VMI Worldwide is one of the leading, intercontinental sales, film finance and production companies based in the heart of the movie making capital of the world, Hollywood, California. Founded in 2010 by Andre Relis, VMI has an impeccable reputation in the industry by building a strong collaborative and transparent relationship with filmmakers, financiers, and distributors. VMI’s mandate is to support high quality independent filmmaking from all sides of the spectrum. By bringing together visionary talented filmmakers and collaborating with financiers and distributors, VMI empowers its filmmakers by providing the support needed to facilitate production. VMI's goal is to establish long-term partnerships by building strong and honest relationships, while acquiring and producing cast driven, commercial and marketable feature films, documentaries and TV content.
VMI has moved aggressively into production, securing a six-picture slate venture with Canadian based Mind's Eye Entertainment and a multi picture production output deal with Cinedigm (Nasdaq CIDM). This has resulted in the production of THE HUMANITY BUREAU starring Nicolas Cage, THE RECALL starring Wesley Snipes & RJ Mitte and WAR PIGS Starring Mickey Rourke and Dolph Lundgren. VMI’s in house productions include THE PERFECT WEAPON starring Steven Seagal, Wicked Blood starring Sean Bean & Abigail Breslin, BLOOD OF REDEMPTION starring Dolph Lundgren, Vinnie Jones and Billy Zane.
VMI’s dedicated music division, Vision Music is proud to have represented and released such fine documentaries as the most dangerous group in the world and creators of "gangsta rap" NWA & Eazy-E: Kings of Compton, Soaked in Bleach, the detective story about who was really behind the murder of the iconic Rock Legend Kurt Cobain, 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, and many more.
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’s films have played and competed at the most prestigious film festivals around the world including Sundance, SXSW, Cannes, Berlin, Tribeca, Toronto International Film Festival, etc.