Stuart Levy’s multifaceted entertainment background includes more than 14 years of experience in corporate management and creative development. He founded the TOKYOPOP® Group, which includes six companies in the U.S., Japan, Germany, and Great Britain. Through his leadership, TOKYOPOP has become an influential youth-oriented entertainment brand and the top innovator of manga creation.
As an artist, Mr. Levy’s production, music composition, writing, and directorial talents have been the driving force behind the company’s premiere properties, such as Initial D, Rave Master and Princess Ai.
In 2007, Mr. Levy founded TOKYOPOP Pictures, a film company dedicated to bringing TOKYOPOP intellectual property to the big screen, and TOKYOPOP Digital, which focuses on digital contents syndicated through broadband and mobile networks.
Additionally, he produced the company’s social networking-based website www.tokyopop.com, committed to mixing youth culture with the manga lifestyle.
Stu is an Executive Producer on the forthcoming feature film Priest, based on the Tokyopop manga series and which will be produced by Screen Gems, a Sony Pictures company.
Stu will be appearing as a part of the Supanova “Directors Day” on the Friday of the Brisbane Supanova event between 1pm and 7pm.