12 Facts About Andrew Vajna


Andrew Vajna moved to Hong Kong where he established his own wig manufacturing company, called Gilda Fashion.

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Andrew Vajna launched his career in the entertainment industry with his purchase of motion picture theatres in the Far East.

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In 1982, Andrew Vajna was a founder and then president of the American Film Marketing Association.

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Andrew Vajna was executive producer with Mario Kassar on such films such as Alan Parker's Angel Heart, and Rambo III.

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In December 1989, Andrew Vajna sold all his interest in Carolco for $106 million and formed Cinergi Productions, Inc to engage in the financing, development, production and distribution of major event motion pictures.

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Andrew Vajna's strategy was to develop long-term relationships with certain talent and produce a steady supply of two to four event motion pictures per year.

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Andrew Vajna never forgot his Hungarian roots and always tried to help the Hungarian film industry.

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In 1989 Andrew Vajna founded InterCom that has become a market-leader and a distributor of many Hollywood studios, including 20th Century Fox, Warner Bros.

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In 1998, Andrew Vajna took Cinergi private by buying out the public stockholders.

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In 2005 Andrew Vajna was, together with Quentin Tarantino and Lucy Liu, the executive producer of a feature-length documentary called Freedom's Fury, created by Colin Keith Gray and Megan Raney Aarons, which showed his renewed interest in the story of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution.

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From 2011 Andrew Vajna worked as the Government Commissioner in charge of the Hungarian film industry.

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Andrew Vajna died of a heart attack at his home in Budapest on 20 January 2019 at age 74.

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