VMI Worldwide is an international sales, film finance and production company based in Los Angeles, California. Founded in 2004 by Andre Relis, VMI has an impeccable reputation in the industry having represented a wide variety of independent films in all genres in addition to thousands of hours of documentary and music content. Our films have played at the most prestigious film festivals around the world including Sundance, SXSW, Cannes, Berlin and The Toronto International Film Festival.
Some of VMI Worldwide’s past titles include Hellion starring Aaron Paul and Juliette Lewis, Wicked Blood, starring Abigail Breslin and Sean Bean, Gallowwalkers with Wesley Snipes, Why Stop Now starring Jesse Eisenberg, Melissa Leo and Tracy Morgan, Blood of Redmption starring Dolph Lundgren and Vinnie Jones, Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn starring Val Kilmer and Jake T.Austin and My Son My Son, directed by Werner Herzog and starring Michael Shannon, Chloe Sevigny, Michael Pena AndWillem Dafoe.
On the documentary side, VMI is proud to have represented such fine films as Lemmy, about the life and career of the lead singer of Motorhead; Upside Down: The Creation Records Story, about the hugely successful independent label behind the band Oasis and Lil Wayne: The Carter, an unbiased look at one of music’s biggest and most controversial superstars.
VMI Worldwide has cultivated an extensive network of long-term, direct relationships with the top networks, distributors and releasing companies around the globe. VMI attends and exhibits at all the major film and television markets including: NATPE, Berlinale, Hong Kong Filmart, MIPTV, the Marche du Film at the Cannes Film Festival, LA Screenings, DISCOP, MIPCOM, AFM and ATF in addition to regular sales trips throughout the world.
VMI has moved aggressively into production signing a multi-picture production output deal with Cinedigm for North American distribution for in-house productions. Under the terms of this deal, VMI Worldwide will produce four to six highly commercial, talent-driven, genre-centric projects per year with Cinedigm handling the theatrical and home entertainment release and distribution strategy as well as manage the marketing campaigns.