ELEXA RUTH– INTERIM EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Elexa Ruth is Executive Vice President of Operations and Strategy at Talaria Pictures, a Los Angeles-based filmed entertainment financing and production company. She works with the CEO structuring the financing for motion picture transactions and negotiating distribution agreements with major studios. Ms. Ruth is also responsible for the operational support of the company along with the development and implementation of strategic partnerships and corporate communications.
Prior to this, she served as Vice President of Operations at Vendian Entertainment, which co-financed and executive produced the commercial success “Hacksaw Ridge,” which was nominated for six Academy Awards and won two Oscars, while generating more than $175 million at the global box office. Previously, Ms. Ruth worked in the Office of the CEO at Worldview Entertainment, which was widely recognized for its role in the critically acclaimed success, “Birdman,” which was nominated for nine Academy Awards and won four Oscars including Best Picture.
Ms. Ruth serves on the Board of Trustees at Aspen Film and is a U.S. Delegate at NEXUS, a global movement to bridge communities of wealth and social entrepreneurship. She holds degrees in Business and English from Tulane University.