Experts in developing, launching, and expanding new businesses in media and technology.

Cole Media’s industry experts have helped nearly 200 clients launch, evaluate, and invest in new lines of business.

We handle everything from developing the initial business plan and strategy to launching or relaunching the business, with a focus on creating realistic financial projections to determine how much investment is required. We also help with due diligence for proposed acquisitions and serve as expert witnesses in litigation.

We have deep expertise in new and growing Media & Entertainment businesses but handle all types of companies. We can bring in additional experts as needed.

What We Do

Our work covers a broad range of business areas, all focused on setting up or investing in new media-related businesses.

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dingbat-red-round-24Business plan creation, including financial projections to determine investment requirements
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dingbat-red-round-24Financial planning and budgeting
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Programming and content licensingdingbat-red-round-24
Partner identification and relationship structuringdingbat-red-round-24
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Expert witness on various litigation mattersdingbat-red-round-24
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Industry Sectors

Sectors covered include:

  • Streaming
    • SVOD (Subscription) Streaming
    • FAST Channels
    • AVOD (advertising-supported)
    • TVOD (transactional)
  • Cable and Broadcast Networks
  • Film and Television Production Companies
  • Virtual Production
  • Distribution

    • Mobile Applications
    • Digital Advertising
    • Program Licensing
    • VR and AR
    • Podcasting and Audio
    • Live Events and Broadcast
    • Out-of-Home
    • Theatrical Exhibition

    Founded in 2002, Cole Media has worked with clients ranging from start-ups to major brands in the US and internationally.

    Clients include

    dingbat-greenTribune Digital
    dingbat-greenOvation TV

    dingbat-green BBC Worldwide
    dingbat-greenVerizon Wireless
    dingbat-greenTV One
    dingbat-greenSony Pictures Entertainment
    dingbat-greenAnonymous Content
    dingbat-greenthe CW
    dingbat-greenDreamscape VR
    dingbat-greenWorld Surf League
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    Team Experience

    Unlike other firms, every Cole Media consultant has significant hands-on operational experience at media companies.

    In addition to our in-house operational roles at most major studios and other entertainment companies, our consultants also have worked with major consulting and financial firms such as Bain and Company and Goldman Sachs.

    All team members are experienced independent consultants, able to quickly get up to speed on new projects and to manage outsourced client relationships. We have significant international and digital expertise.

    Teams are tailored to the needs of each assignment depending on the skillset and knowledge base required.

    Contact Us

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    Cole Media
    863 S. Gretna Green Way
    Los Angeles, CA 90049