Los Angeles – The H Collective, a film finance, production, marketing and Distribution Company, announced the appointment of Nic Crawley as CEO. Crawley most recently served as President, International Marketing and Distribution at Paramount Pictures where he oversaw the design, development and implementation of all international sales, distribution, marketing and advertising strategies for the studio’s international theatrical releases. Based in Los Angeles, Crawley starts his new role in October.
“After 37 years at major studios, I am incredibly proud to take on the role of CEO at H Collective, where my global experience will help grow this dynamic new company,” said Crawley. “We have ambitious plans to build the company quickly and strategically through our network of finance partnerships, forthcoming executive hires and creative collaborations with leading filmmakers delivering a first-class slate of movies.”
Additionally, on the heels of The H Collective’s successful US release of Beijing Culture’s box office blockbuster Wolf Warrior 2, the company has announced Song Ge, Chairman of Beijing Culture, will serve the company as a board member. Beijing Culture is a leading diversified entertainment enterprise.
Launched in June 2017, The H Collective will produce a diversified slate of high-quality films with global appeal in four categories – Family/Comedy, Action/Adventure, Horror/Genre and Prestige. The company will be financing and/or producing four projects a year and has project production deals in place with top industry producers including Mark Johnson & Tom Williams (“Breaking Bad,” Rain Man, The Chronicles of Narnia series), Joe Roth & Jeff Kirschenbaum (Alice in Wonderland, Maleficent, Oz the Great and Powerful), and Sid Ganis & Nancy Hult Ganis (” Akeelah and the Bee).