ONE OF THE WORLDS LEADING INDEPENDENT ENTERTAINMENT COMPANIES

Created in 1999 by internationally renowned, award-winning producer Ashok Amritraj, Hyde Park Entertainment Group is a leading global force in the entertainment industry that develops, produces and markets critically acclaimed and commercial films, television, and digital content.  

Hyde Park’s projects cover all genres and have starred iconic names such as Bruce Willis, Sandra Bullock, Angelina Jolie, Sylvester Stallone, Dustin Hoffman, Robert De Niro, Steve Martin, and Dwayne Johnson and visionary directors such as Richard Linklater, Barry Levinson, James Wan, Robert Rodriguez, James Ivory, and more. It has also provided opportunities for up and coming talent.

Hyde Park has partnered with every major studio, and movies from Amritraj and the Hyde Park Group have totaled worldwide revenues in excess of $2 billion and have received awards and recognition from the major award shows and film festivals.

Hyde Park

Entertainment INC.

Hyde Park Entertainment is one of the leading independent entertainment companies in Hollywood today. Founded in 1999 by internationally renowned award winning producer Ashok Amritraj, Hyde Park has evolved into a cutting-edge option to the traditional Hollywood studio system that encompasses most of the elements of a full-fledged major including development, financing and production.

Hyde Park

International LLC

Hyde Park International has become one of the most important foreign sales companies in the World and is a permanent fixture at Cannes, Berlin, and the American Film Market. HPI is focused on representing commercial fare as well as award-winning films that serve the global marketplace.

Hyde Park –

Image Nation

LTD.

In November 2008, Hyde Park Entertainment and Image Nation Abu Dhabi partnered on a major deal to develop, produce, finance and distribute feature films. The venture has produced and financed multiple films since that time.

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Television

Launched in summer 2015, Hyde Park Television is the newest division of Hyde Park Entertainment. Building on the tremendous success of Hyde Park’s feature film business, the television group aims to become a major supplier of premium content to U.S. and international broadcasters. Hyde Park Television has a growing slate of exceptional I.P. along with original concepts from top writers and producers. Hyde Park Television has a first-look deal with eOne Television, a leading independent studio that distributes over 4,500 hours of television worldwide.

Hyde Park

Europe LTD.

Based in London, Hyde Park Europe Ltd. is a partnership with entrepreneur and producer Lars Sylvest. Hyde Park Europe will produce and finance European films and TV projects, several of which are currently in active development.

KEY HYDE PARK EXECUTIVES

ASHOK AMRITRAJ

CHAIRMAN AND CEO

An internationally renowned award-winning producer, Ashok Amritraj has made over 100 films during the span of his 30-year career, with worldwide revenues in excess of $2 billion. He has partnered with every major studio in Hollywood and produced films starring the likes of Bruce Willis, Sandra Bullock, Sylvester Stallone, Angelina Jolie, Cate Blanchett, Dustin Hoffman, Andrew Garfield, Steve Martin, Antonio Banderas, Robert De Niro, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, Jennifer Aniston, Nicolas Cage, and many more.

As Chairman and CEO of the Hyde Park Entertainment Group, Amritraj has grown the Company into a cutting-edge independent alternative to the traditional Hollywood system, fully realizing his vision for a progressive global company that incorporates the most essential elements of a full-fledged studio. Hyde Park’s mandate encompasses feature film, television, digital, documentary, and cross- cultural content, with the Company possessing development, production, and financing capabilities in addition to handling worldwide sales and marketing.

Amritraj’s box office hits include films such as GHOST RIDER: SPIRIT OF VENGEANCE, starring Nicolas Cage, BRINGING DOWN THE HOUSE, starring Steve Martin, PREMONITION, starring Sandra Bullock, WALKING TALL starring The Rock, and many more, as well as critically acclaimed titles including 99 HOMES starring Andrew Garfield and Michael Shannon, BLUE VALENTINE, starring Ryan Gosling and Michelle Williams, and SHOPGIRL, starring Steve Martin and Claire Danes.

Hyde Park and ImageNation AbuDhabi continue their long term multi million dollar feature film partnership with their next release PREY, a co-production with Blumhouse Productions directed by Franck Khalfoun (Amityville: The Awakening)

Amritraj’s extraordinary career from Wimbledon tennis player to billion dollar Hollywood producer (chronicled in his autobiography Advantage Hollywood) is matched only by his commitment to education, diversity, and equality. Dedicating a significant amount of his time to philanthropic endeavors worldwide, Amritraj was recently appointed as the first United Nations in India Goodwill Ambassador for the Sustainable Development Goals.

Amritraj continues to pave the way for the intersection of entertainment and philanthropy, and remains fully engaged in the creation of socially-relevant content, including producing and hosting the critically acclaimed show “Chance of a Lifetime” in partnership with the United Nations and the recently announced partnership with Global Citizen (the social action platform for a global generation) to produce unique, impactful content that shines a spotlight on the world’s biggest challenges.

Amritraj’s various awards include a Certificate of Special Recognition from the United States Congress for Exemplary Public Service to the People of the United States of America, the Producer of Vision Award from the Hollywood community, and a special award from the American Indian Foundation (chaired by President Bill Clinton) for “making India and Indians proud”. Amritraj was named “Producer of the Decade” by the Spirit of India Foundation, in addition to being celebrated by the Indian International Film Festival for his “extraordinary contribution by an Indian in international cinema.”

