Emmett Furla Oasis Films initially was founded in 1998 and was a combination of Emmett’s extensive entertainment industry experience and Furla’s business expertise. In 2013 a collaboration was finalized with Oasis Ventures Entertainment.
The success to date has been rooted in the company’s ability to facilitate relationships between top creative talent (including actors, writers, and directors) and companies who produce, finance, and distribute motion pictures.
To date, more than 80 films have been produced which have grossed in excess of $1,000,000,000 box office ticket sales worldwide.
The films include The Amityville Horror, Rambo, 16 Blocks, End of Watch, Broken City, The Frozen Ground, Escape Plan, 2Guns and Lone Survivor.
In 2015 EFO Films is producing a wide range of movies including the following: Martin Scorsese’s Silence, the TUPAC biopic, Extraction and in collaboration with Hasbro the world’s first Monopoly movie and Hungry Hungry Hippos.READ MORE
Randall Emmett was born and raised in Miami, Florida, where he received a strong educational background in the arts; whether that was during his younger years in the reputable New World School of the Arts or later in the prestigious School of Visual Arts in New York City. His career in the film industry ranged from being an assistant in the mailroom of a major talent agency to working with Mark Wahlberg for several years. This gave him extensive exposure in Hollywood, allowing him to form key relationships with industry professionals.
Equipped with a business degree from the University of Southern California, George Furla started off his career as an equity trader with Cantor Fitzgerald and with Jones and Associates. After this period of employment with Jones and Associates, Furla ran his own hedge fund for ten years until he formed a partnership with Randall Emmett 1998.
Oasis Ventures Entertainment is a part of the Oasis Ventures group of companies, with offices in Dubai, New York, Los Angeles and the Cayman Islands. Oasis Ventures’ proven track record of building and further developing small and medium size companies resulted in the establishment of Oasis Ventures Entertainment to enable Emmet Furla Oasis Films to leverage off its global reach through its well established global infrastructure and benefit from its services, advice, capital and oversight. Oasis Ventures brings its Chief Financial Officer Caesar Richbow based in LA and its Regional Marketing Director Mary Mulcahy based in the Middle East.