CEO & Founder | Areu Bros Studio
Ozzie Areu served as the President of Tyler Perry Studios, where he produced almost $1B in production and over $2B in revenue. In his role, Ozzie oversaw all facets of the studio and production businesses, here he produced over 900 episode of Television, 9 hit series, as well as 17 movies (6x #1) and almost a dozen stage plays. Notably, Ozzie and Tyler Perry’s production team, 34th street films, discovered the film Precious. The film went on to be nominated for 6 Oscars, ultimately winning two. A renowned leader in the Latin American community, Ozzie has received numerous awards, such as The 50 Most Influential Latinos in Georgia and The Presidents’ Award by The Georgia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, The Eagle Leadership Award by The Latino Leaders Network, The Global Cultural Hero and Outstanding Georgia Citizen Award by the World Chamber of Commerce, Diamond Award for Outstanding Producer, Entrepreneurship, Philanthropy and Humanity and The Nosotros Golden Eagle Award.