Eli Holzman is the founder and CEO of The Intellectual Property Corporation and the President of Sony Pictures Television Nonfiction. As CEO of IPC, Holzman oversees the company’s day-to-day operations and its diverse slate of series, features, and projects in development across broadcast, cable and the major streaming services. As President of SPT Nonfiction, Holzman oversees the independent production companies which form the SPT Nonfiction group: 19 Entertainment & 19 Recordings, Sharp Entertainment, B17 Entertainment, Maxine, This Machine Filmworks, This Radicle Act Productions, Trilogy Films, House of Non-Fiction, and The Intellectual Property Corporation.
Holzman began his career in 1996 at Miramax Films where he co-founded the company’s television department, created the multi-Emmy nominated series PROJECT RUNWAY and produced a wide array of scripted series, movies and minis for the studio. Holzman left Miramax in 2005 to run Ashton Kutcher’s 20th Century Fox-based Katalyst Films and to work as an independent producer.
In 2008, Holzman co-founded Studio Lambert USA, where he launched and Executive Produced UNDERCOVER BOSS, the #1 new show of the 2009 season and the highest rated reality premiere of all time. In 2013, Studio Lambert USA was fully acquired and changed its name to All3Media America with Holzman serving as president of the super indie’s US operations. At All3Media America, Holzman executive produced dozens of non-scripted projects across all major networks and cable outlets and oversaw the launch of All3’s US scripted series business.
Holzman has been nominated for the Emmy Award 19 times and has been its recipient on 4 occasions. He has been nominated for the Producers Guild Award 5 times and has been its recipient once. Outside of television, Holzman is a partner of The Meatball Shop restaurant group and the proud father of the world’s two most extraordinary children.