8th Floor Books is the creative product of a lifetime of work by its co-founder, Sidney Richlin. Sidney has spent over three decades pushing the boundaries of innovation in various ventures across some of today's most collectible consumer products and artist collaborations for entertainment giants such as Universal, Marvel, Disney, the NBA, and Warner Bros., licensing beloved brands such as The Homies, Star Wars, Star Trek, Marvel, Looney Tunes, Hanna-Barbera, Betty Boop, and Dr. Seuss, as well as personal brands such as Elvis and Snoop Dogg.
Always ahead of the industry's ever-evolving landscape, Sidney and 8th Floor Books will push publishing into the future. Mr. Richlin earned a coveted segment on NBC's "one to watch" list, as he consistently grew each enterprise in scale and profitability. Amidst his achievements in business, Sidney has nurtured a lifelong passion for creative writing. As an author and screenwriter, he has developed several books, scripts, and treatments, including The Elevator Pitch, Can't Buy Me Love, and Starting All Over Again. Blending storytelling skills with business acumen, publishing books is the perfect evolution of his career. 8th Floor Books is built and focused to be a staple in shaping the landscape of modern storytelling.