Hollywood Spotlight: Jeff Bezo has a Biopic
Vision Films makes
'Bezos: The Beginning'
Biopic about the Billionare Amazon Tycoon
Filmed in Miami-Dade County by local production company Spanglish Media.
Bezos: The Beginning, ison all Transactional VOD platforms. Vision holds worldwide rights and has closed deals in the CIS, Slovakia, Czech Republic, India, Brazil, Latin America, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam in addition to a global airline deal.
Set in the mid-90s, the film covers the era when Bezos was a successful hedge fund executive with the idea that would change the world. It is the first feature film created about the founding of the Amazon behemoth.
American multinationaltechnology company focusing on e-commerce, cloud computing, online advertising, digital streaming, and artificial intelligence. It has been referred to as "one of the most influential economic and cultural forces in the world",and is one of the world's most valuable brands. It is one of the Big Five American information technology companies, alongside Alphabet (Google), Apple, Meta (Facebook), and Microsoft.
Based on the book "Zero to Hero," by Tashena Ebanks, the film is written by Allison Burnett (Autumn in New York) and RV Romero (Underworld Awakening) and directed by Khoa Le (Walt Before Mickey). Produced by Alberto de la Cruz, Armando Gutierrez, and Nehir Onay from Spanglish Media and executive produced by Nick Friedman and Emilio Estefan.
The story follows Jeffrey Bezos, then a successful 31-year-old hedge fund manager with a lucrative career. With the support of his wife and borrowed money from his father, he quits his job and moves across the country to launch his dream of creating the world's largest online bookstore. From his dilapidated garage, he and two hard-working techies struggle to find investors and find themselves challenged by the burgeoning internet and the CEO of the largest retail bookstore, Barnes and Noble.
The story was filmed in Miami Dade County locations include Main Library, Opa Locka west and Greynolds Park.
Check out the trailer below and let us know if you are inspired to see it.
Bezos: The Beginning :available on major streaming and cable platforms across the US and Canada