Jeffrey is a partner in Beyond Athlete Management (BAM). He is also co-founder and serves as Co-CEO of BAM affiliate, Los Angeles Media Fund (for more information on LAMF, see below). Through Considered Entertainment, which he founded in 2008, Jeffrey produced Warren Beatty’s Rules Don’t Apply, Basmati Blues starring Brie Larson, and the Emmy-nominated documentary A Small Act. Jeffrey is the Co-Chair of InventTV — www.invent.tv — a leading unscripted television company. Jeffrey is President Emeritus of the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles and a Trustee of the Creative Capital Foundation and Board Chair of The Screenwriters Colony. Jeffrey also serves as President of the Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans, which annually provides grants to cover graduate education of 30 new Americans annually (immigrants and children of immigrants) who are poised to make significant contributions to US society, culture or their academic field.
Simon is a partner in Beyond Athlete Management (BAM). He is also co-founder and serves as Co-CEO of Los Angeles Media Fund (see below). Simon has over 25 years of experience as a California (and UK) lawyer. In private practice, Simon represented some of the world’s largest media and technology companies. Simon served as General Counsel of Pricegrabber.com and was involved in the sale of the company in 2005 for $485 million. He also served as CEO of Future Films (US), at the time, a major film finance company. Simon is the Co-Chair of InventTV.
LAMF was launched in 2014 by Jeffrey Soros and Simon Horsman with an initial mandate to finance and produce feature films. The company has since expanded into scripted and unscripted television, sports, Broadway and other live events, as well as tech with plans to continue breaking new ground across the entertainment landscape. What follows are a few examples of projects with which LAMF is involved with a particular emphasis on sports:
In direct partnership with The Los Angeles Lakers, LAMF is in production on a five-part docu-series on the “showtime” era of the franchise.
LAMF is in production of a feature documentary covering the playing career and life of soon-to-be-announced iconic soccer player.
With producing partners, Dwyane Wade, Chance the Rapper and Daniel Poneman (among others), LAMF financed and produced the Emmy-nominated basketball documentary, Shot in the Dark, distributed by Fox Sports.
LAMF produced the Tribeca Audience Award winning documentary, United Skates, which premiered on HBO in February, 2019.
In addition to the above, LAMF has produced numerous feature films, such as Step Sisters, The Bye Bye Man, The Space Between Us and Juliet Naked.
In June 2019, LAMF received a Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical for the groundbreaking Broadway production of Oklahoma!
Though an affiliate, LAMF also produced the first season of Red Table Talk on Facebook Watch.