Makeready Chief Brad Weston Broadens Quality From Oscar-Bait Slates To Multiple Platforms – Deadline Disruptors

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After a five-year run as New Regency president and CEO that garnered two Best Picture winners—12 Years a Slave and Birdman—and nearly a third—The RevenantBrad Weston left to form Makeready with funding from eOne and distribution through Universal Pictures. And the game plan, he says, was to go beyond the traditional platforms of film and television. One year in, and with Pam Abdy and Scott Nemes running film and TV, Makeready has already wrapped one feature, the Sam…