Corporate Team: Barr Potter

Barr Potter | Chief Administrative Officer

Barr Potter is an entrepreneur at heart, as well as a highly skilled businessman with a legal, creative and artistic background. He has had over 37 years of experience in the entertainment business, serving in such roles as a writer, producer, C-level studio executive, artists’ manager, entrepreneur and attorney. He has also been at the forefront of the virtual reality industry, having recently been the President and CEO of a start-up production company in that arena. Previous work experience includes:  President & COO of Thorn EMI Screen Entertainment; President, COO & Board Member of JVC Entertainment, Inc.; Founder, Chairman & CEO of Tripod Entertainment, Inc., and Chairman & CEO of Largo Entertainment, Inc. At Largo, he financed/produced/sold 20 feature films, including “Affliction,” which garnered two Oscar nominations (winning one).

Barr attained a B.A. degree in Economics from Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut, and a J.D. degree from Columbia University School of Law in New York City. He is a member of the California State Bar and the New York State Bar, as well as a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, where he served for several years on its committee that screens and selects the nominees for Best Foreign Language Film. Why Barr enjoys working at  “It's an exciting business model as well as a  complete 180 from what I've done before; and it's the only place where I'm encouraged to wear a Hawaiian shirt to work.”

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