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Executive Vice President, Business Affairs and Strategy
Sony Pictures Animation
Jeffrey Korchek is the executive vice president of Business Affairs and Strategy for Sony Pictures Animation. In this role, Jeffrey oversees all legal and business affairs matters for Sony Pictures Animation and its slate of feature films, television, and home entertainment productions.
Before joining Sony Pictures Animation, Jeffrey was Vice President of Licensing Acquisitions and Content Business Affairs at Mattel. In this position, he was responsible for identifying and acquiring new licensed properties based on third party intellectual property for the purpose of making toys and consumer products. Jeffrey had been at Mattel since 2005, where he started as Vice President of Legal and Business Affairs.
Throughout his career, Jeffrey has also held positions in a variety of entertainment companies including 12 years of experience as Executive Vice President at Universal Pictures in charge of Business and Legal Affairs, senior executive at USA Entertainment, and as an attorney at Manatt, Phelps, Rotenberg and Tunney.
Jeffrey is an adjunct professor at the USC School of Cinematic Arts, where he has taught the first-year motion picture and television business course in the Peter Stark Producing Program for 18 years. Jeffrey's film credits include Executive Producer on an independent film, Graduation, and a documentary Mortified Nation.
Jeffrey is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Law, and also holds an M.B.A. from Wharton. He received his bachelor's degree in economics from the University of California, Berkeley.