Bio

 

Lloyd has been an Sr. Executive, Executive Producer and Filmmaker focused on entertainment for over 25 years.  He has held the position of Executive Producer for domestic and international channels and has Executive Produced over fifteen hundred hours of Television and several notable feature and documentary films.  Lloyd has lead in programming and production at both private and public companies and has successfully managed budgets upwards of 20 million per year.

Lloyd holds a Juris Doctor from University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, and has earned a Masters Degree in Business Management from N.U. and a B.S. from San Diego State University. His studies abroad include: the Inns of Court School of Law London, England, as Summer Barrister Pupilage, and Salzburg University, Austro-American Institute of Education, Salzburg, Austria, and Pepperdine University School of Law, Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution. Lloyd is also an adjunct Professor in Business and Law for Southern New Hampshire University.

Lloyd has won over 16 Telly Awards, 2 Aurora Awards and 3 Emmy Nomination during his tenure. Further, he has multiple “official selection” accolades and wins at many prestigious film festivals, including The Hollywood Film Festival and Big Sky International Film Festival. Lloyd is represented in television by Alec Shankman of the Abrams Artists Agency.

Lloyd’s executive positions include his recent tenure as Executive Producer and Chief Content Officer at Edge TV and is credited as Co-founder there. Previously, Lloyd was the Senior Executive in charge of Programming and Production for the Outdoor Channel (SVP Level). Whilst there, his efforts dramatically increased ratings, overhauled the on-air look and revamped quality control, all while coming in under budget. His duties involved overseeing the production of over 100 shows, including over 35 originals and time-buys. His expertise in integrating advertisers organically changed the way the channel had done business previously and is still in practice at the channel today. Lloyd landed and was integral in creating new must watch tent pole programming, including “Duck Commander” with Robertson Family, “Wild and Raw” with Lone Survivors’ Marcus Luttrell, two NASCAR shows and The very first TV show for the Boy Scouts of America “Scouting for Adventure”. Past his tenure as a Sr. Executive at Outdoor Channel Lloyd directed and produced specials and acted as a Sr. Consultant to Outdoor Channel.

Lloyd was formerly the Chief Operating Officer for Extreme Group, USA, and is credited as a Co-Founder of the Extreme Sports Channel, which is now in over 55 countries and owned by AMC Networks International. He is still involved as Shareholder in the original Group. Lloyd’s endeavors led directly to the creation of Fox’s Fuel Channel (Fox Sports 2), and he had an essential role on the launch team from day one; bringing in over 200 hours of programming to the channel. He was later hired as a Senior Consultant and Executive Producer.

Lloyd has also served as a Senior Executive at Havoc TV, Ripe TV, Bennett Productions, and Planet X Studios and has served as a partner with Fusion Entertainment. Lloyd is an active producer and his shows have run on all major networks, as well as cable and now in OTT too. He has produced for ABC, NBC, CBS, Discovery, Fox Sports, ESPN, Fuel TV, NBC Sports, Fuse, MTV, Rush HD, HDTV, Showtime, USA Network and more.

As a filmmaker, Lloyd has been Executive Producer on several feature and documentary films including the acclaimed Do You Dream in Color, Dearly Departed Volumes I and II, Six Degrees of Helter Skelter, Pipe,  Rising Tides and Remember Us. His feature films also include the award winning drama, The Outside and comedy, Left and Loose in the Lot and Sex Sound and Silence. Lloyd is an active member of the Producers Guild of America, The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, American Film Institute, and was on the Board of the Tahoe / Reno International Film Festival as Head of the Adventure Film Categories. Lloyd’s work was recognized by The Hollywood Reporter and Producer’s Guild when he was a finalist in their list of the 50 most influential people leading digital entertainment in Hollywood for his Executive Production on Havoc on the 101 and groundbreaking VOD / Multi Screen experience.

Lloyd is married to Jennifer Ellis Molander (a Director of The Leon Levey Foundation) and has one daughter Lauren a recent graduate of SMU. Lloyd is an outdoorsman’s, loves academia and philanthropy. Lloyd and Jennifer recently started Monkey Rock Entertainment, a for Cause film company that will be Producing films that make a difference in world.

For Tenacity Entertainment and Tenacity Pictures Lloyd is the CEO and Executive Producer. Lloyd resides in Greater New York City area as well as Incline Village, NV and has a Los Angeles office too. His Direct contact info is: Lloyd@tenacityEnt.com

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