Adrian Politowski, BAFTA Nominated Film Producer, CEO – ALIGN

Adrian Politowski is a BAFTA nominated film producer and CEO of film production and financing company Align. With headquarters in LA and presence in London, Brussels and Luxemburg. Align is backed by a greenlight fund enabling to produce and fully finance features and TV.

Adrian is the Co-Founder and previous CEO of Umedia (2004-2019) where he grew the group organically with Nadia Khamlichi from a modest 3 person organization into the $100M+ turnover international film group with 200 staff. In 2020, he sold his stake in Umedia.

Politowski worked as a producer on over 450 films including such hits as the multi Academy Award winning THE ARTIST, GOOD LUCK TO YOU LEO GRANDE, MANDY, HBO's, MY BRILLIANT FRIEND, Paramount's PAWS OF FURY, SEVEN SISTERS (What Happened to Monday), GRACE OF MONACO, THE MUSTANG, YVES SAINT LAURENT to name a few. His films have garnered 25 Official Cannes Selection, 11 Oscar Nominations (5 wins) and 77 nominations (22 wins) at the French César Awards.

Adrian also sits on the Board of Directors of publicly traded VFX/gaming company Goodbye Kansas, as well as cutting edge medical company Nordic Executive Medicine and sits on the Advisory Board of WIFTI (Women in Film and TV International).

He holds Masters in Engineering and a Masters in Economics, both from Oxford University. He splits his time between Los Angeles, Brussels and Stockholm