Amritraj served on the Foreign Film Board of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, was a member of the Los Angeles Board for the British Academy of Film and Television Arts, and was on the International Council for the Emmy Awards. In 2015, he was bestowed an honorary Doctorate of the Arts from the University of East London. In addition to working with UEL, Amritraj currently serves on the advisory board for the Dodge Film School at Chapman University.

CARL CLIFTON

PRESIDENT, INTERNATIONAL SALES

ADAM BLUMBERG

VICE PRESIDENT, TELEVISION

Adam Blumberg serves as Hyde Park Entertainment’s first head of TV. He develops prime-time television series for broadcast and cable networks while overseeing the day-to-day operations of the television group.

Prior to his post at Hyde Park, Adam was the Director of Development for Entertainment One Television where he sold and developed shows with HBO, AMC, NBC, FX, IFC, TBS, A&E, SYFY, and VH1 among others. He also worked on ongoing series such as AMC’s Hell On Wheels, ABC’s Rookie Blue, SyFy’s HAVEN and NBC’s The Firm.

Prior to eOne, Adam was the Manager of Creative Affairs for Blueprint Entertainment where he worked on series such as HBO’s Hung, FX’s Testees, DirecTV’s Call Me Fitz and CBS’ The Bridge.

Preceding Blueprint Entertainment, Adam was the Development Associate for Good Game Entertainment, Lauren Graham’s Warner Brothers TV based production company, where he generated new ideas and worked with writers to pitch to the studio and networks, including Objects of Desire for the CW.

Adam began his career as the Writer’s Assistant to Bestselling author and Emmy Award winning writer-producer Gail Parent, contributing to Walt Disney Pictures’ Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen starring Lindsay Lohan and Tracey Ullman: Live & Exposed for HBO.

Adam is a National Active Member of The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences and a Lifetime Founding Member of The Global Theatre Project. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Theatre & Drama from The University of Wisconsin, Madison. Adam lives in Los Angeles with his wife, Dana, and their son, Henry.

SARAH DUNN

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

Sarah Dunn joined Hyde Park Entertainment in 2014, as Chief Financial Officer. She handles all aspects of finance for Hyde Park, their productions, and international distribution. Prior to joining Hyde Park, Sarah was the Vice President, Finance for Roger Corman’s production company, New Horizons Picture Corp. Ms. Dunn started there as an accounting manager, but worked her way up to becoming Vice President within 5 years. While working for New Horizons, she handled all of the finance and accounting facets on all of their films, including several projects for the Sy­‐Fy Channel, Epix, and Sony Pictures Distribution. Before moving to Los Angeles and joining the film industry, Sarah was the Controller of a fashion design firm in Chicago.

JOE D'ANGELO

VICE PRESIDENT, GLOBAL OPERATIONS

Joe has been with Hyde Park Entertainment since its inception, helping the company grow into the international powerhouse it is today, currently serving as Vice President of Global Operations. In his twenty years in the industry, Joe has worked with many of the major studios, including Twentieth Century Fox, The Walt Disney Company, Sony Entertainment, and MGM. Prior to moving to Los Angeles, Joe attended Seton Hall University where, in addition to studying film production, he dual minored in advertising and psychology. He currently resides in Valencia.

ADDISON MEHR

VICE PRESIDENT, ACQUISITIONS AND PRODUCTION

Addison began his career with directors Martin Scorsese and Rebecca Miller. He worked on Scorsese’s BAFTA nominated George Harrison: Living in the Material World and the Academy Award nominated film, HUGO, as well as development and pre-production on SILENCE which is in production.

Addison is Currently VP of Acquisitions and Production at Hyde Park Entertainment where he will be responsible for the Hyde Park Production slate.

Previously he was responsible for acquisitions and digital distribution across the GoDigital Inc companies (Amplify Releasing, GoDigital, and Distribber). Notable films include The Zellner Brothers’ KUMIKO THE TREASURE HUNTER and Terry Gilliam’s ZERO THEOREM.

Addison studied film and entertainment business at New York University.
He currently resides in Los Angeles California.

PRIYA AMRITRAJ

Director, Film & Television

Currently Director of Film & Television at the Hyde Park Entertainment Group, Priya has worked on the development and production of such feature films as “Prey” a Co-Prod with Blumhouse Productions, “99 Homes” starring Andrew Garfield, Michael Shannon and Laura Dern and directed by Ramin Bahrani, “Killing Hasselhoff” a Co-Prod with WWE Studios and many more.

At Hyde Park Television, Priya works closely with Adam Blumberg, the Vice President of HPTV on HP’s overall TV and digital slate of projects and coordinates Hyde Park’s  first look deal with EOne Entertainment.  Priya has also worked on such Hyde Park special projects as “Chance Of A Lifetime” a Filmmaking series in partnership with the United Nations spotlighting their Millennium Development Goals  which aired on Pivot TV and  National Geographic.

Prior to Joining Hyde Park, Priya worked in the creative development space at Pivot TV, Participant’s TV Channel, on the feature film “The Call” starring Halle Berry and on the short film “Lemonade Wars” directed by Ramin Bahrani.

Following her passion to direct socially relevant material, Priya recently completed her short film “Lucky Star” which has played in Domestic and International Festivals and is represented by Gersh Agency.