As a media-manager Rodnyansky founded the first Ukrainian independent television network 1+1 and successfully ran CTC Media, which under his management became the first Russian media company to publicly trade on NASDAQ. Films produced by Rodnyansky many times won important prizes at Cannes Film Festival. Among the awards won by his films – Golden Globe for Leviathan and Cezar for Loveless. Rodnyansky won GQ Man of the Year (producer) three times. He is a member of the European Film Academy and Asia Pacific Screen Awards. Rodnyansky is a Member of The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, four of his films were nominated for an Oscar in the Best Foreign Film category: Chief in Love, Est-Ouest, Leviathan and Loveless. Variety500 index names Alexander Rodnyansky as one of the 500 most influential business leaders shaping the global media industry.