Aviv Giladi is a media and entertainment entrepreneur, who funded Israel’s most prominent media conglomerate – RGE. His company holds numerous broadcasting channels, which include: Sport5, Channel8, Channel6 & LoggyTV; and represent some of Israel’s top stars.
Aviv began his career in 1979, operating as a script editor in CCC Studios – Berlin. A year later he returned to Israel and formed his own company, which specialised in stage productions and talent management. In 1990, during the outbreak of commercial television in Israel, he funded Sport5 and The Children’s Channel – both became the strongest niche channels in the country.
In 1996, IDB Banking Group acquired half of Giladi’s business – forming RGE Group. In 2008, Len Blavatnik’s Access Industries joined the RGE group.
In 2011, Aviv was appointed CEO of Icon UK and committed to refocus the company’s interest on film production and film financing. He launched AI Film as the company’s new production arm.