President, International Sales & Distribution
Michael Rothstein joined
IM Global in March 2015 as President, International Sales and
Distribution. Based in Los Angeles, Rothstein oversees a sales operation
of over 40 people spread across regional offices in Los Angeles, London,
Beijing and Mexico City.
Prior to joining IM Global, Rothstein was the President of International at The Weinstein Company where he served between its inception in 2005 until 2013, based in New York. Before The Weinstein Company, Rothstein was a sales executive at Miramax Films from 1997 to 2004. During 16 years with the Weinsteins, he worked with filmmakers as diverse as Quentin Tarantino, Paul Thomas Anderson, David O. Russell, Tim Burton, Rob Marshall and Stephen Daldry, and was responsible for the international sales and distribution of some of the Weinstein’s most critically acclaimed and commercially successful films including Silver Linings Playbook, Philomena, The King’s Speech, The Artist, Chicago, The Hours, Finding Neverland, and Quentin Tarantino’s Kill Bill Volumes 1 and 2.