Art Birzneck – President & Chief Executive Officer
As an Executive Producer, Producer and owner of Birch Tree Entertainment Inc., Art Birzneck has overseen the acquisition, financial development, production, and distribution of over fifteen successful film projects including martial arts action films Honor, Brave, The Sanctuary, High Kick Girl, The Liquidator and the upcoming action thriller Vigilantes: The Lost Order directed by legendary action director Yuen Wo-Ping and military action thriller Black Watch. Previously, as President of Eclipse Entertainment Group, Inc., a publicly traded company, Art oversaw all finance and distribution activities of the Company from 1997 to 2003. With a BA in Economics, Art has an extensive knowledge of the feature film industry as well as a diverse business background. Art holds a 3rd degree black belt in Okinawan Goju-Ryu Karate and has strong connections in the martial arts community. Art oversees the business and distribution elements of each film project for Birch Tree. Recognizing the worldwide demand for and lack of quality action films, Art is focused on developing and producing new action franchises featuring international storylines and cast.