Frank Scherma is the president of RadicalMedia, a multidisciplinary studio that creates some of the world’s most innovative content. Under his leadership, the company has produced and distributed award-winning projects in a full spectrum of media, including commercials, feature films, television, music programming, graphic and interactive design, virtual reality, applications for smartphones and tablets, exhibitions, events and original photography.
With offices in New York, Los Angeles, London, Berlin and Shanghai, Scherma is an innovator who collaborates with some of the world’s most prestigious filmmakers, directors and content creators. He has produced award-winning television programs, feature films, branded programming and digital content. He has been honored with an Academy Award, a Golden Globe, Emmys, Grammys, Webbys, the Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt National Design Award for Communication Design, two Palme d’Ors at the Cannes Lions International Advertising Festival and just about every other accolade and trophy associated with the advertising and entertainment industries.
Frank is on the board of ThinkLA, a nonprofit collaborative that ties together local media, marketing, entertainment and advertising communities in Los Angeles. He was also one of the founding board members of the Entertainment Industry Development Corporation. Often found in the kitchen, Scherma cites his Italian upbringing as his greatest management influence: “My background taught me that the trick to keeping people close by is to keep lots of good food around.”