Academy of Television,Arts and Sciences Board Member and Juror
2011 Award Winner for “Outstanding Support of Independent Film Making”
In 2000, Alex Cohen created Synkronized in Paris, France. Starting as a simple one stop wholesaler for the rental and sale through video market, and. Soon, Synkronized became the main resource between the majors and the whole retailers market, and grew exponentially with the arrival of online retailers. In 2002, Synkronized represented over 2% of the whole video market in France.
In 2003, Alex Cohen started acquiring and Producing film content and released them on DVD throughout its pipeline of existing customers. At the end of 2003, Synkronized signed an exclusive distribution agreement with Paramount Pictures France to Distribute its line of films.
In 2004, Alex Cohen left Paris to Miami, and created Synkronized US, partnering with prestigious French labels in order to bring the best European movies for the American market.
In 2006, Synkronized joined forces with Entertainment One (E1 Entertainment), and started servicing Synkronized releases on the Digital and VOD market as well.
Alex Cohen also started producing features in 2008,(a dozen of films produced so far), partnering with Maverick, Warner or Lionsgate.
In 2011, he won the Florida award from the DBFF Film Festival for outstanding support to the independent filmmakers scene.
In 2012, with a strong line up including Stereoscopic 3D animations, along with major cast features, Synkronized left E1 in order to continue its growth of releasing 2 films per month with a 3 Years Exclusive Partnership with Millenium Entertainment, releasing with success titles like the Lady Gaga Biography, Action and Kids Films, all productions being over 3M$ budget.
With over 150 films and documentaries released so far, and with new production projects, including more 3D feature and a TV series, for 2014.
The Synkronized catalog is more than 100 nominations worldwide and over 50 awards won, and growing