Brian Medavoy | Page 3 of 4 | Hollywood Talent Manager, Producer, Motivator
La La Land

There comes a time when art transcends mere intellect and takes aim at another part of ourselves: The heart. They bypass the brain and hit us in the gut. At its core, Damien Chazelle’s “La La Land” is about feeling things, and given the film’s 14 Academy Award nominations, it…

2016 year in review

What a year. I thought it would be interesting to see such a personal compilation of images representing national and global events, because it casts a new light of perspective on them. We all went through the same thing, but, in fact, we all experienced our own year while bearing…

Colorful planes

2016 has been a year of big strides for me. I have needed to do a lot of soul searching, planning, thinking and answering very difficult questions. I’ve dealt with adversity as well – but it has only made me stronger. Through all this, I realized that life is full…

David Foster

Recently, I wrote a post here on Medium about my relationship with my father, Mike Medavoy. While searching through my files for a copy of the speech I wrote for him, I stumbled upon a trove of the other letters and speeches I’ve written over the years. I was particularly…

Oscars

The Academy Awards is our State of the Union. They’re fun, they’re festive, but they’re also the single most important long hard look in the mirror that Hollywood makes each year. This year we heard plenty of tent pole and superhero jokes and the customary teasing of the studio system,…