cancer Institute; the LAFLA Access to Justice Awards; the University Kidney Disease Research Associates event; the Israel Film Festival Awards; the ABC’s for Breast and Prostate Cancer Awards; Lambda Legal and others. For four years Rob produced the Los Angeles-based late night celebrity talk show, The John Kerwin Show. He has worked with Infinity since 2006 and is credited on the films Pride, Operation: Endgame, Shadow People and the NBC series Siberia.
Head of Infinity 360
Kurt Schemper is a producer and executive in the film and television industry. Prior to joining Infinity360 he began his career at the sitcom powerhouse, Carsey-Werner working in production management (That ‘70s Show, 3rd Rock From the Sun). In 2004 he took to freelancing, producing several independent films before embracing the frontlines of reality & documentary television, most recently, A&E’s series Dogs of War.
He has produced award-winning content for many networks, including 138 episodes of the mega-hit series Intervention. He received an Emmy award for outstanding reality series in 2009 and nominations from the Producers Guild of America in 2010 & 2011 for his work on Intervention. He’s a member of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, the Producer’s Guild of America and was a charter member of the Hollywood Post Alliance.
Head of Infinity Television
Paul Pender graduated from Glasgow University in Scotland with a degree in Law and an Honours degree in English Literature. He attended the prestigious National Film and Television School, where he wrote, produced and directed the award-winning comedy drama THE GAME, for the UK's ITV network. He worked in London as a journalist, winning the Cosmopolitan Young Journalist of the Year award, and also worked at the BBC for 5 years. Paul developed and produced FRANZ KAFKA'S "IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE" which won both a BAFTA award and the 1995 ACADEMY AWARD for Best Live Action Short.
As a screenwriter, Paul's work includes BEAUTIFUL LIES and the comedy THE BOGIE MAN, both of which yielded him BAFTA nominations. In addition to his prolific film and television screenplay writing, Paul developed and wrote EVELYN (starring Pierce Brosnan and directed by Bruce Beresford) for Infinity Films, beginning his fruitful association with the company. With Infinity, Paul is currently developing the features HAILWOOD and WINALOTA CASH, as well as numerous projects, both Reality and Drama, as head of Infinity's Television Division.