With over 30 years of experience, Steven Saxton is a successful serial entrepreneur and highly regarded expert in corporate structuring, private equity, public companies, corporate refinancing, and capital raising for startups. Mr. Saxton has been the lead negotiator for numerous partnerships, mergers, acquisitions and rollups for private and public companies. For the past 25 years, Mr. Saxton has worked as a Producer, Manager, Agent, Distributor and Financier in the Entertainment Industry. Mr. Saxton has served as the Founder, CEO and Chairman of Hollywood Studios, Artist International (AI) and Models International. Link – IMDB
Mr. Saxton has Executive Produced or co-financed 47 films that have accumulated 196 Nominations and 107 Wins including Lone Survivor, 2 Guns, The Kids Are All Right, Who Framed Roger Rabbit?, Good Morning Vietnam, Zero Hour (Highest grossing film in Venezuelan history) and Honey I Shrunk The Kids which have grossed over $1.6+ Billion at the worldwide box office. Link – By The Numbers
Representation/TV – Artist International has managed writers, directors and actors. AI’s talent has created, written or starred in Californication, The Newsroom, Sleepy Hollow, Twisted, Sons of Anarchy, How I Met Your Mother, Dexter, Sopranos, NCIS Shameless, Desperate Housewives, The OC, Law and Order, Community, and numerous other highly regarded shows.
Fashion – Models International is an agency that has represented high profile fashion, commercial and print models for the LA market and internationally.
Music – Prior to focusing on film, Mr. Saxton was a highly regarded music executive, having worked with the likes of Robert Downey Jr., Eddie Van Halen, Slash, Edgar Winter, Steve Vigh, Les Brown and his Band of Renown, Lou Raw, Steve Lukather, 69 Boys, Horace Silver, Taylor Eigsti, and many others. Mr. Saxton founded Bop City Records and during that time worked with legendary recording producers/engineers with 200+ Golden and Platinum Records including, Al Schmitt (21 Grammys and 2 Latin Grammys, and artists such as Elvis, Michael Jackson, and Bob Dillion), Ed Cherney (3 Grammys and 6 Grammy nominations, and artists such as Rolling Stones, Eric Clapton, Lenny Kravitz, and Iggy Pop), and Elliot Scheiner (7 Grammys, 24 Grammy nominations, and 4 Emmy Nominations, and artists such as Aerosmith, Foo Fighters, Eagles and Queen).
Investment Banking/Corporate – Prior to transitioning into the entertainment sector, Mr. Saxton was a President of Texca Petroleum Oil and Gas Operating Company, former Vice President at NASD broker/dealing for 21st Century Securities, as well as a Commodities Broker for a boutique Commodities firm.
Personal – In 2004, Mr. Saxton was inducted as a Knight by the Knights of Malta Coptic Catholic. Sir Steven Saxton’s nomination has been endorsed by Grand Master H.S.H Prince Antonio Ruspoli, approved by Cardinal Stephanos II, Patriarch of Alexandria, blessed by his eminence, Pope John Paul II and is on record at the Vatican in Rome. Mr. Saxton is 53 years old, and currently resides in Malibu, CA with his wife and daughter.