Award winning Manager/Producer Steven Adams is a Founding Partner at Alta Global Media
where he represents international media companies and talent.
Adams is a producer on the Netflix Original adaptation of Roger Guenveur Smith’s solo
performance piece RODNEY KING and the Peabody Award winning A HUEY P NEWTON
STORY for Starz, both directed by Academy Award winner Spike Lee. Adams recently served
as an Executive Producer on REDEMPTION DAY, starring Andy Garcia and Gary Dourdan.
Adams served for 4 years as a VFX Executive Producer with Paris-based VFX house BUF. His
credits there include such Academy Award winners as James Cameron’s AVATAR, Ang Lee’s
LIFE OF PI, THOR for Marvel Studios, as well as GREEN LANTERN, GREEN HORNET, Stephen Sommers’ ODD THOMAS, and Tim Burton’s DARK SHADOWS.
Steven was also VFX Executive Producer for French VFX house Digital District whose credits
include the Academy Award winning features THE ARTIST & THE INTOUCHABLES.
As a partner in Luna Ray Media, Adams produced the Peabody Award winning A HUEY P
NEWTON STORY, directed by Spike Lee, the first Starz original Production. Other indie credits with Luna Ray include GOD’S WAITING LIST, JUSTICE and BURNING SHADOWS, and the Sundance indie pilot IT’S NOT ABOUT JIMMY KEENE.
Television credits also include 3 seasons as Consultant on THE CULTURE CLASH SHOW.
Adams previously served as President of FilmPro Finance, consulting for such international film finance based clients as Bloomberg/Cite and its predecessor the Atlas Film & TV Finance Summit, Film Production Capital, and various global film commissions and festivals.
An accomplished host, Adams is a moderator for the Motion Picture Academy and co-produced and hosted the web series Show Me The F$#!ing Money: How to Invest, Raise Finance, and Recoup Money in the Film Business, featuring interviews with over 150 top names in the world of Film Finance. He is also a frequent public speaker and moderator at Cannes, NATPE, Sundance, Toronto, Content London among many others.
Steven began his career at the Paradigm Talent and Literary Agency and Landmark Artist
Management where he worked with actors such as Eric Stolz and Laurence Fishburne.
He is a member of the Producers Guild of America, the Television Academy, Content London
and the Los Angeles Art Association Advisory Board and serves as Board Ambassador for the
Blackhouse Foundation, an official partner of the Sundance Institute.