Cordish Media Inc., a division of The Cordish Company, was founded in 1994 and does business as Seventh Art Releasing. The Company is a leading, award-winning independent film distribution company, headquarted in Los Angeles and with offices in New York City. The company was founded by Chairman Jonathan Cordish and CEO Ehud Epstein.
The Company has been repeatedly singled out as one of the most profitable and longest standing true independent distribution companies in the United States. Focusing primarily on feature-length documentaries, the company has distributed seven Academy Award nominated films since 1998, including the 1998 Academy Award winner for Best Documentary, The Long Way Home. It's most recent Academy Award nomination was for the feature film Balseros, a 2003 nominee for Best Documentary Feature. It has also distributed such other noteworthy and award-winning films such as Word Wars, A Perfect Candidate, Long Night's Journey into Day, and American Pimp. Seventh Art also has an active foreign sales division.
The company has close, active relationships with all the major media companies in film and television, and is often employed by these companies to handle specialized theatrical releases on their behalf. The company also serves as an Executive Producer on select projects, most recently for HBO on the documentary Creature.
For more information, visit the company's website at www.7thart.com.