Grindstone Entertainment Group

President/CEO-Barry Brooker

Partner/Head of Acquisitions-Stan Wertlieb

Vice President of Marketing-Christy Cannon

Director of Acquisitions and Development-Ryan Black

Head of Operations-Eli Wooten

Marketing Manager-Elizabeth Obermeier

Executive Assistant-Matthew Williams

Grindstone Entertainment Group operates in partnership with Lionsgate to release over 30 acquired and/or produced films per year. As a fully integrated company, Grindstone excels in turn-key acquisitions, marketing and technology expertise while utilizing the Lionsgate brand to maximize results on all platforms. Our most notable productions include SET UP, starring Bruce Willis and Ryan Phillippe; FREELANCERS, starring Robert De Niro, Forest Whitaker and Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson, and FIRE WITH FIRE, starring Bruce Willis and Josh Duhamel. Forthcoming releases include THE FROZEN GROUND, with Nicholas Cage and John Cusack; EMPIRE STATE, starring Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and Liam Hemsworth and REASONABLE DOUBT, starring Samuel L. Jackson and Dominic Cooper.


Contact Us

2700 Colorado Ave. #200,
Santa Monica, CA 90404

Phone : 310.255.4920
Fax : 310.255.3766
Email: info@thegrindstone.net